How much can you learn about a language in 7 days?
7 Day Spanish Challenge — I learned Spanish in 7 Days Unfortunately, my first attempt at a 7-day kickstart didn’t go as planned… For those of you who don’t know, a language kickstart is kind of like a language sprint. The biggest difference being that it occurs at the beginning of the language learning process […]
Fluency Tips Via Podcast
If you are looking for a way to improve your listening skills that actually prepares you for the real world— look no further. In this weeks video I discuss 7 tips that will increase your listening comprehension and therefore bring you closer to fluency using podcasts. (Which are usually FREE, so really it’s a win-win […]
How to Find the Right Motivation that Lasts
It is not uncommon when learning a language to ask yourself how to find the ‘right’ kind of motivation. The kind that we are all searching for. The kind that makes us want to jump out of bed in the morning and do anything we set our minds to. That kind of motivation, even to […]
Why should I learn a second language?
On January 24, 2020 I was watching a video on someone’s progress learning Italian, and I was resonating with EVERYTHING they were saying. Not because I am currently learning Italian as well, but because the way they explained the importance of learning a new language was something I have been preaching for at least the […]
The Golden Rule: Treat Others the Way You Want to Be Treated
If you don’t like being stereotyped, DON’T DO IT TO OTHERS. *** I am definitely not here to throw anyone under the bus, but when it comes to language, culture is always involved; because language and culture go hand-in-hand. That is why it is so important to talk about the golden rule in reference to […]
Why You are Never Too Old to Learn a Second Language
It is common for older people, especially ones who are monolingual, to believe they are not smart or sharp enough to learn a second language. Myths have been going around for decades that language learning is most effective when you are young, and that by a certain age, you might as well give up because […]
What it takes to really just ‘sit down and learn a language’.
The first time I ever told someone that I owned my own business, they naturally asked me: What do you do? In response, I simply said “I coach English as a second language to people online and I’m building a course that will be able to help people learn ANY language”. To which the person […]