67 Essential Spanish Travel Phrases Every Traveller Needs To Know

Spain. Mexico. Argentina. Peru. Colombia. Does the mere the mention of these countries leave you daydreaming about your next trip abroad? I’ve had the good fortune of spending time in many Spanish speaking countries and I can tell you from first-hand experience that they’re incredible places to visit. Spanish-speaking countries are among the most popular […]

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How To Learn Chinese From Scratch: The Ultimate Guide For Beginners

Have you always wanted to learn Chinese? Or have you started learning it but found yourself running into a brick wall? If so, then this article is for you! Unfortunately, learning Mandarin Chinese has a reputation for being exceptionally difficult… But the truth is, it’s not as hard as you think! In this article, I’ll […]

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How To Learn Japanese From Scratch: The Ultimate Guide For Beginners

Learning Japanese may seem intimidating at first. Words seem strange and reading an alphabet you’ve never even heard of can feel like an impossible task. However, I can tell you from experience that learning Japanese is highly rewarding if you persevere. Believe it or not, Japanese is one of the most popular languages to learn […]

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7 Italian Language Books To Grow Your Vocabulary and Boost Your Fluency

Reading in Italian is one of the best ways to learn the language. It’s a marvellous way to familiarize yourself with commonly used grammatical structures as well as build up a good vocabulary. But reading can be daunting, especially for beginners. You may be asking yourself a few questions: Where can I find an Italian […]

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American Sign Language: What You Need To Know And Why It’s Unique

Today I’m delighted to feature a guest post from Kristine about American Sign Language (ASL). You’ll learn about: What ASL is and how it developed 5 common misconceptions people have about ASL Some similarities between ASL and English How learning ASL is different from learning English Here’s Kristine… What Is American Sign Language (ASL)? ASL, […]

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How To Learn Italian From Scratch: The Ultimate Guide For Beginners

Learning Italian is one of the most rewarding adventures you can embark on. As an Italian speaker, you’ll be able to: Communicate with family or friends who speak Italian Have more authentic travel experiences in Italy Learn more about Italian cuisine, culture, history and art Live or work in Italy See the world and the […]

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The Complete Guide To German Pronunciation: Reduce Your Accent & Pronounce German Words Like A Native

When you first start learning about German pronunciation, it can be intimidating. The sounds are tricky, and words that have the same meaning and spelling as English can sound entirely different. While German is definitely very different from English, it’s not that much harder. Once you learn the rules and patterns, pronouncing German words correctly […]

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Learning Italian As A Teenager: What It Taught Me About Myself, My Family And How To Learn

Today I’m delighted to feature a guest post from 14-year old James Corl, who shares his experience of learning Italian as a teenager. James has been learning Italian for over two years and recently started a club for foreign language learners, which has hosted festivals for the advancement of culture and foreign language. You’ll read about: […]

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How To Learn French From Scratch: The Ultimate Guide For Beginners

Starting out learning French can seem frightening at first. Words on the page can look so different from how they’re spoken and pronouncing these strange words can feel like an impossible task. But although it may not seem so at first, French is not a particularly difficult language for English speakers to learn. French is […]

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6 Smart Strategies I Used To Learn Chinese While Teaching English In Shanghai

Today I’m delighted to feature a guest post from Dimitris that shares his experience of learning Chinese while living and working as an English teacher in Shanghai. If you’re struggling to make the kind of progress you’d hoped for with your Chinese, I think this post will give you some ideas that might help you […]

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How to Learn German From Scratch: The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

Have you always wanted to learn German? Starting out learning German can seem frightening at first. Words can fill the entire length of a piece of paper, and pronouncing letters you’ve never even heard of can feel like an impossible task. Can anybody say words like Freundschaftsbeweis or Lebensabschnittsgefährte? And why would you want to? […]

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71 Common Spanish Phrases to Survive Your First Conversation with a Native Speaker

Are you considering taking up Spanish? Or planning a trip to a Spanish-speaking country? In order to get started and have your first basic conversations in Spanish, you’re going to need to learn some words! In this post, you’ll learn about 71 common Spanish phrases and words that can help you have your first interactions […]

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How to Take the Pain Out Of Your Chinese Listening Practice

Today I’m delighted to feature a guest post that discusses how to take the pain out of your Chinese listening practice. You’ll learn about: Why listening in Chinese is so difficult How you can improve your Chinese listening skills Some of the best resources to start practising your listening I think you’ll find this post […]

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23 Useful French Phrases to Impress the Locals On Your Next Trip to France

Today I’m delighted to feature a guest post that explains 23 of the most useful French phrases that will help you speak with confidence during your next trip to France. Sounding natural when you speak is a tricky task but if you can use some of the phrases in this post, you’ll impress the locals […]

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How to Use Spanish Music to Boost Your Fluency: A Simple Quickstart Guide

Today I’m delighted to feature a guest post about how to use Spanish music and get the most out of it. Listening to music is a great way to practice your target language and this guest post shares some great tips to help you get started. I hope you enjoy the post! Over to Sean… My love […]

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