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Ian and I bought these fabulous bags to let people know which languages we can communicate in – very important for a language teacher and a tour guide. If you see us out and about carrying them, do come up … Continue reading

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L is also for… Languages

L is for Languages… Children who go to school now are lucky.  They get to learn languages at Primary School, but when I was young we didn’t get to learn them until Year 7. Learning languages is great fun – … Continue reading

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Languages, Dyslexia and Free CPD!

On the first day of my summer holidays I headed off to Shropshire for a Dyslang event, having decided that anything that combines my two big interests – languages and dyslexia – had to be worth giving up a day … Continue reading

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What’s the best age to start teaching my child a language?

This is a question I get asked a lot – especially by parents who are holding new-born babies in their arms. My recommendation would be to start getting them accustomed to the sound of the language you have chosen straight … Continue reading

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Why the English are being left behind in the world of business

Today’s post is a guest post from my lovely husband, Ian. In my work as a Blue Badge tourist guide, I have the opportunity to meet people from all around the world, from all walks of life.  The job also … Continue reading

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Getting Children Speaking in the MFL Classroom

How do you get your class speaking more of a language? I came across these great books recently which are packed with interesting ideas. There is a KS2 and a KS3 version of the book, but the blurb on them … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Self-employed Teacher

Recently I signed up to a blogging challenge and one of the suggestions was to write a blog post about a typical day. That sounds all well and good…..except that I don’t have a typical working day! Often I have … Continue reading

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