Learning Spanish hasn’t felt as daunting as my lame attempt at Vietnamese. I’m no longer being slapped for pronouncing paella incorrectly, either. This is an added bonus. One I’m grateful for.Read more »
Do you remember when you first started learning a language?
For me, it was exciting. I’d just started secondary school. Language classes were so different from lessons at primary school. I’d been curious about other countries and cultures since I went on my first holiday to Italy at age three.
Each year, Spain’s La Tomatina festival falls on the final Wednesday of August. The festival sees around 150,000 tomatoes being thrown in the streets of Buñol, and although many people will have heard of this food fight, few are aware of what it actually entails.Read more »
There’s something rather special about sharing a new language with your child. We’ve just discovered that our toddler will be learning Spanish in her reception class from September this year. I’m over the moon, as it means we’ll be able to learn together—she at school and I with the Rosetta Stone TOTALe online course.Read more »
I’ve always wanted to learn to speak Spanish. French is nice, don’t get me wrong, and there’s nothing more romantic than Italian (although when my Italian boyfriend broke up with me back in the day, I had a few choice words for him that were decidedly unromantic).Read more »