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Student Spotlight: Scott & Ashley Mattei

Ever dreamed of packing up everything and moving abroad for a year? Well, Charlotteans Scott Mattei and Ashley Anderson Mattei have actually done it. They are wrapping up a yearlong adventure in Paris, along with their two kids Kate and Charlie. 1,385 more words


17-Minute Languages!

17-Minute Languages can enable you to learn a language much faster than with regular learning methods – in only about 17 minutes per day.

I have used this program to learn a ton of Spanish vocabulary and phrases. 91 more words

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Daily #Challenge - July 29, 2014 - Foreign Language

Don’t Limit Your Challenges, Challenge Your Limits!

By definition, a Challenge is a contest with ourself or others that requires special effort, tests our skills, strengths and Character.

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Daily Challenge

What is this fancy word Au Pair?


What is an Au Pair? Is that just another fancy way to say Nanny? Well actually the name is French for a young foreign person who helps with your children and housework in exchange for room and board. 190 more words



I was slow to catch on,
genealogically speaking.
My fifth-grade world was schoolbooks,
bubble gum and jealousy, early lipstick,
and ice cream in small cartons… 213 more words

A Minimal Pair

Wacław and I didn’t speak much when we made love, but when we did it was in a language we otherwise never used.  On those rare days when we’d eschew the bed for a walk in the city or in the hours before and after we made love, we conversed in the language of our adopted home. 1,142 more words


Your Place for Language Advice

Photos taken by Javier L-Rosende http://www.JavierLRosende.smugmug.com 786-566-7068

Dear M.L. Bubble,

Hi ML…I enjoyed your last bit of language advice you gave Gender Confused and something just sort of clicked when I read it.  144 more words

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