Summer Holidays are coming! Tune into the language People find learning a language difficult...and some say that the best way to learn a language is through total immersion. I don't think many people would argue with that except it's difficult to arrange and somewhat costly - most of us cannot just up sticks and go to Italy for 2 months (I wish)! But many of us are going on hols - for a week or two abroad. This is when we can immerse ourselves in the language. We are surrounded by foreign signs, menus, and people! So [...]
I am starting to think about holidays and booking somewhere on the continent. Usually we go to Italy (my wife is Italian) - but I am thinking maybe France this year - or Spain? When I was a kid (admittedly some years ago) Seve Ballasteros, the great Spanish golfer, used to urge holiday makers to not go on their travels without packing their American Express card. I always remember the strapline "Don't leave home without it". He said it in a strong Spanish accent - lovely. Obviously a powerful strapline if I recall it all these years [...]
KLOO is perhaps the perfect travel game. It comes in handy sized, double decked packs and with each deck you can play 16 different games - the main difference being that you effortlessly learn a language as you play.