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Month: January 2016

Language tandems and how to make them work :)

Language tandems and how to make them work :)

I’ve been thinking about language tandems for a while. I’ve started using them even more these days, in order to start practicing Hungarian in a more alternative and relaxed way. Curiously, many people have told me that they’ve enjoyed our tandem since the topics never die out or that we rely in a less strict schedule. I’ve thought it’d be a good idea to share what has really worked well with my tandem partners and I during our exchanges and hopefully…

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Online resources for language learning: Don’t rely on only ONE

Online resources for language learning: Don’t rely on only ONE

Online language learning materials have revolutionized learning. They have managed to generate democratization of knowledge, as well as inclusion. 20 years ago or so, it would have been impossible for me to learn the languages I am learning right now or meeting people from almost all over the World. In fact, many of those language learning materials found online are well thought to suit any learners’ needs: people with not much spare time available, people who prefer a more interactive…

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Video: How to conquer certain Polish sounds

Video: How to conquer certain Polish sounds

First of all, HAPPY 2016! Then, I have uploaded a video to explain how to do certain sounds that seem hard for Polish learners, but once you learn and understand their difference, you will understand the reason behind Polish spelling. I plan to upload a similar one targeted towards Spanish speakers. My main piece of advice to understand the difference: watch your tongue and be motivated.