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Month: October 2015

Language goals for the end of the year

Language goals for the end of the year

Despite I am not a fan of planning at all (especially since how crazy this year was with its many surprises), I decided to create a short list that I will try to do my best to keep since it looks possible, real and completely doable! Considering that I won’t have regular Polish lessons in this part of the year, first thing would be devoting to some self-studying in the language. That isn’t much of a problem, since I feel…

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Being an online language tutor

Being an online language tutor

During the last month, I have decided to take a new step in my language career. I now have a small part time, independent job as an online Spanish language tutor. In what does it consist? What is the difference with being a proper language teacher? What are the methods you can use when you don’t live close to other language learners? I will try to answer these questions according to my experience and what has suited me and my…

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The best, free and LEGAL materials to learn Polish online

The best, free and LEGAL materials to learn Polish online

Many people have asked me for good, free and legal materials to start learning Polish on their own and online. It is probably one of the hardest languages languages to get good quality materials in Polish and legal. Yet, it is possible to get them. Despite I am learning Polish with a teacher, I cannot deny self-teaching can work for people who are commited enough and have a sense of discipline. Well, this post is made for you with materials,…

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Giving up on a language and why it shouldn’t be a failure

Giving up on a language and why it shouldn’t be a failure

Recently, with the amount of people telling me about the languages they are learning and regarding my last post on the languages I know, I was thinking of the act of giving up the learning of a language. It sounds like a failure, am I right? Even up to these days, many people still tell me that I made a mistake with stopping to learn German since it is an important language these days and its role in today’s world,…

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