Guest Post: The Gourmet Polyglot: Learning Languages Through Food

Guest Post: The Gourmet Polyglot: Learning Languages Through Food

We’ve got a guest post today from Philip at LinguaLift. It’s about food. I like food. And so combining food with language learning? I’m in. Enjoy! Today, I will explore learning through an interest very close to my heart, or should that be, stomach. Surprisingly, there are many ways to continue learning as you shop, […]

5 Essential French Grammar Tips for Beginners

5 Essential French Grammar Tips for Beginners

One of my earliest memories is sitting on a swing in a French campsite and saying ‘bonjour’ to the girl next to me. We had a short conversation consisting of my very basic French. I learnt her name, I learnt her age, and that’s about it. And no, I don’t remember who she was now. […]

Language Learning Goals: Clear The List – August 2016

Language Learning Goals: Clear The List – August 2016

Welcome to August’s Clear The List! Hosted by myself, Shannon of Eurolinguiste, and Mariah of Food, Booze and Baggage, we share our monthly goals and encourage you to do the same. Check the bottom of this post for more info on how to join in. Your free planner for August! Before we get started, it’s […]

Quick Start Guide to Instagram for Language Learning

Quick Start Guide to Instagram for Language Learning

June 2012. I’m fake posing in the hallway before heading out and Ashley, my partner, is pointing his phone at me. I would regularly poke fun at him for taking a photo with his phone and ask which filter he was going to add to it before posting it to his hipster app account. Little […]

How Useful is Duolingo to Learn Esperanto?

How Useful is Duolingo to Learn Esperanto?

If you follow me on Instagram or Snapchat, you will have no doubt seen my recent studies involving Esperanto. I have 3 things in my life I’m using to help me learn: a small brown book from the 1950s, a dictionary that’s almost as old, and Duolingo. But how useful is Duolingo to learn Esperanto? […]