Category Archives for Mindset and Habits

How to Learn Spanish for Beginners

“Caminante, no hay puentes, se hace puentes al andar.” (Voyager, there are no bridges, one builds them as one walks.) ― Gloria E. Anzaldúa When I visited New York for the first time in 2015, many things were just as I had imagined: the frenetic pace, the impressive Manhattan skyline, the buzzing nightlife. What I […]

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Changing How We Look at Language Education

A few weeks ago, I received a very exciting email: It came from Rachel M. Paling, a famous language coach and language learner who created the method called Neurolanguage Coaching® and one of the first-ever language coaching certifications in existence, accredited by the International Coach Federation and known as the ELC Language Coaching Certification®. The […]

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The Power of Positive Language Habits

Have you ever set a New Year’s resolution to learn a foreign language? Have you ever sat down and studied a language on January 1st, full of hope for new and bright learning opportunities, only to drop everything after a few weeks? You started off so strong, so passionately, and then, much to your dismay, […]

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How to Learn a Language Abroad

Do you need to live in a foreign country to learn its language well? Most people think so. In fact, as soon as people find out I speak multiple languages, they automatically assume that I’ve lived in just as many countries. And that’s not true. Though I have lived in a couple of countries where […]

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