This article will explain to you that since each language has its own grammatical rules, alphabet and system of pronunciation, the translation of personal names or names of places can change depending on these rules.… Read More Why we do or don’t translate some proper nouns
A brilliant article that will let you discover why Italian language is so romantic.… Read More Italian is the language of love
What’s the craic with Irish sense of humour?
This article is about Irish sense of humour and commonalities between Irish way of speaking and the Spanish one.… Read More Common features between Irish and Spanish speaking manners
Did you invent you own language when you were a child? Did you use to speak a secret code with your friends that your Mum couldn’t understand? Probably everyone played games like that. But some of us still do it, even if they aren’t aware of it… It’s not a secret that language constructs identity… Read More ‘What’s up?’ or how not to ‘lose the plot’ in conversation
The best way to improve your foreign language competences is obviously to move abroad for some time. However, being abroad does not improve de facto your language skills. While I was in Ireland, I met a Croatian guy who was living there for two and a half years, but whose English was pretty bad. Why?… Read More How to enhance language learning while you are living abroad?
When you learn a foreign language, it is very useful to read books in that language. This week I wanted to deal with one interesting article written by Arjen de Korte and another by Stephen Krashen. Reading helps to develop language skills unconsciously and without a lot of effort! Read Regularly! Reading 30 min per… Read More How to stay motivated when you read a book in a foreign language
To learn foreign languages is an asset that will reinforce (or develop) your self-confidence, but it will also open your mind and help you enrich yourself. Here are 8 reasons to learn now languages.… Read More 8 Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language