Learning languages, possible for all

Our blog post comes from Andrew Weiler, who brings us a sneak peak into his book,  Language Learning Unlocked, with a selection of strategies for successful language learning. Andrew has been in the language teaching field for well over 30 years in various capacities, including language (mainly ESL) teacher, language consultant, teacher trainer, Director of Studies, language learning […]

10,000 hours

At the start of every school year, my students are introduced to Gladwell’s ‘10,000 hours’ theory. It’s not perfect, and it has its critics, but it is also widely influential and I like the underlying philosophy. In a nutshell, the theory posits that to excel at something, you need to dedicate about 10,000 hours to it. That’s about 3 […]