10 Signs You are 100% Fluent in a Language

Fluent is a relative term. I don’t know if I consider myself fluent in French, even though I’ve got a degree in it and spent 5 months living there. I still make stupid mistakes and I often tell people ‘he’s crying’ when I mean...

Why Students Need to Read More

Many students focus too much on speaking English. They become obsessed with speaking and often ignore reading. Maybe they find reading boring, or they think it’s not as useful. This is a huge mistake and actually¬†slows down their learning. It also stops students...

How I Became Fluent: 7 Tips on Learning languages

I was not brought up bilingual; I didn’t start learning a second language until High School. ¬†But I have become fluent in 3. I studied French and Spanish academically and I have taught myself Portuguese without ever entering a classroom. I now teach English as a...