1. Language Learning Excuses To Stop Giving Now

    At Crossing Borders Languages, we’ve heard every excuse in the book for why one cannot learn a second language. Excuses are easy to come by, but are just as easily debunked. If you have the motivation to learn a second language, you can overcome any obstacle to achieve your goal. In this blog, we will go over some of the most common excuses we hear, and why they don’t have to stop you from ach…Read More

  2. How To Remember New Vocabulary Words

    A big part of learning a new language is memorization. One of the most difficult things you must memorize as you acquire your new language is vocabulary. Every language has thousands of words, and it can be daunting to imagine memorizing them all. While you certainly don’t need to know every single word, you want to set yourself up for success in retaining as many vocabulary words as possible. I…Read More

  3. How Learning A Foreign Language Saves You Money on Travel

    In previous blogs, we have gone over the many benefits of learning a foreign language. One that may not have occurred to you is that knowing a foreign language can actually save you on international travel costs. If one of the reasons you are interested in learning a new language is the ability to seamlessly travel to different countries, gain more motivation for your studies through our blog here…Read More

  4. 4 Fascinating French Words

    One of the best parts of learning a new language is all of the interesting vocabulary you learn. Even though English has millions of words, it is fascinating to learn how different languages communicate different concepts. French is one language that is filled with interesting words. In this blog, we will go over some French words and terms that fascinate us. Nombrilisme (noun: self-centeredness, …Read More

  5. Words Without an English Translation

    English is a language with over a million words, so it is hard to imagine that there are words from other languages that cannot be translated into English. However, there are many words from the over 6,000 languages spoken in the world that do not have an English equivalent. In this blog, we will go over some of our favorites. Sobremesa (Spanish) noun: conversation around the table after eating a …Read More

  6. 3 Reasons To Learn French

    In school, you may have heard that learning French is “impractical,” and it makes more sense to learn Spanish because there are many Spanish speakers in our country. However, French actually has many practical applications in life that may surprise you. At Crossing Borders, we offer French classes because we believe that anyone can benefit from learning this beautiful Romance language. Here ar…Read More

  7. The Benefits of Learning A New Language

    It is a common misconception that it is impossible to become fluent in a new language as an adult. While it is true that it is easier for children to learn new languages, not only is it possible for adults to learn foreign languages, it is extremely beneficial to them. At Crossing Borders, we are proud to offer Spanish, German, Mandarin, English, and French classes for adults. Keep your brain youn…Read More

  8. Why Learn Spanish?

    At Crossing Borders, we offer adult language classes in Spanish, French, English, German, and Mandarin. There are many wonderful reasons to learn all of these languages, but today, we will highlight some of the reasons you should take our Spanish classes for adults: Employment potential A very practical reason to learn Spanish is that it expands your employment opportunities. Being bilingual in Sp…Read More