Posts Tagged ‘learning a foreign language’

5 Reasons to do a Language Stay

5 Reasons to do a Language Stay
By Briana Palma LG Contributor The world of travel presents endless options, from cruising the Caribbean to volunteering in Africa. A language stay is another rewarding alternative, particularly attractive for those who love to see the world but don’t get a kick out of the frenetic pace of new-day-new-place...
December 29th, 2010 | Cultural Travel, Featured | Read More

Practice French Before You Visit France: 5 Easy Language Tips

Practice French Before You Visit France: 5 Easy Language Tips
Heading off to France and can’t remember your “s’il vous plaît” from “je voudrais”? Was that deux or douze euros? Did she tell me to turn right or left? Before I jetted off to France for the semester, I knew that I would have to do something to practice my French. I needed to review everyday...
September 2nd, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, France, Studying Abroad | Read More

5 Myths about Asia – Debunked!

5 Myths about Asia – Debunked!
Intimidated by the thought of traveling to Asia? You shouldn’t be! LG Asia-Pacific editor Mary Tan busts some major myths about the region and gives you a glimpse at life as she knows it. *** Myth #1: Nobody speaks English! Don’t be put off by the myriad of languages and dialects found in...
April 22nd, 2010 | Asia, Featured | Read More

7 Ways to Boost Your Foreign Lingo

7 Ways to Boost Your Foreign Lingo
When Lost Girl Ashley Cheng moved to Taiwan a few months ago, she set a few simple language rules to make sure she stayed on top of her Mandarin. Picking up a second language can be really tough, especially if you’re not living in a country that speaks the language. Try Ashley’s quick tips...
March 15th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Studying Abroad, Taiwan | Read More