Learning Languages : Habit 6 – Synergize

Getting one third faster at learning a language may sound impossible or at least very demanding and it may not sound inspiringly useful. Time to stop and think. It takes about 600 hours to go from zero to A2 level in a western European language. A2 is also GCSE level...

A quick thought on accent

I do not like people who criticise other people for their foreign language accent difficulties. Of course, you need to be intelligible. Equally obviously, a good accent would be an asset. But… Most people in England don’t speak English with the...