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…

Language learning (reading) made easy: the EuroCom method – part 1

submarine, président, acção, problemă – we can understand lots of English and French words, even Portuguese and Romanian ones, without having actually studied those languages properly. The examples above all belong to the vocabulary of the Romance family of languages, although there are equivalents in the Germanic and Slavic languages. Look at the example below,…

About German Verbs – a song

Irregular verbs are a challenge in many languages. Most of us remember learning by heart long lists of Latin, English or German verbs: singen – sang – gesungen ; sing – sang – sung; canto – cantavi – cantatum This video features a song with rhymes and rhythm to make learning easier: