Browsing All posts tagged under »Romance languages«

Which language should I learn?

January 4, 2012


A cursory search on twitter reveals that deciding to learn a language is as popular a new year’s resolution as ever. Not everyone has a specific language in mind, though: “Should I start with German or French?” They ask the twitterverse. The answer, perhaps predictably, is that it depends. It depends, firstly,  on why you […]

Language by coolness and employability factor (via the Huffington Post)

September 20, 2011


Portuguese comes out the winner in this great Huffington Post piece, Dr. Ali Binazir: The Best Languages to Learn in College. Here’s what he had to say about French and Spanish, and I can’t fault him. (Bonus points for daring to speak the unspeakable – that French pop is cool – and for mentioning Jacques Brel, […]