How to speak Spanish in a month: Learn like a five year …

What’s the easiest way to learn Spanish? What’s the fastest way to learn a foreign language in general? Learn like a five year old. We arrived in Santiago de Chile about a year ago. My five year old son, Sebastian now speaks almost fluently and understands about 90% of Spanish (unless we’re talking about cartoons or cake, then it’s 100%).…
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Language learning hacks from the experts

Welcome to 2019, Expaters! If learning a new foreign language is on your New Year’s resolution list, then read on… Here are some top tips, cheats and hacks from a range of language experts for learning a language quicker and more effectively. Let free time become study time Blur the lines between your free time and your learning time. At…
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Expaters this will make you laugh (and me scream)

I’m really getting into Chilean life. My Spanish is improving, my kids are settled in their nursery and I feel at home. In fact, my kid has his nursery graduation show tonight – a Ghostbusters themed extravaganza. We’ve been making his costume for a couple of weeks now. Yesterday I even headed to the busiest market in town to get…
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How to learn a foreign language – it’s simpler than you thought

Languages are like diets. Just like that pill which promises to give you a Victoria’s Secret model’s body in a week, anyone telling you they can make you fluent in Russian overnight is lying. I studied French and German at university, I dabbled in Arabic while living in Damascus and I’m now trying my hand at Spanish here in Chile.…
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