All posts by Simon Goodall

Which language should I start learning next?

If you want to learn a language but can’t decide which one to go for then we’ve got some tips to help you make your mind up.

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What is the ROI on your language learning?

Learning a second language requires a substantial investment of both time and passion, but it pays off for those who can commit.Time for a look at the increasing value of languages in a globalised economy

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How to be a linguistic high-flyer

We visited luxury travel blogger and life-long-linguist, Jet-Settera (also known as Barbara Wagner) and quizzed her about her approach to Language Learning. Fluent in 4 different languages, she told how

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How to learn a language without translations

Translation is a barrier to effective language learning. It requires a lot of mental energy and repetition to memorise, and it makes us slower and clumsier speakers. Discover the most efficient and enjoyable

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Immerse yourself in a new language and learn better

There are lots of different ways to learn a new language. What works for you depends on your motivation: do you just want to learn the basics before travelling or do you actually want to speak a new language?

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Oktoberfest German

And it is, of course, Bavarian that is associated with Oktoberfest. It’s the language the Alps: of beer drinking, leather shorts and floral dirndls.

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Practise your French with Family Coste

“….a great way to pass the time when we have long journeys to make in the camper”

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German Mum learns French with Rosetta Stone

Jacqueline lives in a part of Germany right on the French border. The young mum decided to find some time to learn French with our help

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Speaking from day one with Elisa

Meet Elisa, polyglot extraordinaire! Elisa shares our commitment to training students to speak and converse from the very first lessons. We wanted to find out more…

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Talking about Blended Learning with Irena Jorgensen – podcast

Blended learning provides structure and saves a lot of time by asking the students to do the ‘hard work’ on their own and leaving tutors free to concentrate on interaction and correction.

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