May 10, 2020

How is celebrated in Mexico?

On May 10th of 1922 Mother´s Day was declared an official holiday, no matter the day. This tradition has become one of the most important holiday in the country, were Mexican families get together to celebrate their mothers.

 Mother’s Day is...

May 5, 2020

Why is Cinco de Mayo celebrated in the US?

In the United States,Cinco de Mayo, or May 5, is celebrated as the day to enjoy Mexican food, culture and traditions. Many who celebrate in the U.S. assume—incorrectly—that Cinco de Mayo is Mexico's Independence Day. Cinco de M...

April 27, 2020

Try these strategies to help reduce your anxiety and improve your fluency when speaking.

1. It’s okay to make mistakes.

Studies have found that people with perfectionist tendencies are more prone to FLA. You can’t learn everything in theory and then expect to immediately...

April 24, 2020

1. The Effects of Foreign Language Anxiety

Have you experienced any of the following when learning or speaking a foreign language?

  • Discouraged about language learning

  • A loss of faith in your ability to succeed

  • A fear of participating in foreign language act...

March 26, 2020

1. Consider the length of the class.

For online classes we recommend frequent 1 or 1.5 hour classes. This is optimal for conversational and speaking activities. Much longer than this it can be hard to stay focused.

2. Choose the right platform.

We recommend the following:

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March 26, 2020

For some, Coronavirus means a sudden jolt into endless weekends. If you find yourself with some extra time these days, here’s a few tips on how to make the most of it.

1. Take care of yourself.

As a first step, don’t neglect your physical and mental health. Meditate. Do...

March 26, 2020

Staying at home and practicing social distancing?

Have you already smashed through your all the best Netflix series, and find yourself going a bit stir crazy?

Many people are finding that with the increased need to stay at home during the Coronavirus crisis, they actuall...

January 10, 2020

Richard Stone studied literature, political economy, language, and literary translation in Olympia, Washington, USA. He has worked editing novels and scripts in Los Angeles, California. He has completed his TEFL English teaching certification and has been teaching in M...

December 23, 2019

All around the world, Jewish families celebrate the festival of lights called Hanukkah. Although the date of Hanukkah changes every year, as it starts of the 25th day of the Jewish calendar month of Kislev, it usually falls in December. Hanukkah last for eight days, bu...

November 28, 2019

Despite being one of the most beloved holidays in America, Thanksgiving has quite controversial past. The story most commonly told about the origins of the holiday describe and idyllic gathering between Native Americans and British settlers in the beginnings of the cou...

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