Education

Uff, what a day!

Sick and Tired (Anastacia song)Well, I have nothing to say today. It’s one of these days in which I feel everything but inspired. One of those days in which you cannot study or do whatever you had to do… (more…)

Universal Language

Turris Babel from Athanasius Kircher

Turris Babel from Athanasius Kircher (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Is there a language foundation in which all languages are based on or is it the human brain which can only create one certain type of languages? It seems difficult, but let’s discuss about alien languages and languages on planet Earth.

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Go on

The Passage of Time

The Passage of Time (Photo credit: ToniVC)

I have been working very hard for the last ten or more years, and it never seems to come to an end. We all dream of reaching our dreams, but they’re unreachable, as when we get them, they disappear. We are always in need of pursuing, and chasing is fun, real fun!

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Teachers cannot teach!

Víðgelmir cave expeditioners walking on top of...

Víðgelmir cave expeditioners walking on top of a “pipe” formed by lava-skin that rolled half molten down the walls when the flow receded. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

You know I like to take part into the weekly DP Challenge, even though I don’t follow-up each and every week as I sometimes skip some of them. But this week’s about my profession so I think I should say something here. (more…)

Rat race

English: An artist's depiction of the rat race...

English: An artist’s depiction of the rat race in reference to the work and life balance. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rat_race Made with following images: http://www.openclipart.org/detail/75385 http://www.openclipart.org/detail/74137 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Wake up, have breakfast, go to school, go to work, go somewhere and get results, be better than the rest, be better than yourself, be better than anyone else. Get a mortgage, get a car, get a couple to raise kids, pay insurance policy, run, run, run… Aaaarrggghhh!!!!! Get me outta here!!!!!!

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Exams

English: Students need sleep in order to study.

English: Students need sleep in order to study. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Exams are terrifying and are among any students’ nightmares. If you are not studying now, I’m sure you remember those difficult exams that drove you crazy, so what can I do? (more…)

You can’t do it!

you cant see me

you cant see me (Photo credit: LINXBAS)

If you are reading this blog willing to get some advice to learn a language, I’m sure you are expecting some magic shortcut or formula. Many of you have already let me know that my articles and method can also be used for any other purpose in life, as they’re quite valid for various reasons. And what if I say you can’t do it?

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Feeling lonely

Nerd

Nerd (Photo credit: bayat)

There’s something about learning that makes us feel lonely sometimes. I think it’s part of the magic of learning, but some people feel it a bit discouraging. During Easter holidays my school is still open, and I have the opportunity to have more relaxed lessons and chat with my students, and there was a comment that made me think a lot: “I don’t want to study because I don’t want to be a nerd“.

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Be happy!

I just watched this video I wanted to share with you.  It is not directly related to learning languages, but we can easily imagine learning a language can easility be included into the growing experience they advice.

 

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