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Why Learning Spanish Is The Best Move You’ll Ever Make

Why Learning Spanish  Is The Best Move You’ll Ever Make

There’s no doubt that learning a second language can be a valuable asset in life. One of our top recommendations? Why, Spanish, of course! Read on to see why learning Spanish is one of the best moves you’ll ever make for you and/or your child. A Common Link To English One of the best things about learning Spanish is that it has a lot in common with English. This similarity makes it much easier to understand and use it. While there are certainly differences, such as gendered nouns/verbs, accented letters, and rolling r’s, English and Spanish have similar roots in...

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3 Differences Between Chinese and English Language.

3 Differences Between Chinese and English Language.

While two of the most widely spoken languages in the world are English and Chinese, these two could not be more different! For those taking on the challenge of bridging the gap between the two, here are three of the primary differences between the Chinese and English languages. Letters Vs. Symbols Perhaps the most distinguishing feature between Chinese and English is how they build their words. English uses a structured alphabet of 26 letters which combine to make words. Chinese, on the other hand, uses thousands of characters, each with their own meaning, to create words, phrases, and sentences. Sentence...

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Fun Facts About Language Learning

Fun Facts About Language Learning

Learning a second language can be an extremely rewarding adventure. And there are more than 7000 to choose from! Whether you’re a multilingual speaker or taking on the challenge of second language learning for the first time, here are some of the most interesting facts about language learning.  The Most Widely Spoken Languages Did you know Mandarin Chinese is the most spoken native language in the world? However, if you count native and non-native speakers, English is the most spoken language. The second highest language with native speakers is Spanish. Chinese is the second highest language with both native and...

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Second Language Learning for Adults

Second Language Learning for Adults

There are many misconceptions about second language learning as adults. The most common is that it is much harder to pick up another language than it would be for a child. While it certainly can be challenging, becoming bilingual (or even trilingual!) can be just as possible for adults as it can be for children. And one trick to succeeding is knowing how to best accommodate a mature aptitude and skill set. So, here are a couple of key tips to help you during your second language learning journey as an adult. Language Becomes More Complex As We Age   Generally...

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Interesting Facts About The German Language

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Interesting Facts About The German Language

Learning a second language can be an exciting and fun challenge for you and your child. Not sure which language suits your fancy? Here are three fun facts about the German language!  When It Comes To Gender, Germany Has Three! Languages such as Spanish traditionally have two genders, male and female, But German adds an additional challenge of having a third, neutral gender as well. Interestingly, the genders don’t always agree with the word they are describing. As Mark Twain once said, “In German, a young lady has no sex, while a turnip has.” Telling Time Can Be… Tricky Germans...

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