The Total Fluency method is a thing of power and great beauty.

To complete a degree programme requires you learn between 7,000 and 10,000 fluency units (words, conjugations, phrases etc). For this post I identified that I have learned 12,156 fluency units of French. To maintain my ability to use all my French in conversation, I...

Ed-Psyche reports are generally junk

Over the years I’ve been asked to read quite a few Ed-Psyche reports. Without exception they have been absolutely rubbish. That is both shocking and tragic as it misleads educators and disadvantages pupils. How is it possible for “professionals” to...

Efficiency is your friend.

About four years ago I met an American lady near Estepona on the southern coast of Spain. She previously lived and worked in America and knew no Spanish. This was unfortunate because she had a dream – to live and work in Spain. How to do? She solved her lack of...