You know how it is – you keep meaning to “do something about your English” but find yourself reaching for your English novel, thinking “Well it’s better than nothing”. It is.
Pronunciation is all about ‘how’ you say things. When you are learning a new language, it is difficult to make yourself sound just like a native speaker. It is a good goal to have, but is that really necessary? I ‘still’ sound fairly British when I speak German, sometimes it drives me crazy! I have […]
There are three key challenges that every language learner has to overcome, if we are to become confident speakers of a foreign language: vibrant vocabulary grim grammar and pesky pronunciations,
As promised in my blog ‘Venturing out of my Comfort Zone‘ I will be sharing the teaching reminders I gained from teaching German to three English speaking expatriates in Berlin recently. The first blog post in this series talks about empathy and being on the same page/wavelength as your learners.