Tagged: language

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HERRAMIENTAS DE TRADUCCIÓN

En nuestro posteo anterior hablábamos sobre cuán importantes son mis experiencias previas con el idioma, el valor que tiene nuestro conocimiento actual y cómo utilizar las herramientas que tenemos a disposición. Una de estas...

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Why are you learning a language?

Many people are instinctively attracted to learning a language. However, other people, are not. Many see language learning as an impossible mountain to climb. Worse still, some people don’t see the point. In secondary...

Things you can’t learn from a coursebook

A good coursebook can give a great framework to learning a second language. By following a programme, students can gradually build on what they know, to create a good base of a second language....

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Chicxs! The ease of gender-neutral language in English compared to Spanish

  Disclaimer: I am not a gender specialist – I am an English teacher who was asked by some students to address this popular issue. So here I go. The first thing that comes...

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How to Stop Translating in your Head

    There comes a time in every advanced language learner’s life, that they will stop translating in their head. This is the moment in which speaking in your second language becomes truly organic;...