Total Immersion – The Sink or Swim Way of Learning a Language
For beginner language learners, there is nothing scarier than being flung into a situation where no one speaks your native language, and you have to use the language you are learning to survive. Having to communicate your needs while your vocabulary has holes in it and you still
22 February 2017 | 6:55 pm
How Different Are Italian and Romanian?
Both Romanian and Italian can trace their roots back to the colloquial Latin that was used throughout the Roman empire. Vulgar Latin, as it is sometimes called, went on to influence all of the Romance languages, of which Italian and Romanian are a part. Although they do share a
16 February 2017 | 5:06 pm
Linguistic Difficulties Spanish Speakers Face When Learning English
Most people tend to believe that the English language is among the ones that can be learnt easily. Definitely, it is not as hard as the Chinese or the Greek language, as it is founded on the Latin alphabet. Thus, it shares common characteristics with many Roman Languages. As the
14 February 2017 | 5:48 pm
Why There Isn’t Such a Thing as a Hard Language to Learn
Measuring how difficult a foreign language is to learn, is somewhat of an obsession for both its learners and teachers. It’s certain that almost every language on the planet claims to be the most difficult one for non-native speakers. While there are more frequent visitors
12 February 2017 | 7:19 pm
Are All Scandinavian Languages Basically the Same?
To answer that question, we must first decide on what we call “Scandinavia”. Although Finland is usually considered a part of this group of countries, the Finnish language is from a different language group and, as such, not that similar to the others in its close pr
10 February 2017 | 6:52 pm