Learn French & Italian for Free on Instagram

Social media are really changing the way we learn languages. It’s so easy to follow interesting people who speak the language we learn. The first key for an efficient acquisition of a language is to use content we enjoy. If we’re truly interested in something, we will retain the information much better and without even…

Katy’s interview in the SLA Workshop Podcast

I was invited in the Second Language Acquisition Wokshop Podcast to talk about my experience learning and teaching languages. If you don’t know this podcast, it’s normal since it’s quite new. But I really recommend it to you if you want to know more about how we learn languages and how we can become better…

I wish you a happy new year in 5 languages

You can activate subtitles in English, French, Spanish and read the multilingual transcription bellow. Transcription multilingue Hi everydody! In this video I will wish you a happy new year in 5 languages. Feliz ano a todos, para começar. Bonne année à tous Buon anno a tutti Happy new year Feliz año nuevo   Français: Je…

Why learn Spanish

I recently wrote an article about the reasons why you should learn Spanish on Steve Kaufmann’s blog, the creator of Lingq. Lingq is a great App and Steve always shares interesting advice and experiences about language learning on his channel.  I’m French and grew up in a very small village in the French countryside. At…

YouTube multilingual presentation

In my Channel I’ll help you learn French in a practica and fun way. You’ll learn everyday vocabulary and grammar in context, useful expressions, fun phrases, cultural references… I’ll also publish some videos in other languages and talk about learning, I’ll show you France, Spain and other countries I visit.  Check my multilingual presentation. Improve…

Which language should we learn first

Maybe you’re fed up with being monolingual and you’ve decided to learn another langue. But which one? If you don’t have a special need related to a trip of to your profession, you will probably hear one of the next three answers: Start with English Learn a language that is close to yours Choose Esperanto…

How not to lose motivation when we are proficient in a language

We all dream of it! Being totally fluent, being able to say everything we want in another language, to understand all it’s subtilities and regiters. We did it! And now what? Of course we will keep on using the language. But when everything is automatic, it becomes as normal as using our mother tongue. Of…

Languages and music

I love music as much as languages. I play the piano since I was 6 and when I learn a new language I always listen to a lot of songs again and again. Lately I started feeling passionate about Italian and at the same time I started to play “Vivo per lei”. I also like…

How to go beyond intermediate level

We may think that once we’ve reached an intermediate level everything will be easier and we’ll become bilingual very quickly. Nonetheless, it’s often when students loose motivation because they have the sensation they are stuck. It’s totally normal. First of all, when we start a language, we start from nothing so when we are able…