Though Christmas has come and gone, winter is still upon us... Have you been experiencing the joys of winter weather? Sledding, building snowmen, snowball fights? Here are some wintery vocab words to get you chatting about your chilly conditions in your target language! [IT:] Fa molto freddo qui a Cleveland. Ha ormai nevicato tante volte … Continue reading Winter Wonderland
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If you’re currently studying a foreign language, or even if you have in the past, I’m sure you’ve wondered if there is some special trick to attaining fluency. And there is! Besides committing yourself and your time, the key to fluency is... immersion. And the best way to immerse yourself? TRAVEL! Italy, France, or any … Continue reading Let’s take a trip…
Ciao, tutti! Come state? Ecco di nuovo l'estratto da Un viaggio chiamato vita con l'evidenziazione del seguente: Here is the excerpt again from Un viaggio chiamato vita with highlighting of the following: avverbi // adverbs // GREEN congiunzioni // conjunctions // BLUE parole di transizione // transition words // PURPLE frasi preposizionali // prepositional phrases // YELLOW congiuntivo // subjunctive // PINK . Un viaggio … Continue reading Il profumo della primavera
Ciao e bentornati! Ecco gli articoli vivisezionati da martedì! Hello again! Here are the dissected articles from Tuesday! J'espère que vous ayez pu récolter un peu (où beaucoup!) tous seuls jusqu'à maintenant. Utilisez ces notes comme outil à étudier pour faire avancer votre compréhension et pour instiller du vocabulaire et de la grammaire essentielle en votre memoire. I hope you all were … Continue reading ARTicles dissected
Ciao e bentornati! This week I'm bringing the focus back to Cleveland, Ohio.. In a city this large, multiculturalism is everywhere. Even though you’ll mostly hear English when exploring Cleveland, there are large communities representative of other world cultures. These groups truly enrich the city of Cleveland and aid in our language learning right here … Continue reading Navigate Cleveland
Hi, everyone! I recently discovered a Ted Talk with Benny Lewis about language learning and multilingualism I couldn’t resist sharing. Lewis, a polyglot — one who knows/uses many languages, tells his personal story of learning foreign languages as an adult, but most importantly, he discredits five common excuses for not studying a second language! Whether or not you’re “good” … Continue reading Polyglots Galore
Hello, everyone! Happy Tuesday! If you are currently studying a foreign language, don’t forget to do something to interact with it today and EVERY SINGLE DAY! You don’t have to spend hours every day practicing verb conjugations or completing vocabulary drills. Let’s face it – that gets boring. BUT here are some of the study strategies I … Continue reading My Tips & Tricks