Learning A New Language: 8 Tips That Really Work

You may believe an ability to learn new languages is something you’re born with, but it’s much more about belief and practice than natural talent. That’s what Carol Dweck, Stanford University … [Read more...]

How A Simple Belief Can Destroy Your Expatriate Life… or Help You Thrive

“This language is too difficult. I’m too old. I can’t learn it anymore. I tried for 6 months already and I hardly see any progress. I’m not gifted in languages anyway. I studied French in high … [Read more...]

3 Questions to Nobel Prize 2012 Serge Haroche

To start 2013 with a (big!) bang, I’m extremely honored to welcome Serge Haroche, Nobel Prize Winner 2012 in Physics.   Receiving his prize on Dec 10th, 2012 in Stockholm, Serge … [Read more...]

Bilingualism: 3 questions to expert François Grosjean

François Grosjean is Emeritus Professor of psycholinguistics at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. He is bilingual himself (French and English) with more than 30 years of experience in … [Read more...]

Is It Ever Too Late to Learn a New Language? Here Are the Facts

Thrown into a new language, children keep their eyes and ears wide open. They record, they process, they produce: they learn the language without even noticing it. They're not mulling it … [Read more...]

Busted: 10 Myths About Raising Bilingual Children

While more than 4 billion people speak at least 2 languages, there are lots of misconceptions floating around bilingualism. Sneaky ideas instilling doubt in your mind. When considering raising … [Read more...]