Reflections on Language from In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

JhumpaBlogImage In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri recounts a novel experiment in language learning. Driven by her long-standing passion for the Italian language, the bilingual Bengali-English speaking author moves to Rome with her family and completely immerses herself in the language: … Continue reading

Learning with Audio: A Selection of Quality Podcasts in French, Portuguese, Spanish and Japanese

499557379 An important part of learning a new language is reinforcing what you've learned and accustoming your ear to the sounds of the language via exposure to native speakers. The internet is a great source of listening content, but there is a lot out there, both good and bad, so we asked our eTutors to put together a list of high-quality podcasts in their respective languages. Below are some recommendations for French, Portuguese, Spanish and Japanese. Continue reading