Category Archives: Language

Review of Coto Language Academy, Tokyo, Japan

Coto Language Academy offers various Japanese classes for foreigners. I spent 4 weeks in an intensive course (level Beginner 2) in September of 2017 in order to learn some Japanese to make traveling in Japan both easier and more fun. There are … Continue reading

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Coto Language Academy, First Impressions, Tokyo, Japan

Coto Language Academy offers various Japanese classes for foreigners. I spent 4 weeks in an intensive course (level Beginner 2) in September of 2017 in order to learn some Japanese to make traveling in Japan both easier and more fun. This post … Continue reading

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Review of San Blas Spanish School, Cusco, Peru

August 17-28, 2015 Cusco, Peru is one of the best, if not the best place, to study Spanish in South America. The local accent is very accessible as locals generally speak more slowly and pronounce all syllables and consonants, no … Continue reading

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Photos from Montpellier, France

Thinking about studying French in Montpellier? This atmospheric college town has a lively night life with plenty of outdoor dining and quaint, narrow, boutique-filled streets.

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ILA, Institut Linguistique Adenet, Montpellier, France –  Language School Review

In anticipation of the Dalf C1 examination I took eight weeks of the intensive prep course (30 lessons per week) at ILA in May and June of 2015. Overall I found their classes to be organized and leaning towards a … Continue reading

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Taking the Dalf at 50 – The Results

After all my doubts I did manage to pass the Dalf C1, an achievement that at the time seemed very important to me. At this moment, however, as I sit in a cold apartment in Cuzco, Peru getting ready for … Continue reading

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Taking the Dalf at 50 – Exam Day

Written June 26, 2015 This morning I sat for the Dalf C1, a French proficiency exam that when passed exempts you from other language exams when entering a French university. It is also required for various other learning institutions in … Continue reading

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