Tomorrow I'll be leaving for Nice. Yes, it's France the top-secret destination I'll be visiting this month for the very first time. Gustavo was the only one who guessed it, but I want to thank everyone who took the time to leave a comment: Natalie, Melissa, Frank, Lindsay and Isabella. I really appreciate it. I do know why you guys were thinking about the United States or England. I show my love for English speaking countries at every given opportunity. However, I couldn't plan a trip to the States in such a short period of time so I picked France, since I'm currently learning la langue de l'amour and I've always wanted to visit la Cote D'Azur. (Cute rhyme, uh? :P ) … [Read more...] about How much French can you learn in 3 weeks?
Who says learning Spanish can't be all fun and games? Today I'm thrilled to share with you an excellent guest post written by the co-founder of ¡Dígame!. I’ll let her take the stage now and describe her own project. Sarah Allen is CTO of Mightyverse. She speaks Spanish, German, and English and loves learning languages. She's an expert on computer-human interaction and collaborative systems and is driven to design a platform that will make it fun for everyone to learn to communicate across culture and language. … [Read more...] about Learning Spanish is as fun as playing a game with ¡Dígame!
I'm excited to launch the very first giveaway of the blog! Do you remember my article about FlashSticks? If you haven't read it yet, what are you waiting for? Check it out and then come back here! Okay, by now you should know how amazing the FlashSticks post-it notes are and I'm sure you won't miss the opportunity to win a pack of them! … [Read more...] about Are you learning Italian? Join this giveaway to win amazing prizes!
Today I’m happy to host a very special language learner on Runaway Daydreamer. His name is Francis Boscoe. He's currently learning Italian as his first foreign language, but in this article he will talk about how peculiar is his own language: English! I'm pretty sure you'll love this guest post, just like I did! Over to you Francis! … [Read more...] about The English language is not fair!
Raise your hand if you've never had difficulties in memorizing vocabulary in a foreign language. ... Yeah, thought so. There are words that don’t stick no matter what you do. You keep on learning and learning them until you get so frustrated that you stop making the effort. Wait! There's no need to get discouraged. Learning vocabulary doesn't have to be a painful and boring process. On the contrary, it can be fun and addictive. … [Read more...] about How To Make Vocabulary Stick
Simply put: language learning should be fun. If it’s not fun 80% of the time, you’re doing it wrong. If you’re wondering why it is so important to enjoy your language learning process, read this article very carefully. Language learning is a journey, not a destination. This quote basically sums up everything. Would you go on a vacation knowing the journey would be horrible and boring as hell? Probably not. That’s the way you should approach the language learning experience. Sure, there will be ups and downs on the road. You’ll find some hurdles along the way. But, overall, it has to be an exciting and incredible journey. A journey you’re impatient to start. A journey you don’t even want to end. Because languages are always evolving and there’s always more to … [Read more...] about Are you planning to learn a new language? Read this post first!