Learning Mandarin: Never call your mother a horse, and other tips

Cameron’s spending a couple of weeks with us here at EuroTalk for work experience. In today’s blog post, he explains why he chose to learn one of the world’s most difficult languages, and gives his suggestions for anyone who’s thinking about taking up the challenge. Are you learning Mandarin? What drew you to the language? And … Read more

Quiz: Which language should you learn?

Want to learn a language but not sure which one to go for? Try our new quiz for inspiration… Did you get a good one? Tell us what you think in the comments, and don’t forget to share with your friends to see if they get the same! And if you’re still a bit undecided, download … Read more

Toddler Talk: How to Encourage Your Little One to Learn Language

Today’s post was written by guest blogger, Eve Pearce. For most parents, a child’s first word is a huge milestone – the first step in learning communication, language and the beginning of a whole lot of chattering. After the initial ‘mamas’ and ‘dadas,’ a string of other words usually start to flow but this isn’t always the … Read more

A step closer to one billion children

If you’ve been on our Facebook or Twitter page recently, you may have noticed some of our photos from our recent trip to Malawi. Although some members of our office are convinced we went over there to buy beans for our new coffee machine, we were actually there to run an evaluation on the success … Read more

Don’t be shy, get talking!

A recent poll has found that only one in ten British travellers learn any of the language before they visit another country. Some claimed this was because English is now so widely spoken, while others blamed shyness and a fear of saying the wrong thing. I understand the second excuse much more than the first. … Read more