10 Tips for Becoming Fluent in a Second (or Third!) Language

So you want to learn a second language? Good. In my humble opinion, everyone should learn another language. But let me first say- it’s not easy. In fact, it’s really hard. But, it’s also incredibly satisfying, fun and rewarding. And not to mention useful. What is fluency? Fluency- spoken or written with ease. Able to speak or write smoothly, easily, or readily. Flowing, as a stream. Fluent is one big … Read more

How to Meet the Parents in a Second Language (Without Crying)

How to meet the parents in a foreign langauge

Meeting my Chilean ex-boyfriend’s family was mildly terrifying. Not only was I more than 5,000 miles away from home in Santiago, Chile, I was also being interrogated by a room full of curious and wide-eyed Chileans. Needless to say, it was uncomfortable. So I wanted to write a guide on how to meet the parents … Read more