How to maintain motivation in language learning – Eliza’s story

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

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

How to learn Sicilian (or any other minority language) and …dream big!

As I was born in Naples, hence Neapolitan and speaker of this language too, when I run into Fran Norris’s Instagram profile and saw the tremendous effort and passion she was putting into learning Sicilian, the language spoken in Sicily (which is not a dialect but an actual language) I had to know more about … Continue reading How to learn Sicilian (or any other minority language) and …dream big!

How Learning Italian Can Change your Life with Michele Frolla

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

Why you should write your New Year’s goals in your second language

  This is my way of saying to you, "Happy new year": When I was a kid (kinda an older kid!), I used to watch an Italian TV programme for children called Melevisione (you could translate it literally as Applevision = apple + television. It was a television that used to eat apples rather than electricity in … Continue reading Why you should write your New Year’s goals in your second language

Be like Ramazan – the best language learner EVER!

“Language is a performing art that requires practice, nuance, and personality to convey an idea. Those who master communication master their world.” Michael Schutzler, CEO of Livemocha I love doing my English conversation classes! Students are very keen and sociable and, despite having a very basic level of English, it's amazing how they manage to … Continue reading Be like Ramazan – the best language learner EVER!

How to practise your language skills (without being afraid of making mistakes)

Let's say you really want to practise your foreign language once you're abroad on holiday (or next time you visit that neighborhood that is so full of Spanish people). What can help you to make the most out of your experience? When I was studying French a few years ago in the beautiful Rouen, I … Continue reading How to practise your language skills (without being afraid of making mistakes)