Language learning: a great leveller

Learning a new language is one of those great activities that reduces the differences between people. It doesn’t matter what job you do, where you’re from or how much you earn; once you’re thrown together to grasp a new language, everyone’s in the same boat. This occurred to me while reading one of a seriesContinue reading “Language learning: a great leveller”

Learning languages online

As if I needed another distraction, this week I discovered It calls itself a ‘language learning community’ and is basically another social network with a twist: you create a profile for yourself and add details of the languages you’re learning. offers courses in English, Spanish, French, German and Italian at the moment. AsContinue reading “Learning languages online”