Sometimes I lie awake at night and wonder Where my life will lead me Where the years have gone Why … More
Category: Language learning
How to learn a language with minimal effort and without money
Ah, minimal effort and no money, was there ever a sweeter combination? Bacon and honey comes pretty close (“Everything is … More
Why you should start using a foreign language from the start
Delayed gratification, people suck at it. There, I said it. I’m ready to admit that I’m especially bad at it. … More
Is learning a language like building a house?
One of the metaphors I hear most often, is that language learning is like building a house. Your words are the … More
Why your teacher wants you to use do and yet you don’t
As an English teacher, I love teaching students how to use ‘do’ as it stops them from saying things like: … More
Training listening is all about what you don’t hear
“A pot is useful not for what you can see. It is useful for what you cannot see — its emptiness.” — Lao-Tzu
What is the easiest language to learn?
As so often in life, beauty difficulty is in the eye of the beholder. Spelling bees in Hungarian, often called “the … More