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How I learned Brazilian Portuguese in 40 days for the World Cup

Gamestyle Challenge #1

This is the very first Gamestyle challenge on this blog. Like I mentioned in the About me section, this blog is about achieving « 30-day challenges » using gaming patterns, to push myself outside of my comfort zone, learn new things and always try to develop a different angle in anything. 2,264 more words


A few things I have noticed after 2 1/2 weeks in Italy

Ciao a tutti,

Mi dispiace that I have been unable to tell you all my news of being in Italia, I’m sure most of you can understand that the internet in this country is sooooooo slow!!! 557 more words


Learning a Language at 40 - One Year On

Since I received nice comments from you about the previous post “Learning a Language at 40″, I thought it’d be nice to reflect on it now. 376 more words

Foreign Language

Motivational Dynamics

To start our autumn conferences, Tommi and Laura headed north-east to the International Conference on Motivational Dynamics and Second Language Acquisition which was hosted by Zoltán Dörnyei and the University of Nottingham. 674 more words

Applied Linguistics

Foreign language mastery is now essential to many businesses

Learning a new language is no easy task, with many students leaving their language GCSE days behind them the moment they finish school. According to a recent report however, nearly two-thirds of 300 UK firms surveyed by CBI (the UK’s top business lobbying organisation), said they preferred to employ staff with language skills. 243 more words

Language Learning