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French A-levels fall to record low - FE News

French A-levels fall to record low – FE News:

A lack of foreign language skills is costing the economy £48bn a year as the number of French A-level entries falls to a record low, according to the Association of Translation Companies.

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Week 2 is well on its way.

Hello all. Kendra is well into here second week of school. Let me explain to you how things should work if you start school here and Spanish is not your first language. 249 more words

Children

The first days: Altitude Sickness, Strong Coffee and Strangers in Parks

For English:

Las primeras días: mal de altura, café fuerte y desconocidos en parques

Hoy es mi tercer día entero en Quito, y estoy empezando sentirme cómodo. 1,204 more words

Spanish

In the Spotlight

The fabulous Austin Mom’s Blog has featured an article I wrote about party planning made simple. I’m very happy to be included on their site. Another first for me. 21 more words

Bilingual

The Language Conundrum

All summer I had the luxury of speaking English while we vacationed in the US. How spoiled I was to get to talk to other moms, but mostly nannies, at a playground in Chicago in my native tongue! 286 more words

Back To School: FRANCAIS

So it seems everyone is in ‘Back To School’ mode, with the shops full of uniforms, stationery, lunchboxes and more for those of us who need to get organised for the return to the school routine. 483 more words