Music Musings (11/08/2017)

In this weekly feature, I introduce you to foreign music.Spanish:Artist: Enrique IglesiasTo many English speakers Enrique will possible remind you of primary school discos and all the cheesy music that goes along with them. With hits such as 'Hero', it's not surprising many people are accustomed to Enrique's voice and his older singles. However, he …

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Italian Language Learning Resource Review: L’italiano all’università 1

It can often be hard to find decent language learning resources, and when you do, there are often no reviews available to help you decide which resource is best for you. Therefore, I will occasionally post reviews here to help you decide whether a particular resource will be useful for you. This post will focus …

My Language Goals

As a languages student, I obviously am reaching for a near native, if not native level in the languages I study at degree level. I say native as the idea of fluency isn’t set in stone. There are many theorists and each one has a different definition for fluency. However, what most people envision when they …

Music Musings

As mentioned in a previous post, I became fascinated by foreign music during my time at school. However, until very recently I was not aware of many artists to listen to. This can cause a problem because as a non-native it is often hard to find information about foreign singers because they don’t enter our …

Introductions

Hello. I’m Joe and I currently study Spanish and Italian at Cardiff University. I also dabble with a little bit of French. I have had a rather turbulent language journey when I think about it but I finally settled on two languages to study at degree level and I’m loving every moment of ‘becoming European’ as …