Posted in May, 2010

Amelia on May 21 2010 0

Worried about Being Laughed at? Don’t Let Rude People Hold You Back!

Some of the fear a lot of us have about jumping right into to speaking a new language comes from the idea that people will treat us badly because we don’t speak well. For the most part it’s not true, but it can happen. Fact is, not everyone will be delighted with your attempts to […]

Amelia on May 05 2010 0

Fear of Speaking a Foreign Language? Consider This When You Travel

Linguist and researcher Stephen Krashen has a theory that most language learners go through a “silent period” during which they either can’t or don’t want to talk. It could last a day or a month or more. More importantly,