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Learning your first foreign language as an adult with Mundey Young on Living la Belle Vie

3 top tips on learning your first foreign language as an adult with Mundey Young

I’m baaaaaack! Taking a break, even from something you love, is so important. I feel refreshed, recharged and full of creative ideas for the rest of the year. Earlier this year, I connected with International Lifeytle and Business Coach, Mundey Young. We tried to record a podcast back in June, but sadly the quality wasn’t …

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Why a language learning break can help you get better

I’ve just returned to learning German after a language learning break. To my surprise, my brain hadn’t rejected all the German I had previously learned. In fact, I felt like I was somehow more fluent than before. Keep reading for this week’s post on why, sometimes, taking a language learning break is exactly what you …


Language: Hilarious Film Title Translations

This week, I’m taking a look at some German film title translations that, when translating back into English, provide some giggles. Why do film titles get translated? Simply put, money and marketing. While there are linguistic and cultural elements linked to the translation of many film titles, commercial marketing and money-making are naturally the driving …


Language: 11 Useful German Question Phrases

This week, I’m going to share with you 11 genuinely useful German question phrases. Language learning apps such as Duolingo provide a great foundation with grammar and basic sentence structure. But as we’ve learnt from some of my previous posts, the phrases they give you aren’t exactly useful for everyday life! We have also noticed …