A Year of Chinese Mandarin…

This year Language learners Journal Founder Trisha Dunbar will be focusing on Chinese Mandarin. Although there are a number of different Chinese dialects including Cantonese and Shanghaiese. Mandarin is the most spoken language in the would with 1,000,000,000+ speakers and rising. It forms part of the Sino-Tibetan language family. Full transparency: From time-to-time we doContinue reading “A Year of Chinese Mandarin…”

10 Ways to build better habits that will improve your life.

There is a misconception that it takes 21 days to form a habit. In reality, forming a habit depends on the individual and the changes that one wishes to make. The misconception stems from a plastic surgeon called Dr. Maxwell Maltz. Back in the 1950s, Dr. Maltz observed a  pattern emerging from his patients. It seemedContinue reading “10 Ways to build better habits that will improve your life.”

Which Hormones Affect Your Appetite?

Trying to live your healthiest life with so many conflicting sources of information available can be difficult. To top that off, there is still a lot of science surrounding the human body and health (especially the science around diet and language learning) that is not truly understood. One subject that is well-documented, though, is appetiteContinue reading “Which Hormones Affect Your Appetite?”

Career Options to Consider for Active Travelers

Featured image via St. Louis Corporate Housing Traveling can be one of the most entertaining things to do in life. Not only is this an enjoyable experience, but you will have an opportunity to meet new people, experience new cultures, and grow as an individual. If you’re interested in applying your language skills in theContinue reading “Career Options to Consider for Active Travelers”

Trisha Learns Slovenian in 90 Days…

This summer I am taking part in the Languages of Slovenia Challenge. This 3-month long challenge is hosted by Richard Simcott of Speaking Fluently and Máirín Millward from Mo’s Language Learning Journey in association with the Polyglot Conference, which will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia in October 2018. A polyglot is a term for someone that is familiar with several languages. It isContinue reading “Trisha Learns Slovenian in 90 Days…”

The Take Action Calendar for Language Learners

This 28 day Take Action Calendar for Language Learners from Language Learners Journal (LLJ) has daily suggested activities and prompts to enable you to take personal responsibility for your language learning whilst spreading a little kindness around too ❤️ You can download The Take Action Calendar for Language Learners PDF here so you can print it OR right-click onContinue reading “The Take Action Calendar for Language Learners”