Improving the habit : The 3 boost-strides

If you’ve read the earlier post, then you know by now the 3 starter-steps of creating or better yet, building a habit for your language learning lifestyle. Lifestyle you ask? Well yes, because in this article we’re going to see how we can improve that habit we built. We are not talking about a one“Improving the habit : The 3 boost-strides” 계속 읽기

L’art à la française : France, French and Art

Le musée du Louvre, le musée d’Orsay, le Grand Palais, le Palais des beaux-arts, le Musée de Grenoble, le Musée Eugène Delacroix, are only a few from a long list of museums and places to visit in France for art amateurs. As a matter of fact, some people decide to learn French for the beauty“L’art à la française : France, French and Art” 계속 읽기

Sing your way to French : Edith Piaf – Icône de la chanson française

Non, je ne regrette rien Édith Giovanna Gassion, the most iconic female singer in France, had a short, intense, agitated life full of love and desolation. A life that was not necessarily reflected and portrayed through her songs. With a thin body, clenched hands, a little black dress and a cross necklace she stood graciously“Sing your way to French : Edith Piaf – Icône de la chanson française” 계속 읽기

Building the habit : The 3 starter steps

Routines are very important to our daily lives. They keep us grounded, sometimes even sane. They protect us from missing important tasks on the regular and most importantly, they make us human. Now, we have previously talked about the importance of discipline, the desire to improve and several business notions applied to learning a language“Building the habit : The 3 starter steps” 계속 읽기

“Qui dit langue française, ne dit pas forcément la France” : French around the world

Did you know that French is in fact one of the most spoken and fast growing languages in the world ? It is the 5th spoken language in the world. But now that you have read this information, does it still seem that all french speakers live in France ? As a matter of fact,““Qui dit langue française, ne dit pas forcément la France” : French around the world” 계속 읽기

Eclectic is the way to go : How mixed methods lead to better results

You ask a hundred L2 speakers how they picked up a language and you will get one hundred different answers. Well probably not a hundred but you get the point.  From the books that I read on language learning, language teaching to the podcasts, the youtube videos and even my own personal experience, it is“Eclectic is the way to go : How mixed methods lead to better results” 계속 읽기

A message from an avid learner

Dear Diary,  It has now been a year as a language learner. I realise how far I’ve come but I understand that there’s a lot more to learn. I started from scratch, I did not know a word of French.  So I signed up for an online 1-1 language class and the journey began.  At“A message from an avid learner” 계속 읽기

Think outside the box : Adaptability in language learning

We’ve all heard the phrase: change is the only constant in life. And the reason is simple. Whatever we do in life, we are bound to grow out of it. High school, college, your first job. You know it’s not going to be forever, so you enjoy the process and learn from it.  Now, with“Think outside the box : Adaptability in language learning” 계속 읽기

Where’s my pen? : Noteworthy advice from a fellow learner

Today I’m talking to you as a language learner. Not as a native speaker or a linguist. As a fellow language learner seeking mastery and fluency in a foreign language. These are tips I’ve read in books, heard on podcasts and from native speakers… Oops, have I said too much already? I think one of“Where’s my pen? : Noteworthy advice from a fellow learner” 계속 읽기

Ready, set, speak : How to go past the fear of speaking

Imagine this. You are six years old. You read a book about monsters and you are scared. You close the book and try to go to bed. But the thought of a monster jumping from under your bed is hunting you. What do you do?  Well, the usual response is either call an adult to“Ready, set, speak : How to go past the fear of speaking” 계속 읽기

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