Using the wrong map for learning a language is like using a map of Paris to locate a restaurant in Berlin. It doesn’t work! I want you to tear up that map. ✂️ Instead of that map, I want you to follow the most successful language teachers in the world: Moms! 💁🏽♀️
Free New Year’s Eve printable in a foreign language! Choose from 11 different languages. Each page has a special phrase or two that your family can use together to countdown to midnight! As always, everything in the guides are made by native speakers.
What if I’m not “good enough” to teach my child a foreign language? Have you heard that voice that whispers, “I’m not good enough to teach my kids. Like, who am I to actually do this? I’m in way over my head!”Well, Elizabeth definitely heard this voice when her oldest daughter was trying to learn French for years.But this voice started with Elizabeth not feeling like she was good enough to learn foreign languages.
I’ve said a lot of crazy things in my life. Like, “Let’s eat super clean for 30 days!” and, “We can totally sleep train our baby at two months old!”
*painful tears mixed with laughter*
But when I say, “If you want to learn a foreign language, forget grammar!” I’m like super serious, and it works.
Rachel thought I was crazy! Just about as crazy as
What’s the Secret Ingredient to Talking in a Foreign Language? Courtney always wanted to speak French. It started when she was younger, and, now as a mom it was still something that she still really wanted to be able to do.
When one of my kids was younger and speaking Spanish, he mumbled the word “abajo.”
It means “down,” and he understood what it meant and always used it properly.
But it sounded so odd whenever he said it.
I asked him to say it “REALLLL SLOW,” so I could understand why it sounded a little bit off.
Very clearly and seriously he then said,
Now that January is coming to an end and sick kids, errands, and chaos might have started to cover any distant memory of a New Year’s resolution, I want to share 5 quick tips with you to help you stay consistent learning a foreign language with your family despite all the craziness.
If you haven’t decided which language to learn… Or different family members want to learn different languages… Or you just aren’t sure about the language you’re learning, then keep reading.
Maybe, you think it needs to be HARD and CONFUSING when you start.
Maybe, you think there needs to be a STRUGGLE and TEARS.
Or you think that only CERTAIN people succeed.
All lies. Here’s the easy, simple truth.