Improving French Listening Comprehension: Anything Short Will Do

I am always in search of videos on the Internet to help my clients improve their French listening comprehension and increase their vocabulary. Since an hour lesson is too short to watch a movie and work on it, I particularly favor anything short. Thus, I spend countless hours surfing on the web and watching videos […]

How to Make the Most out of Introducing Children to a Second Language

From the age of eleven, when I had my first French lesson, I have always loved learning languages. My first linguistic triumph was during a family holiday to France when I used all of the four phrases I knew in French to communicate with the toddler who lived in the farm next door to where […]

Tools to learn Spanish – Learning Spanish with the BBC

When learning a language, we not only deal with our lessons, grammar exercises or lists of vocabulary. One of the things I tell my students is that they have to read, watch or listen to Spanish media. In the Internet age we have plenty of material that can help us learning Spanish in a fun […]

How to Get On The Road to Success as a Language Learner

Any journey will have its difficulties Language learning presents different types challenges at different points along the experience. This time round I wish to look at language learners who have difficulty in achieving blast off.  These are the learners who put in a lot of (well at least some!) energy at the start but don’t […]

Great Free Resources for Learning British English

As you know, there are different dialects of English around the world like British English, American English, Australian and so on. In most cases it does not really matter which English dialect you learn as long as you try to stick with it and don’t mix up different Englishes. When you learn English as a […]

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