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Languages and politics

June 23, 2020 Ian 0

This post will be very harsh and will present real information, although told through the prism of a person with a certain political affinity. Theoretically, a country hosts a nation, […]

How to prepare for CAE

June 21, 2020 Ian 0

Nowadays, everyone speaks English. English is no longer an asset in the CV, but a must-have. This is one of the benefits (from my point of view) of globalization, the […]

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Can you learn while sleeping?

May 31, 2020 Ian 0

Researchers from two universities in Switzerland gathered two groups of participants (Germans), and gave them to learn at 10 pm a Dutch-German word series. Some of them were told to […]

How to learn with Google Podcasts

May 15, 2020 Ian 0

A few days ago I found a very interesting and useful tool for learning. It’s called Google Podcasts. Until recently, I thought that the only site through which you can […]

The best 8 audio language courses

May 8, 2020 Ian 0

For many people, audio courses are very important in the learning process. I believe that the learning process has two parts: the first, in which you learn to listen and […]

Why is Basque so different?

May 7, 2020 Ian 0

“You’re in the Basque Country, not in Spain” – an example of Basque nationalism in a Bilbao lamp post (from Wikipedia). Similar posters can be found on the streets of Bilbao, […]

About the Romansh language

May 5, 2020 Ian 0

Switzerland is and will always be an amalgam of cultures. And, although many of us believe that Switzerland is just about mountains and cheese (and expensive things!), if you look […]