Pierogi: A Secret Weapon to Turbo Charge Your Polish Lessons

Pierogi: A Secret Weapon to Turbo Charge Your Polish Lessons

The Polish language is perceived as being notoriously difficult for native English speakers to learn. So Polish lessons can feel insurmountable if they’re delivered in a conventional and staid way. Polish lessons need to be brought to life for intrepid students to...
In the Staffroom: With Spanish Language Senorita Miryam

In the Staffroom: With Spanish Language Senorita Miryam

Spanish language lessons are still creeping up on French and German as the most wanted amongst UK language learners. A fact that hasn’t gone unnoticed by Miryam, who teaches Catalan and Spanish to many of our amazing students. She recently found time to join us for...
How To Use Repetition for Learning a Foreign Language

How To Use Repetition for Learning a Foreign Language

It’s not just unfounded theory. It’s actual science that learning a foreign language is achieved so much more quickly and effectively when repetition teaching methods are used. Repeat Day is celebrated on 3rd June every year. So, it’s a befitting day to take a look at...
In the Staffroom: Interested In the Greek Language? Meet Kiki

In the Staffroom: Interested In the Greek Language? Meet Kiki

Thinking about Greek language lessons for business or personal reasons? You’re in exactly the right place at the right time. Our ‘In The Staffroom’ series of articles has been introducing you to some of the wonderful people who help make La Academia such a great place...
It’s Official! Learning A Language At A Young Age Makes You A Better Multi-Tasker

It’s Official! Learning A Language At A Young Age Makes You A Better Multi-Tasker

Anglia Ruskin University has confirmed that learning a language in childhood will equip you with better multitasking skills than if you aren’t bilingual. Learning a language as a little one increases a child’s attentiveness and ability to juggle multiple thoughts and...
“The UK loses 3.5% of GDP in lost business opportunities due to poor language skills”

“The UK loses 3.5% of GDP in lost business opportunities due to poor language skills”

A lost 3.5% of GDP due to missed business opportunities. That’s a lot of money not landing on these shores as a direct result of our language skills being below par in an international arena. Our pre-Covid GDP in 2019 was £2.17 trillion according to Statista...