[PHOTO]: Czech Conference – Language Learning and Digital Tools

Last week seventy language teachers experienced a number of innovative digital teaching tools in the workshops at the conference for language teachers in Brno, Czech Republic. Innovative ways of language teaching need to be discussed, experienced, and evaluated before they are implemented in classrooms. Teachers are ready and willing to experience new digital tools and teaching environments that represent […]

How to choose a tablet for language class?

Well, we’ve all gone to an electronics store with the intention of buying some sort of electronic device (TV, stereo, camera, computer, phone, …). But when it comes to actually choosing one device over its neighbour, which should you go for? All look nice and are similarly priced, but which one is more powerful or more efficient? We […]

How to download a YouTube video for my lesson

Have you ever needed to save a YouTube video to your computer in order to use it in your language class? If I ask this question of myself, the answers is a million times YES. Sometimes I am “off-line” in class and a specific YouTube language  video is exactly what I need for a lesson. Sometimes I […]

How does modern technology supports the idea of language learning?

While I am writing new posts for this blog I am asking myself the question: What does it mean to teach a second language and how does technology support the idea of language learning? Some might suggest that these are two unrelated questions, but for me learning languages, teaching languages, and technology go hand in hand. This […]

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

Enjoy the beauty of foreign languages with us. These eleven words were defined as untranslatable on Maptia blog. Their meaning is explained by many english words. To have an ultimate feeling of beauty enjoy these words illustrated by Ella Frances Sanders. The relationship between words and their meaning is a fascinating one, and linguists have spent countless […]