My Experience of Learning Russian After Three Months

Today I am writing about my experience with the Russian language after having studied the language for three months. I would like to be very clear and honest because I have gone through times of doubt and times of immense joy. Are you studying the Russian language? Are you curious as to whether or not fellow learners also feel your pain? Let’s get started!

Learning Languages While in Quarentine

We are in a very scary, uncertain situation right now. I do not need to sit here and tell you all about COVID-19 and the impact it is having around the world, however, I want to bring some aspects of language learning to your attention and talk a little bit about what I am doing, …

An Introduction to Teaching Languages Online

Since July 5th 2019, I have been an italki tutor for French, German and English. Over this period of time I have been able to learn a lot about myself as a tutor, as well as various types of students. Through the tough times and the gentle times, I have somehow made it through, and …

How to Learn a Language Efficiently

As I am writing this i am sat at my desk, sipping on coffee while reminiscing of when I started to learn languages as a serious hobby. As a modern language tutor and part-time blogger I receive the question, “how can i learn a language quickly?” almost every day. Today I am going to write …

My Top 5 Favourite Multilingual Netflix Shows

We live in a world where Netflix and other large video streaming providers are dominating the global market. Regardless of whether you think this is positive or negative, there are some positive advantages that we can gain from watching TV shows in our target languages.  Today i am not here to tell you all why …

2020? Bring It On!

It has been some time since i took to this blog to write about my language learning goals and so today, i am going to write about what i want to achieve in language learning during the year of 2020. It’s a new decade and a new chapter in my life that i am excited …

What I Have Learnt From Tutoring on Italki After One Week

Italki is an educational website for language learners and language teachers. The website allows students of a foreign language to meet teachers, engage in discussions and meet language partners from all over the world. Italki has been around for quite a while now and before i applied to be a tutor on italki, i had …

Reading In Language Learning

Recently i started reading a novel in German called, “Der Besuch Der Alten Dame”, and it got me thinking about how important reading is in language learning. It is apart learning a language, alongside listening, speaking and writing, but is reading that efficient and can you learn a lot from reading in your target language? …

My Love For Europe As A European

I was fortunate to grow up in one of the best continents on earth, Europe. I myself am from Scotland, one of four British Isles, on the continent of Europe, making me a European. But why do i have this love and passion for Europe that draws me to new countries every year? I feel …

How Learning Polish Changed My Life

There are very few languages in this world that i can say, ‘changed my life’. However, there is one language that i can sit and write about and say with confidence, changed my life for the better. Polish is definitely that language. You’re probably wondering, “Polish? The Polish language changed his life?”, most likely in …