In August-September 2022 I spent four weeks at Alliance française Paris learning French. Overall, Alliance française is a solid choice for studying French in Paris. Read on for more tips on finding French courses in Paris.
In February and March 2022 I spent three enjoyable weeks studying French at LSF Montpellier. Montpellier is a charming small city in the south of France. Read on for tips to learn French in Montpellier, France.
YouTube’s an indispensable free Russian learning resource. Channels for learners offer slower, simplified Russian that’s easier to understand than native movies or TV shows. And short YouTube videos are better for a learner’s limited concentration span.
Fun videos make a great reward for tedious Russian grammar study. Here are some of the best YouTube channels to learn Russian.
I began tackling Russian seriously in 2020 as an independent learner. Here are my top tips on how to learn Russian by yourself.
Watching popular French shows on Netflix and Amazon is an excellent way to gain cultural fluency while honing vocabulary and listening skills.
Want to refresh your forgotten French from high school or university? Here are my tips on how to relearn French.
Watching movies in German online is an excellent way to gain cultural fluency while honing vocabulary and listening skills.
If you’ve ever tried to learn a language (whether or not you’ve succeeded), you know far too well that finding motivation in language learning can be much harder than the actual learning.
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, or Xela (SHAY-la) for short, has a reputation among serious Spanish learners as an ideal location for language study. Despite being Guatemala’s second-largest city, Xela is off the tourist trail and few locals speak English, offering a great opportunity for total Spanish immersion.
Reading in Portuguese is a fun way to improve vocabulary and boost your fluency. Studies show we learn best from content we enjoy, so pick a book that intrigues you. To get started, here are some of the best Portuguese books for learners.