Language Learning

How to absorb a foreign language with music

I love traveling. And I love connecting with people I meet abroad. That’s why I love learning foreign languages. For me, learning a new language is not about textbooks, flashcards, endless lists of vocabulary, and weird grammar rules. For me, learning a new language is about communication. It’s about relationships, and meeting people you connect with.    Failing first I…

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Language Learning

How to find YouTube channels in your target language

The best way to absorb a foreign language is to get continuous exposure. Create an immersion environment. No problem when you’re traveling. But easier said than done at home. Where do you go to get into full immersion mode? My favorite place online to get immediate immersion is YouTube. Hours and hours of quality free content in the language of…

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Language Learning

How to maintain a foreign language

Language learning is a sport. And like any sport, if you stop playing for too long, you’ll lose your professional status, and end up as an amateur. Yet you don’t always want to play like a professional, at an intense level. Sometimes you just want to take it slow for a while. Sometimes all you need is a break. But…

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