How to be a good language learner

There’s no such thing as being born good at languages. However, there are people who learn languages well. But that has nothing to do with them being naturally good at it. It has to do with their attitude and the way they approach their learning. Good language learners are willing to face the fear of making…

Reasons To Learn Spanish

Spanish is the third most spoken language in the world and the most spoken language in the Americas. It’s the official (or co-official) language in Spain, most countries in Central and South America, and several Caribbean countries too. It’s a useful language to know when doing business with Spanish or Latin American firms, and a…

Tips for writing the perfect email

Being able to communicate effectively is one of the most essential skills anyone can possess. No matter what it is you need, what it is you do, or where it is you want to go, your ability to communicate in such a way that actually warrants the response you desire— and in the timeframe, you…

Grammar in focus

Making grammar meaningful Grammar is the backbone of any language and an integral part of all language learning. It’s about finding patterns in language and using key structures in meaningful situations. It’s about learning how to manipulate a phrase – creating a simple sentence and then a more complex one to say what you want…

How to learn and retain vocabulary

No matter how good your grammar is, if you don’t know any words that you can use it with, you won’t get very far with your language skills: Vocabulary opens up doors to new worlds and makes learning fun and satisfying. You have to put in some effort and there’s neither a magic trick nor…

Know your learning style

The term “learning styles” speaks to the understanding that every student learns differently. Technically, an individual’s learning style refers to the preferential way in which the student absorbs, processes, comprehends and retains information. For example, when learning how to build a clock, some students understand the process by following verbal instructions, while others have to…

10 amazing tips to learn a language

If you believe that you can never become bilingual, take note! 1. KNOW WHY This might sound obvious, but if you don’t have a good reason to learn a language, you are less likely to stay motivated over the long-run. Wanting to impress English-speakers with your French is not a very good reason; wanting to…