http://www.immersionlanguagelearning.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/computer_keyboard-300x225.jpg

I’ve been down in Ecuador with my wife for a few weeks now and we’ve been having a great time traveling to the beach, a farm, and spending time with the family. Because I write and work via Internet, I …

anon says:
thank you! @@ more
http://www.immersionlanguagelearning.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Guanajuato_lapazview-190x142.jpg

In 2005 I spent 2 weeks in Guanajuato (or GTO).  Of all the places I have been in Latin America, this was probably my favorite. I will never forget my host family and all of the wonderful people I met, …

There are no comments, click here be the first one!
http://www.immersionlanguagelearning.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Map-Latin_America-public-domain-164x190.png

Don’t get me wrong, I’d love to go to Spain. The history, culture, language, and of course futbol are very attractive. But a lot of students who initially have their heart set on Spain find that the prices are out …

There are no comments, click here be the first one!
http://www.immersionlanguagelearning.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/3732328960_66ccaa9646-190x107.jpg

I know a lot of people are nervous about their first international or study abroad experience. If you are looking for ideas on what to do and how to maximize the experience, this is the post for you. (Note that …

immersionlanguagelea... says:
Hi Amanda. Wow, I totally missed this comment and I apologize for seeing it so... more
Amanda says:
Rocky my only problem is school debt. Any suggestions? more

Isn’t that place dangerous? 8 Tips to Stay Safe When Traveling

http://www.immersionlanguagelearning.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/peligro-190x142.jpg

99 out of 100 times, the answer to that question is no. But I get this question so often that I rank it right up there with the other two concerns people have about language-immersion travel: time and money (see …

 

Plans this summer? How about learning a new language?

http://www.immersionlanguagelearning.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/PICT0510-190x142.jpg

This post probably applies to a lot of people: students looking to expand their language learning for class, professionals looking for a way to beef up their language skills, parents looking for cheap family summer vacations or summer activities ideas, …

 

The 80/20 Rule to Learning Language: Why You Should Forget About the Exceptions

http://www.immersionlanguagelearning.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/80-20-Rule-190x139.png

I actually learned the 80/20 rule as an English teacher when I was living in Colombia. I worked for Paul Urwin at Inglés Bogotá. And you should definitely check them out if you are looking for a place to teach …

 

¡Pásatelo Bien Amigo! What you should do whether you are learning a language or not.

http://www.immersionlanguagelearning.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/bigstock_Multi_Racial_Group_Jumping_2384215-190x127.jpg

You know it took me a while to figure out what the lo means in pásatelo bien (have fun, or have a good time is the full expression). And I remember my first two weeks in Guanajuato, Mexico, and I …

 

¡Hijue Puta!: How Cursing Will Help You Learn Spanish

http://www.immersionlanguagelearning.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/spanish-curse-words-190x159.png

Well I didn’t really learn many groserías (bad words) in Guatemala.  No, it was the mother of my host family in Guanajuato, Mexico, Mari Elena, who really taught me some fun curse words to get me started!  And she taught …

 

A Magic Ingredient to Learning Spanish for Beginners

Just for now, forget the fancy programs and courses, the audio CDs you can use in your car, and even your dictionary. Go out and get yourself one of the most magic language-learning ingredients: alcohol!  Yes, that’s right, your new …