1. 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

  2. 5 Tips For When You Forget A Word

    Everyone who has learned a new language has experienced it: you are trying to find the right word for what you are trying to say, but your mind goes blank. While this can be embarrassing, rest assured that it is a universal experience, and an unavoidable part of learning a new language. Here, we will give you some tips for how to handle it when you forget a word during a conversation in your new l…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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