The teacher has not taught…

  …until the student has learned   In my career I have met many so-called language trainers who, when asked how a particular lesson went, their answer is “I did the present perfect today”. My next question is “So can … Continue reading

The teacher has not taught…

  …until the student has learned   In my career I have met many so-called language trainers who, when asked how a particular lesson went, their answer is “I did the present perfect today”. My next question is “So can … Continue reading

For want of a nail the shoe is lost…

  …for want of a shoe the horse is lost, for want of a horse the rider is lost.   In simple terms what this proverb is saying is that the equestrian (a person who rides horses) may be lost … Continue reading

For want of a nail the shoe is lost…

  …for want of a shoe the horse is lost, for want of a horse the rider is lost.   In simple terms what this proverb is saying is that the equestrian (a person who rides horses) may be lost … Continue reading

Learning is…

  …a progressive discovery of our own ignorance   The more we learn the more we realise that there is more to learn. This is where the saying “ignorance is bliss” stems from…the less we know, the less the chances … Continue reading

Learning is…

  …a progressive discovery of our own ignorance   The more we learn the more we realise that there is more to learn. This is where the saying “ignorance is bliss” stems from…the less we know, the less the chances … Continue reading

All cats love fish…

  …but hate to get their paws wet We all want to be successful. But success comes at a price…we need to make sacrifices and be self-disciplined to succeed. Learning a language is no easy task. Mastering a language comes … Continue reading

All cats love fish…

  …but hate to get their paws wet We all want to be successful. But success comes at a price…we need to make sacrifices and be self-disciplined to succeed. Learning a language is no easy task. Mastering a language comes … Continue reading