“The Wrong and Right Way to Learn a Foreign Language”

“There is a Wrong Way and a Right Way to Learn a Foreign Language” In 2012, the Washington Post published an article titled “The wrong and right way to learn a foreign language”, written by Stephen Krashen, the prominent linguist and educator. In the article he took issue with some recent advice by a State Department staffer.… Continue reading “The Wrong and Right Way to Learn a Foreign Language”

Learn Spanish and Give Your Brain a ‘Potent Workout’

Becoming fluent in Spanish could help slow down some effects of aging As a recent article in Science News makes clear, knowing and even learning a second language improves brain functioning and may protect our aging brains. Of course, I am happy enough already that my efforts to become fluent in Spanish are paying off – both in my… Continue reading Learn Spanish and Give Your Brain a ‘Potent Workout’