Slavic languages

Slavonic Languages – the language of the Slavic peoples Where did my interest in Slavic languages come from? I am something of an amateur Slavophile when it comes to languages.  I’ve spent the past decade learning Polish (as I live in Poland and no longer participate in a formal language course, it’s more at the …

How I learned a language

The purpose of this post is to tell a story;  a personal real life experience of how someone learned a language. This is a story that deserves to be told and is 100% of what you need if you want to learn a foreign language. How did I learn a language? – Introduction How did …

Bilingual education

Bilingual education for your child The best way to raise a bilingual child is to expose them to both languages at the same time. That means,do not favor one language over the other. Simply speak naturally to your child in both languages. After the age of nine months you can actively teach your child the …

Language learning motivation

How do you learn a language? This question begs another question.  Why have some many people tried to learn a language and failed? To me, the answer is obvious.  I have learned and taught languages in Europe for years.  The answer is twofold. •    The most important reason why people do not learn language is …

Worlds best cities

City guide and language section for the world. City name Language Highlights Czestochowa Polish Miraculous shine to the Madonna Gdansk Polish Seaside paradise and birthplace of solidarity Baltic coast Polish Amber capital of the world Nowa Huta Polish Communists tried to build a city that rivaled Krakow, they failed, now part of Krakow Podgorze Polish …