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24 November 2021

The Romance Languages

You may sometimes hear of the ‘Romance Languages’. Rather than being connected to love and affection, this collection of languages actually refers to their...

The Romance Languages

22 November 2021

How long does it take to learn a language?

Many people dream of being able to converse fluently in at least one other language. For plenty of cultures, being native in a language...

How long does it take to learn a language?

18 November 2021

What are the differences between European and Latin American Spanish?

Spanish is spoken as a native language by more than 450 million people globally, which makes it second only to Mandarin as the most...

What are the differences between European and Latin American Spanish?

11 November 2021

What is blended learning, and how effective is it?

Blended learning is a strategy that developed in the digital era to quite simply ‘blend’ both traditional and digital teaching methods. Technology is used...

What is blended learning, and how effective is it?

10 November 2021

Singles’ Day – what’s it all about?

Seen as the antithesis of Valentine’s Day (for which the Chinese also have their own celebration with the Qixi Festival), Singles’ Day is a...

Singles’ Day – what’s it all about?

8 November 2021

5 tips to improve your language learning

With winter almost upon us and the long, dark evenings looming ahead, it can be a great time to start up new hobbies –...

5 tips to improve your language learning

4 November 2021

DragonsConnect receives MEP endorsement

DragonsConnect, the online Mandarin learning platform from Dragons Teaching, has been recognised as a recommended resource for the Mandarin Excellence Programme (MEP). The Mandarin...

DragonsConnect receives MEP endorsement

27 October 2021

What is the Day of the Dead?

On Tuesday 2nd November, many Latin communities around the world will celebrate the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos). This well-known holiday...

What is the Day of the Dead?

11 October 2021

5 ways learning a language can improve your mental health

Sunday 10th October marked World Mental Health Day. The overall objective of this annual event is to raise awareness of mental health issues around...

5 ways learning a language can improve your mental health

28 September 2021

French Idioms

Every language has its own unique idioms – and there are certainly crossovers among many languages. This week, in the wake of the annual...

French Idioms