Archive for the ‘Culture’ Category

What’s it like to learn with Lingualia?

May 15th, 2013 | No Comments
LinguLearning: a state-of-the-art method, developed over the last 12 months by education professionals, to revolutionise language learning. I know, that sounds cool, right? Well, it is! Are you fed up of having ...

False Friends: We’ve all got them

May 8th, 2013 | No Comments
You know the ones I mean. The ones that say one thing but actually mean something else entirely. The ones that make you look stupid in front of other people. ...

U Speaka Da English?

May 1st, 2013 | No Comments
In case you were looking for an impartial article about how English is important, but it’s not the be all and end all, blah, blah, blah… I’m afraid you’ve come ...

The language of diplomacy

April 24th, 2013 | No Comments
Who here had French classes while growing up? (Memories of singing Frère Jacques over and over again at family get-togethers will haunt me for the rest of my life.) And, who ...

Spanish: There’s more to it than you think

April 17th, 2013 | No Comments
Hola, ¿qué tal? Una cerveza, por favor. La cucaracha, la cucaracha, na na nana nana naaa… If that’s the extent of your Spanish knowledge then you really should hang your head ...

Stop the world I want to get off!!

April 10th, 2013 | No Comments
Do you work through your lunch break? Do your friends have to send you an iCal invitation for you to make time for them? Do you multi task multitasking? If you think don’t ...