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Alternatives to A-Levels for language learners

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A-Level results are out this week.  I didn’t take A-Levels, so don’t feel qualified to discuss the stress, anxiety but also overwhelming joy that getting your results must bring.  (GCSE’s were bad enough for me). It has made me contemplate however the alternatives that are available for language learners.  Continue reading “Alternatives to A-Levels for language learners”

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Translation cards for food allergies

Translation cards for food allergies

If you or a member of your family suffer from a food allergy or intolerance and are going on holiday this year then you will need translation cards. Translation cards ensure that others are made aware of your allergy or intolerance despite any language barriers.  

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How do I know when I am fluent in Spanish?

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I studied Spanish throughout high school. I took a break through College and University but then went on to live in South America – Spanish became my second language.

The five years I studied Spanish at school gave me a good base to build on but it did by no stretch of the imagination make me a “Latin Spanish” speaker…this I found out very quickly upon my arrival in Caracas, Venezuela!!!  Read more about travel  in South America Latin AdventuresContinue reading “How do I know when I am fluent in Spanish?”

Resources, Resources for children

Top 10 resources to support your child’s Spanish learning at home

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This post is a list of 10 of my favourite children’s learning resources for Spanish. This list is only the beginning…there are 100’s more resources that I use.  I am compiling a full list and review of all of them including Apps, Online courses, literature, blogs, programs and websites so that we can all use them to support our child’s (or our own) learning at home. Continue reading “Top 10 resources to support your child’s Spanish learning at home”

Resources, Resources for children

Top 10 children’s TV programs in Spanish

Here is a list of my Top 10 children’s TV programs in Spanish.  Some are original productions and others with voice-overs. Either way many episodes can be found on You Tube and keep children entertained for hours.

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Courses

FREE OnLine Spanish Taster Lesson

The OnLine version of my Six-Week Mini Spanish Course is finally ready (yey!!).

I will be holding a FREE Taster Lesson on Tuesday 18th August from 7.30-8.15pm.  

This lesson is designed for adult-lerners and open to anyone over the age of 18, so if you have been thinking about learning Spanish for a while but just not got around to it, or maybe you have tried one of the hundreds of free online resources but not got very far – then this is for you!  Continue reading “FREE OnLine Spanish Taster Lesson”