This audiobook is an adaptation of a talk I presented at the Festival of Languages at Storyhouse in Chester last January. I tell my story about how I learn my first second language, English and how I overcome my fear of speaking it. If you're in a hurry, you can listen to the audiobook below or keep … Continue reading AUDIOBOOK – How Learning a Language Can Change Your Life
Question for you: Can learning another language be a life changing experience? As per my experience, learning a new language can certainly help you develop your confidence and resilience which will make you a much more well rounded, empathetic communicator, but it can also lead you to events and opportunities that can deeply impact your life. In this 10 minutes talk … Continue reading How learning a language can change your life
If you are looking for a website that helps you learn Italian FAST...Please leave right now! 🙂 You're in the wrong place! Also, honestly, how many of those courses that promise to teach you a language fast actually work? Also, how much fast is fast ? 3 months? 30 days? Faster than Speedy Gonzales? And … Continue reading Learn a language slowly – A Manifesto!
If you could have a fiver for every time you said, "I'll learn *insert the language name here*" and then ended up not having enough time for it, you'd be a millionaire by now. The good news is that you're not alone. So many language learners have been in your exact same situation. Including myself! … Continue reading How to learn a language if you don’t have time!
Do you like more learning on your own or with others? Are you one of those learners who loves making color coded vocabulary lists? Do you actually know HOW you learn best a language? By knowing how you learn, you'll be able to use your strengths to acquire and retain language effectively, without wasting your … Continue reading How to learn languages easily – use your Learning Superpowers!