• Languages

    My relationship with Languages, 2018

    I was not sure if I wanted to share this as it is my personal struggle with foreign languages! I have always had a love-hate relationship with languages, I am from and brought up in Wales (UK) and it is custom to be taught basic welsh throughout schools whether it be at, beginner level in English speaking or fluent in Welsh-speaking schools. I never liked learning welsh & luckily I was in an English-speaking school. I dropped out of school at 16 to try college instead of A Levels. This meant I never had to ever learn Welsh again. Throughout my teens, I picked the choice to learn French for GCSE level (and…

  • Languages,  Lifestyle

    Life (education) update, September 2018

    As some of you may be aware, I have been learning Italian for little over a year now. I will explain why I am learning this language & how it is going to help me. The course was cut short by 6 months and the tutor has offered to replace the 2nd part of the course we missed from this September on. I choose to learn Italian in September 2017, I was struggling to find the motivation to learn something & Italian caught my eye. I had always wanted to learn another language after dropping french when I left school at 16. I didn’t want to re-learn French again from scratch so…

  • Languages,  Lifestyle

    Introduction to ITALIAN FRIDAYS

    Hello All, This is the first post to do with Italy. I first encountered the country Italy while researching about the Roman Era as a child. As I was watching a few documentaries based on the Roman era and glancing through books created by Mary Beard when I saw a program about Italian food and culture called “Italy Unpacked”. I was mesmerised by the content but unhappy I did not know more about the country and language, to understand it more. So this idea came about months after I finished watching the TV series. I am going to do a series of posts for everyone. I want to take both you, as…