Apr
28
2012
Throughout history, languages have borrowed words from other languages to enrich their vocabulary. English itself is not as “pure” as say French or German, which have a clear, direct Latin and Germanic heritage respectively. Whilst English...

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Apr
25
2012
A mere three or four weeks into the job at Saint Exupéry, I was informed that I was going to Poland. I didn’t know quite how to react to this at first because it...

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Apr
21
2012
“Learning a foreign language helps open your eyes to how your own language works.” This is one of those marketing hooks that we hear all the time from language teachers to encourage people to branch out linguistically –...

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Apr
18
2012
I went to the school beforehand to meet the teachers and some of the students. Blagnac was a leafy suburb with houses slightly bigger than other areas of the Toulouse and many had pools...

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Apr
11
2012
Never had my gut feeling been so wrong. I remember the night when the phrase “butterflies in my stomach” didn’t even come close to how I felt. It was 2 a.m. on a September...

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