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. 4 More Tips for Improving English Fluency

    When you are learning English for the first time, it can be overwhelming. At Crossing Borders Languages, we offer English classes for adults so you can learn new language skills from skilled instructors in an intimate classroom setting. Beyond taking our ESL classes, there are several ways you can improve your English fluency outside of the classroom. In our previous blog, we started going over so…Read More

  4. Reasons Why You Can Learn A New Language At Any Age

    You have probably heard that learning a second language becomes exponentially more difficult as you age. It’s common knowledge that language learning is easier when you are under the age of ten because your brain is still developing. However, even though this is true, doesn’t mean that it is impossible to learn a language at an older age. Your brain is capable of far more than you think, and t…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 5 Interesting Spanish Words

    At Crossing Borders, we love teaching our students new languages because we know how fascinating this knowledge can be. One of the most interesting parts of learning a new language is developing a whole new set of vocabulary, which may leave you wondering, “why doesn’t English have a word for this?” In our last blog, we went over some fascinating French words that make us think that often. I…Read More

  7. 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

  8. Integrating A New Language Into Your Daily Life

    An integral part of learning a new language is practicing on a daily basis. However, at Crossing Borders, we understand that you have a busy life, and making time to practice your new language may seem daunting. Fortunately, there are ways to can seamlessly incorporate your new language into your life. Read our infographic below for integrating a new language into your daily life, and contact us t…Read More

  9. 2 Mistakes That Keep You From Learning a New Language

    Learning a new language is an extremely worthwhile endeavor. It can help you travel internationally, make new friends, sharpen your mental clarity, and give you a new lot on life. However, learning a new language is easier said than done. You may have had this common experience that many people have: you resolve to learn a new language, buy the books you need, even enroll in adult language classes…Read More

  10. Spanish in Spain vs. Spanish in Latin America

    It may surprise you to learn that there is actually a lot of variation in how Spanish is spoken. Though when you are learning Spanish, it seems like a straightforward language, there are actually many differences between the Spanish that is spoken in Spain and the Spanish that is spoken in Latin America. In this blog, we will outline some of the main things that differentiate between Spanish spoke…Read More