Why it’s so hard to learn the pronunciation of a language …

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In this article, I’ll explain to you 3 key factors you need to know about if you want to speak a language flawlessly. Firstly, you’ll learn a little about how we create sounds. Then, I’ll explain how children learn their mother tongue and how we learn foreign languages at a later stage in our lives.…… Continue reading Why it’s so hard to learn the pronunciation of a language …

12 (not so obvious) benefits of learning another language

Thinking about starting to learn another language? Or maybe you want to brush up on your existing language skills? If you make the decision and go for it, let me tell you: You’re in for a fantastic ride! You’ll expand your horizons and contribute to your personal development in ways you couldn’t even imagine. What…… Continue reading 12 (not so obvious) benefits of learning another language

9 Lessons I’ve learnt since starting this website

I couldn’t agree more with the brilliant Marie Forleo. So here is her bit of wisdom, one more time: “Clarity comes from engagement, not thought.” I tested this idea in the past month, and can confirm it’s super true! These are the 9 lessons I’ve learnt since starting this website/blog a month and a day…… Continue reading 9 Lessons I’ve learnt since starting this website

Finding your own voice

You have a great idea, a product or service that you truly believe in and it could help people make their lives better. FANTASTIC! You have done your fair bit of market research, and you find that it already exists in some shape or form. SH*T! Doubt creeps in: It’s not unique enough. It’s been…… Continue reading Finding your own voice

Books can change your life

I just came across this sentence and it struck me. How true – in our case, for sure! A little history When I was a child, I started to read before going to school. I was fascinated by the beautiful shape of letters and that they actually stood for and meant something. Bit by bit,…… Continue reading Books can change your life

Embracing change

It’s the first day of spring, hallelujah! New season, new beginnings. Change used to be a tabu word in my vocabulary. I just loved (and let’s admit that part of me still loves) predictability, knowing what the day holds and I also love (note – present tense!) planning everything from morning latte till lights out.…… Continue reading Embracing change