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
For some English people it's normal to walk around with wet hair, or just eat at random times and have shower straight after...but if you want to know what an Italian think about all of these things, watch the video below! You may get surprised or... traumatised! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1O9OUuoZtzA NOW OVER TO YOU! I want to … Continue reading English habits that Italians will never understand
If you're learning Italian and you'd love to sound more Italian, act more Italian, or just be more Italian... You may: Eat pasta everyday Dress up very fashionably Show up five/ten minutes late at meet ups Learn to speak Italian with an Italian accent. ...Or do the things I reveal in the video below! Hope it … Continue reading How to be more Italian (and less English!)
Are you a traveller eager to discover a new world through languages but you’re unable to keep motivation up in your languages learning? If you’ve answered "yes" to this question, you must read Eliza’s story. Eliza is a language learner like us who describes herself as a tech loving business owner who left international corporate life … Continue reading How to maintain motivation in language learning – Eliza’s story
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 talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his #heart." Nelson Mandela Last year around this time I wrote an article for my blog called "How to wish merry Christmas in any language" I gave a … Continue reading How to say Merry Christmas and Happy New Year in 8 languages
If you are looking for a website that helps you learn a language 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? 1 month? Faster than Speedy Gonzales? … Continue reading Learn a language slowly – A Manifesto!
Learning a language can be life changing. Can't you believe it? Keep reading and you'll see! This is the first of a series of articles called "How Learning A Language Can Change your Life" where successful language learners share their experiences, setbacks as well as the wins they've experienced throughout their language learning journey. You'll … Continue reading How Learning Italian Can Change your Life with Michele Frolla
When I was a child, I watched a Disney film - can't remember the title! that was amazing. It was the story of an artist who would travel to Holland to look for success and would draw beautiful landscapes filled with rivers, sailing boats and windmills. I must've been 6 or 7, but I still … Continue reading Must-see in Holland + must-know Dutch Phrases
Recently I have a new obsession: podcasts! Especially the ones that have Q+A show in it! I love Q+A shows!! 😍 So I thought, how about having our own Q+A show for language learning? When I thought about it, I felt very excited which means only one thing... I had to do it! So, it's over … Continue reading Ask me anything!