Talk to the World: An App Review

I’ve been diving back into language learning over the last couple of months. I studied Arabic for three years while I was in university, but I never reached a true level of proficiency. So, I decided to jump pack in and continue trying to tackle that challenge. You...

Why My Bilingualism Isn’t Impressive

I hear it all the time. People are so impressed that I’m bilingual. They just seem pretty amazed. “Wait, so you speak Spanish and English fluently?” Yup. “You don’t have an accent in either language?” Nope. But I’ll tell you a secret: I had nothing to do with it. It’s...

Language Learning with Memrise

I am a natural sharer. Did you hear about my favorite way to work out? Or how I started developing a yoga home practice? No? Well, those will have to be posts for different days. Today, I’m going to tell you about an incredibly helpful vocabulary-accumulation website...

An Excuse-Free Spanish Class

“I wish I could speak another language.” If I had a penny for every time someone has told me that, I’d have, well… probably a dollar. So, a dollar isn’t much, but I have had numerous people tell me numerous times that they wish they had learned another language at...

Communication

I could not believe my luck. About 50 feet in front of us, a police officer was standing next to his car, waving me over. As I pulled off the road a few feet behind the police car, I had a sinking feeling in my stomach that my vacation to Morocco was not going to go...