German

Learning German: ‘Der Junge fährt nicht’

Learning German: ‘Der Junge fährt nicht’

When I embarked on this course, I was concerned that by learning German, a truly foreign language to me, all the wonderful words I encountered, would cease being so incredible. I love that when devoid of original meaning, German words (gloriously onomatopoeic) have truly delightful connotations in my own language.

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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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5 Tips for language learning in 2014

5 Tips for language learning in 2014

We’ve asked successful language learners in Europe how to set and achieve language-learning goals this year. Personal success stories prove that the intention to actually speak a new language combined with achievable milestones, makes the language-learning journey exciting and fun.

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Infographic: Christmas Markets UK

Infographic: Christmas Markets UK

There’s so much to love about Christmas but one of the best things is wrapping up warm and going to a good old fashioned German Christmas Market. But with so many to choose from, which should you go to? Here’s a list of some of the best in the UK.

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