Sometimes a fact comes along which is so far out of kilter with what you believed, it stops you dead in your tracks….and I saw one a few days ago in The Guardian about language [...]
Marketers are adding a new and powerful tool to their magic mix of tricks and schemes to help us part with our money...foreign words! English so often the go-to language for marketers, is now making way for some foreign words when there is a need to conjure up authenticity, cultural depth, heritage and sophistication
"Always do your best. What you plant now you can harvest later" We're all trying to make our way in the world - achieve something, make a difference, provide for ourselves, provide for others. Sometimes [...]
Many language systems are actually very poor. The result? You find it difficult, you become demotivated and start to believe that you don't have the skills to learn (which is simply untrue). The good news is, there are great resources available, if you know where to look.
"After playing two or three times with the same deck students have almost magically learned all the vocabulary, not only to write and read each word correctly but also to pronounce it right."Veronica Fernandez, Spain
Q. What resources are actually proven to work in schools? There is so much noise and choice around MFL resources, it is quite difficult to find resources that actually work (as opposed to those that are just heavily [...]
Learn these and your ability to express yourself quickly and easily will grow exponentially. That's why it's a great place for language beginners to start.
(and not be fluent) Homeschooling is a big undertaking. Parents aim to educate their children at home and aspire to provide an education at least as good, if not better, than the local school system. Apart [...]
As exam results roll in, games are shown to boost performance In the UK, it's the season for academic results...students opening letters followed by squeals of delight or moans of despair. There is a lot of post [...]