Seeing the word

As a language learning coach, when I discuss with people their language learning plans, they often tell me, “I’m a visual learner. I have to see the word on the page in order to remember it.” Ten years ago, I would have said the same thing. But what does it mean to be a visual…

And another Language Game

As a child, I loved the German TV series “Die Sendung mit der Maus“ (“The Program with the Mouse”). The introduction was in a different language every week. I used to listen curiously to the strange sounds and I was even more curious to hear the answer: “That was Spanish“, “That was Turkish“ or “That…