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German (general)

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Enhance Your Memory

Learning a new language can be very daunting and many students have huge expectations in the...
Translation/ Interpretation

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Translating "You"

'Translating the Pronominal Form of Address in European Literature'  A large proportion of...
Italian (general)

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Learning languages in modern times

It is commonly believed that languages need to follow a certain sequence when teaching them to...
French (general)

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6 Tips for Learning a Foreign Language

  Learn a new word each day - It may not sound much, but that’s 7 new words a week or 30 or...

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  • Lyrical Spanish

    Manohar Whig Spanish (general) Tutor (Harrow) Picture Spanish, in terms of native born speakers, is actually a larger language than English. The joy of Spanish comes from its exhuberance and vitality. Spanish and Latin American people have a zest for life and use their language in a very lyrical and expressive way. Learning Spanish provides the key...
  • Learning Portuguese

    Manohar Whig Portuguese Tutor (Harrow) Picture The full importance of Portuguese is not appreciated in the United Kingdom. It is spoken by more than 200 million people. In fact, there are more Portuguese than Arabic speakers in the World.Out of all the Romance languages, Portuguese is the closest to Latin. It is an Indo-European language...
  • French Joie de Vivre

    Manohar Whig French (general) Tutor (Harrow) Picture The phrase "Joie de vivre" sums up the French attitude to life. France is a land of gorgeous contrasts. The sights and especially the smells that come from authentic French cuisine made by ordinary French people enjoying the simple pleasures of food and wine. Knowledge of the language lets you...
  • Why Russian?

    Russian Teacher (North West London) Picture The language I teach is not by any means among the most popular modern foreign languages in England. There are unfortunately numerous and often complex reasons for the current state of affairs. This is exactly why I perceive teaching Russian in a wider context not only for developing and...
  • Sharing a Passion

    French (general) Tutor (Southampton) Picture I have been passionate about foreign languages since my early childhood. I studied English, German, Russian, Norwegian, Swedish and Italian. Languages have played an important role in my life. They have enabled me to visit and live in different countries, to meet people from other cultures and...
  • The love of languages

    Spanish (general) Tutor (Bath) Picture For many of us, language learning is a challenge we would rather not face. There are no genuine short cuts to learning a new language, although there are certainly many things which can make it easier or more palatable. The idea of speaking another language is so much more attractive than the...
  • Why I Became a Teacher.

    Elizabeth English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher (South West London) Picture It's a wonderful thing to speak several languages and teach them to other people, helping others to learn foreign languages. I am fluent in 4 languages. I fell in love with English when I was in Year 5 and we started to learn a foreign language at school. I was lucky enough to have English....
  • Why I Became a Tutor

    English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher (Nottingham) Picture I studied for a BA Honours English degree at the University of North London. I lived and studied in a very cosmopolitan area and, in my third year at university, lived in a shared house where I was the only native speaker. I really enjoyed talking to my housemates and helping them to improve...
  • Learning a language

    English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher (South West London) Picture I speak a little Japanese and a little Spanish. I lived in both of these wonderful countries for a while and studied the language in a class also. I feel that this gives me an edge over other teachers who might not have attempted to learn a second language and it helps me have a better...
  • Learning together

    Japanese Tutor (South East London) Picture I have had experience visiting several countries. Every time I visited, local people were very kind to teach me their language and culture. I found if I knew their language, I could learn more deeply about their culture. What do you think? I think those who want to learn a new language probably...

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