Archive for March, 2014

Happy Waffle Day!

Happy Waffle Day!

This week was a great Swedish holiday, Waffle Day! Apparently the day is really called Vårfrudagen, which loosely translated means “Our Lady of Spring”.

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Languages in Schools

Languages in Schools

It was in the news this week that Modern Foreign Languages in Britain are in crisis. Specifically at A-Level. 18 years ago, 22,000 people took French A-Level and last year the figure was down to 10,000. That is a staggering statistic, and purveyors of language have every right to be concerned.

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7 Tips for learning a new language

7 Tips for learning a new language

Learning a new language can be daunting, especially if you are starting from scratch like I was. A lot of people haven’t done this since school and it wasn’t always enjoyable either. Rosetta Stone is different though. Here’s are my 7 tips for learning a new language and how to make the most of using Rosetta Stone.

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