If language is culture, and culture is language, one of the best ways to learn both is watching films! They are not only excellent means to improve your listening skills, but also a fantastic key to understand a culture.
This is my personal list for Italian learners (in a chronological...
There is no valid reason why you should not learn a language nowadays. It is a highly valued skill and will benefit you in so many ways.
-Improve self confidence
-Being able to work independently or in a team
-Be more culturally aware
-Increases brain activity.
If you are...
I will avoid mentioning any brand names here. Suffice it to say that the e-reader can be a great tool for the language learner. It is possible to upload all sorts of Spanish books, bilingual books and other texts onto your device, according to your level in the language, and your interests.
Learning a second or third language is an investment in yourself. There is no better way to grow your skills and capabilities than by investing energy in a talent that will enable you to communicate earnestly with more human beings.
Many people for whom English is not a native language, and who...
When I was living in Portugal an English friend of mine said that Portuguese as a language was like a club of which only native speakers were members and if a foreigner attempted to speak the language, they would giggle - not out of mischief, but because they saw no point in others learning...
Physiological studies have found that speaking two or more languages is a great asset to the cognitive process. The brains of bilingual people operate differently than single language speakers, and these differences offer several mental benefits.
Below are seven cognitive advantages to learning...
Learning a foreign language takes time and dedication. The reasons below may help to convince you to take the plunge, if such persuasion is needed. Some reasons are practical, some aspirational, some intellectual and others sentimental, but whatever your reasons, having a clear idea of why...
I love teaching very much as it gives me great pleasure to enrich other people knowledge.
Studying foreign languages is not hard work because with clear explanations and structured, well-organised lessons according to the student's needs, I'm sure that great results can be achieved.
One of the...
1. Stand tall
It's all about posture, if you look confident you sound confident. Stand or sit up straight, shoulders back, face forwards.2. Make eye contact
Look at the person you are talking to. To let them know you are passionate about what you are saying, show them with your eyes.3. Breathe
One book that I find very helpful in many different areas of study - essay writing, EFL, GCSE and A-level English - is English Grammar in Use by Raymond Murphy.
Grammar is really the foundation of all writing (and speaking), and with a good base here we can build and build in argument, style,...
English as a Foreign Language
All Fine Art degrees require students to 're-think their thinking'; that is, to step outside the 'safe' and 'conventional', and view a subject...
I have been teaching one to one for five years now. One thing I have learnt in that time is that there is more than one way to crack a nut!
Learning a new language means entering into a new life adventure. Discover different faces of a culture, go deep inside it. To do so, you need to...
The use of modern technology provides a wide range of teaching methods which contrasted quite severely with my own recollection of Secondary...
"3 dogs are coming! We have to go!" This is the phrase I always give to my students, together with three horrible wolf dogs in a picture from...
Everything is possible if you are patient and ready to work hard towards your personal goals. This is the only way to improve your current skills...
Elocution? That's a bit old-fashioned, isn't it? Do people actually WANT that stuff? How now, brown cow... that sort of thing?
Yes, it seems,...
Developing accurate tongue placement and lip shape is essential for the clear pronunciation of standard English (Received Pronunciation). For the...
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