Learning a foreign language as an adult is not impossible. But, honestly, were you never jealous of those bilingual three year olds juggling two (or maybe more!) languages when speaking to different people? Oh how I’d love to be able to do that without the pain of going through the grammar books and vocabulary lessons!
I have been travelling quite a lot over the past couple of months. I’ve been mostly to countries where I don’t know the local language at all. Turkey, Austria, Italy, France, UK and my home country Poland. These were not long trips, just work or short holiday, but made me think about the influence of […]
I have been wondering about how language fluency may impact one’s stay abroad even before I left my home country. Today I want to share some of these thoughts with you and get your opinion as well. Is knowing the local language absolutely necessary when moving abroad?