Learning a second language helps prevent dementia.

Studies as to the benefits of bilingualism and studying a second language are numerous.  However, researchers now believe they have strong evidence to suggest bilingualism can act as protection for the brain and delay the onset of dementia.  Their research showed in...

NEW SPANISH CLASSES AT WALLASEY CENTRAL LIBRARY

      We have run several successful language courses over the last 5 years at Wallasey Central Library, so we are pleased to announce that this Spring we will be starting two new Spanish classes. We hope to start a new Beginners Spanish class and attract some new...

10 tips for vocab learning

In one of our Advanced Spanish classes for adults last week, we got talking about the problems and pitfalls of learning vocabulary and how tricky it can be to learn and then retain it.  I shared some of the tips I have found have worked for students in the past...

More students choosing to study abroad

According to the British Council 28,640 students chose to study abroad last year, this number has increased by 58% since 2013.  One explanation for the increase is the lower cost of university education abroad when compared to the UK.  One survey by TransferWise has...

La rentree – Welcome back to school!

La rentrée is the time of year in September where everything in France resumes after the summer shutdown in August.  It is celebrated almost like a new season.  There is a ‘New Year’ feeling in the air with optimism and excitement for what the return will...