Should This Grandpa Learn English Or His Kids Learn Spanish? Viral Tweet Sparks Discussion

Learning another language is hard! There are lots of things that influence the level of success you are likely to have, and it turns out that some people’s brains are simply not wired for linguistic excellence. Your education, family background, self-confidence and the difficulty of the target language are obviously going to have an effect […]

How to Speak Spanish Effortlessly Even if You’re a Shy Person

You’re trying to learn how to speak Spanish. You diligently review new Spanish words every day via that magic app everyone’s talking about, you took two college-level courses, and you listen to Spanish news and podcasts.  You’ve invested hundreds of dollars and hours of your time. Then someone asks you a question in Spanish. You […]

Do You Want To Speak English Faster? – English Study Page

going to gonna got to gotta want to wanna let me lemme give me gimme out of outta kind of kinda I’m going to I’mma have to hafta don’t / doesn’t know dunno let you letcha Sometimes, we see or hear some abbreviations ( shortenings / contractions) like “gonna“, “wanna“, “hafta“, etc. instead of “going […]

How to Learn Spanish with Duolingo – A review of the free language learning app | Hello Spanish

You might also like my new post  If you are learning Spanish, chances are you already found Duolingo on Google, and you downloaded it from your Apple or Play Store. You’re probably familiar with its structure: you know the tree, the lingots, the translations, the cute and sleek design. But do you know how Duolingo […]

Taxi drivers ‘must be able to speak English’ under cab shake-up plan

CCTV, a grasp of English and regular criminal record checks are among a host of new rules proposed for taxi and private hire drivers in Birmingham. A number of ideas put forward would also tackle the city’s problem of being ‘flooded’ by drivers licensed from other areas , of whom the council has no jurisdiction […]

A Border Patrol agent detained two U.S. citizens at a gas station after hearing them speak Spanish

A Montana woman said she plans to take legal action after a Border Patrol agent detained and questioned her and a friend — both U.S. citizens — when he overheard them speaking Spanish at a gas station. Load Error The incident occurred early Wednesday morning at a convenience store in Havre, Mont., a town in the northern part of […]

Border agent demands ID from woman in Montana after hearing her speak Spanish

MONTANA — A US citizen who was stopped and asked for identification after a US Border Patrol agent in Montana heard her speaking Spanish says she wants the American Civil Liberties Union’s help over the incident so her 7-year-old daughter can be proud to be bilingual. Ana Suda, who was born in Texas, recorded the […]

Duke University Director Sends Mass Email Warning Chinese Students to Only Speak English on Campus — Or Else

The director of graduate studies for the Duke University’s Master of Biostatistics program, Megan Neely, has stepped down from her position after severe backlash over an email in which she warned Chinese students to speak only English on university campus. In the original email, Neely urged Chinese students to speak English at all times on […]

Public University Suspends Prof. for Advising Foreign Student to Learn English – Judicial Watch

In a bothersome case of political correctness gone amok, a professor at a highly ranked public university in the United States has been suspended for suggesting a foreign student “learn English.” The egregious incident occurred this month at the University of Kansas (UK), a taxpayer-funded institution with an enrollment of 28,500 that ranks among the […]

Flashback: Obama Said Illegals Should Learn English, Go to ‘Back of the Line’

In their never-ending attacks on President Donald Trump, liberals have, among other things, been quick to label him a “racist” for his talk of building a wall along the southern border of the United States. Trump’s goal is exactly the kind of border security former President Barack Obama talked about during his years in office, […]