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A Language Expert’s Critical Look at My TED Talk

It’s been more than two years since I opened my mailbox and found an invitation to appear at a prestigious TED Conference in New York. Having only three weeks to put my presentation together didn’t discourage me; after all, one does not...

50languages is an amazing website for learning.

50languages: a great place to practice any language

If you want to improve your vocabulary in any foreign language or if you already speak a foreign language pretty well and just want to maintain it, look no further than the 50languages website. However, no site will help you if...

4 levels of language

VIDEO: 4 levels of language EXPLAINED

If you’ve ever learned a foreign language, then you’ve probably asked yourself, how long it would take until you get fluent. I have some news for you: one of them is good and the other will help you to keep a realistic...

VIDEO: How to learn 2 languages at once?

Everybody keeps asking me how to learn two languages at once. And it seems to be the biggest issue in the language learning world, because everybody wants to save time and learn two languages at once, and not just kill...

my top 10 personal development books

VIDEO: 10 personal development books you should read

In the previous blog I gave you tips about 10 books which I really loved reading, because they helped me grow professionally. In this blog, I want to share another 10 books with you, but this time, it’s about books that helped me...

VIDEO: 10 business development books to read in a foreign language

One of my favorite methods to learn a language is to read a book, because I just love getting several benefits at the same time. I read something interesting, learn something new and learn a language at the same time. Because the only way to...

VIDEO: How to get from B2 to C1 level?

If you have achieved the level in your foreign language where you are comfortable using it, you can communicate with people, listen to podcasts, read books without greater problems, that’s great! Congratulations because achieving this level is not very simple....

Can you learn a language in language school - Classroom

VIDEO: Can you learn a language in a language school?

When people want to learn a new language, they usually sign up for a language course. This is one of the obvious solutions that many of us think about. We find a language school or a teacher, and we sign up for regular classes....

Do you need talent to learn a language?

VIDEO: Do you need talent to learn a language?

Whenever I tell people that I speak 7 languages, they always say: ‘Ah, you’re so talented, you’re so lucky, I wish I had the talent that you have.’But the question is:  Is it really talent that helps people learn languages? Is talent important to...

How to improve your grammar

VIDEO: The easiest way to improve your grammar

If you don’t know how to improve your grammar and feel quite unsure about it, I have a tip for you: Go to the nearest book store and have a look at what is available out there. There are so many amazing books...