Linguistics

The 6th sense

Mystery

Have you ever turned around as you felt someone was looking at you? Have you ever thought of someone just seconds before finding that person in the middle of nowhere? Have you ever had a feeling that something was going to happen? (more…)

Three steps to success

I hope you enjoy this beautiful video.

Three steps to success that look like my 3 rules to learn a language… it seems it’s not just me having these crazy ideas!

Whatever it takes

English: weight lifting

Learning a language or learning how to play piano are long winding roads full of tedious tasks. As many other things in life, we tend to feel those who achieve are heroes… well they are, but heroes are not different from you, a hero is someone who’d do whatever it takes to reach a goal!

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Emotions and face expressions

English: Close-up of face wearing makeup.

 

Your face is the mirror of your soul, as it can show how fed up you are even when you’re trying to stay focus on a task or behave well in front of the boring neighbours.

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5 Things to know when you travel for learning

Not Your Average Travel Guide

A language can represent a huge range of different grammar rules and knowledge, so huge we need to spend years studying it at university, but the majority of speakers don’t know that much and they speak anyway… there are some things you do not need!

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Grammar tenses

English: A Student of the University of Britis...If something can be boring while studying a second language, that’s probably grammar tenses. This is one of the most important subjects and one of the most destructive also. Do not get down by tenses!

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Understand Grammar

sisters Monster

sisters Monster (Photo credit: Puno3000)

If there’s something we can call ugly about learning a language, I think the vast majority of students will agree that we are referring to grammar no matter the language. Can we understand it? Does it exist for a reason?

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The Perfect Student

Recrementitious Parts

Recrementitious Parts (Photo credit: nikkorsnapper)

Perfection does not exist, but we can do our very best to get as close to it as possible. Here’s the definition of the perfect language student. Don’t miss it, it can change your life to become a classroom Terminator.

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The missing word – A language intuition practice

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party (Photo credit: Viewmaker)

I have always found incredibly amazing how my students get stuck reading a text when they find a word they don’t understand. They might be looking at 1,000 words they fully understand, and when it comes to a single unknown term, they only focus on that. Any solution? (more…)