I CAN’T REMEMBER THE WORD! Memorising vocabulary the F.A.S.T. way

Tongue tied? Dumbstruck? At a loss for words?  Is there anything more frustrating than when you can’t remember the word you want to use when speaking another language?  By the time you do remember it, the subject has usually already changed!  We all want to express ourselves and show our personalities when making friends and

Did you ever wonder about active & passive learning?

Maybe you don’t even need a teacher. You need a facilitator! “To explain something to someone is first of all to show them they cannot understand it by themselves.”  So goes the quote by the famous radical French philosopher, Jacques Ranciere. So, if Ranciere is right, doesn’t that bring almost all teaching into question? That

Perseverance, learning and the art of not giving up

It may be true that nothing in life is for free. However, there is often an easy way, and a hard way, to get things done. For example, learning a language with our innovative teaching method takes full advantage of the active brain and its desire to explore to deliver language learning results much quicker

Teachers who are native speakers, or not? 🇬🇧 & 🇬🇷 transcript

ENGLISH TRANSCRIPT 🇬🇧 What nationality does a foreign language teacher need to be? For example, if you wish to learn Dutch, does your teacher need to be a native speaker? Is it ok to be Dutch-Greek? Or any other nationality but to be able to teach Dutch? There are two options, two options of teachers,

The Dutch express it differently, let’s accept that. 🇬🇧 & 🇬🇷 transcript

ENGLISH TRANSCRIPT 🇬🇧 English transcript:  Dear readers, this text is a translation of a video that was made in Greek, for Greek students learning Dutch. The concept of the differences of tense use in languages can be found in all languages and is not limited to those two. Therefore, this text can relate to everyone

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Three steps to becoming a linguistic Schwarzenegger!

“No pain no gain!” Ever heard one of your teachers tell you that? Learning a language has never been easier… so they say.  There are hundreds of courses, videos, and tips and tricks online. It can almost feel overwhelming! However, one thing that no amount of technology can fully make up for is PRACTICE. Language

Why do you need Dutch? 🇬🇧 & 🇬🇷 transcript

ENGLISH TRANSCRIPT 🇬🇧 This week’s video begins with a question. Why do you learn or need to learn Dutch? Me, for example, after four years that I’ve been living in the Netherlands, I wish to be incorporated a bit better. I want to be able to speak and make friends, other than those who don’t

I understand the conversations, but… , 🇬🇧 & 🇬🇷 transcript

ENGLISH TRANSCRIPT 🇬🇧 We can study a language on our own, we can read articles, start to know the grammar and in time, by listening and observing we can learn to understand many things. But how can we practice speaking? And speak the language in a correct manner? That’s why we need a teacher.  My

Biggest advantage of our method, 🇬🇧 & 🇬🇷 transcript

ENGLISH TRANSCRIPT 🇬🇧 Today I would like us to focus on one tip, one advice. A Dutch language student of ours asked what is the biggest advantage of our method.  One of the most important things to mention in order to answer this question is that we adjust the educational material to the needs, the

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Interview of Sofia Karfi on Public TV, ERT3

We are thankful to Fani Kalathaki for inviting us for an interview on the Public television ERT3, to speak about the Language and Motivation method! You can watch it here and don’t forget to turn on the English subtitles 😉