Language studies & making mistakes: How to deal with being corrected all the time …

Have you ever come across someone, a native speaker who you wanted to talk to in their language, and they kept interrupting you every single time you made a mistake, or they just reverted back to English whenever you took a little more time to gather your thoughts, not letting you express yourself and practice … Continue reading Language studies & making mistakes: How to deal with being corrected all the time …

How to find time to practise between lessons (or learn something new)

This is the most common problem my students face ... how to find time to practise between their German or Hungarian lessons. And I bet that's a common dilemma for all of us, no matter what we're learning.  Honestly, I totally get it! We all work an extreme lot, running multiple projects at times, our … Continue reading How to find time to practise between lessons (or learn something new)

What a day in Wimbledon taught to someone who doesn’t know much about tennis

Last Wednesday, we visited Wimbledon to see the British Johanna Konta (born to Hungarian parents!) to play the Puerto Rican Mónica Puig on No.1 Court. This would have been our first ever tennis experience thanks to a dear friend who surprised us with two tickets. However we didn’t see one single tennis ball yet alone … Continue reading What a day in Wimbledon taught to someone who doesn’t know much about tennis

Group class vs One-to-One – is there an ideal format for language studies?

To sum it all up in one sentence: It all depends on your learning style, personality, your availability, desired learning pace and location. In this article, I’ll explore the pros and cons of both so you can decide what fits you best. Learning in a group class Pros: There is usually a real supporting atmosphere … Continue reading Group class vs One-to-One – is there an ideal format for language studies?