What the Spanish and French “classes” are like.

I received this question: I have 2 students who have taken Spanish I in a class setting. Is your Spanish class for a first-year student or will the 2nd year students benefit?   Here is my reply: I’ll do my best to answer this, though I am not sure my classes are...

Duo Lingo French

This summer, I am pushing myself aggressively through DuoLingo French. I’ve decided to blog about the process. My guess is… some of you may be interested.  Some of you may have questions. Does DuoLingo really work?   Can you become fluent with DuoLingo? ...

Tip of the Week #192: Coffee Break Languages

In April of 2020, I sent out the following tip of the week: I don’t know how long I have been listening to language podcasts.  Since the beginning of podcasting, I think.   Podcasts are free audio programs.  There are thousands of podcasts covering thousands of...

Tip of the Week #204: Stop Acting Rich

A few weeks ago, I read the book Stop Acting Rich: And Start Living Like a Real Millionaire.   You may remember the author.  Thomas J. Stanley also wrote The Millionaire Next Door and The Millionaire Mind. I had read his earlier books years ago.  This month, when Stop...