Gender Fluency and Language

In the past few years, the media has made a lot of noise about the concept of gender in people.

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What’s in a Brand Name?

We use language to communicate ideas, but sometimes those ideas have to be rather complex in the form if a

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Language Embarrassments

When we are practising a new language, probably the worst fear we have is of making a mistake that makes

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Great Offer on Books

Autumn Sale! 25% off all books! Use discount code 2EAYTR22 through CreateSpace until November 15th! No one said learning a

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Who Is Your Language God?

When I ask “Who is your language god?”, I don’t mean “Which polyglot or hyperpolyglot do you idolize?”. In many

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So You Want to Write an Ebook

If you are a blogger and write for your blog regularly, you have probably thought about expanding your writings into

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Itchy Feet: The Comic Side of Language and Travel

Travel and languages:  two things that go together so intimately. We learn languages to travel and we travel to learn

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The Search for Resources: Creating Our Own

People who learn languages as a lifestyle are always looking for resources on one language or another. They post requests

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5 Language Questions Answered!

There always seem to be a number of questions which keep coming up in language learning circles. These questions are

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Chinese writing in danger?

A short while ago, Ellen Jovin, who writes the fantastic blog “Words and Worlds of New York”, posted on Facebook

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