Learning a language abroad

There’s no better way to learn a language than from the locals themselves. As someone who has lived in two different countries to improve their languages skills, I’ve found different locals tend to have different approaches to your efforts to learn, maintain and improve a foreign language. Here’s a few of the personalities I’ve come across:…

Struggling to show your true personality in a foreign language

One of the beauties of speaking another language is that it allows you to express yourself through different words and concepts that don’t exist in your native tongue. Never did I think though, that it could make me (loud, outgoing and laughs all day Alisa) appear to be shy and reserved. Why is it so…

Which app is best to learn a new language?

“Buenos dias!”  I’m pretty sure we have all said this to the locals whilst holiday-ing in sunny Spain, but stringing a sentence together to form some sort of conversation is always another issue. “Err, do you speak English?” And there we are, right back into the safety net of speaking the global lingua franca.  The…