Learning a Language: Learn German with BLS online & FREE!
As you remember, we introduced a new series of blog posts (see Spanish & French) where we teach you some useful phrases in different languages. Sounds amazing? And it’s GERMAN today! Are you planning your ski holiday in Switzerland or Austria? Do you travel frequently to Berlin? Do you dream...Read more
On Languages: German
German (Deutsch in German) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe but is also found all over the world. German has a broad range of dialects that are spoken in Europe and further afield. It is an official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, South Tyrol...Read more
On Languages: The Languages of Belgium
With around 11 million inhabitants over an area of 30,528 square kilometres (11,787 square miles), Belgium is a small, densely-populated country in Western Europe. It may be small but Belgium has a diverse population and three official languages, Dutch, French, and German. Its inhabitants also speak a number of non-official,...Read more
Language learning: Which exam should I take to prove my level?
When you are learning a language, sometimes you want to have something official to show for it, to demonstrate which level you have got up to according to recognised examination bodies. This can be useful if you are applying for a place at a university, which often require proof of...Read more
Language learning: Which language to choose? With helpful videos in six languages
Estimates say that there are up to 7,000 languages spoken in the world today (in around 200 states!). Some languages have millions of speakers and some have just a few thousand speakers. But with so many languages to choose from, how do you decide which one to learn? This blog...Read more
Film Review: WINGS OF DESIRE
Wings of desire (Der Himmel über Berlin) is the only film I have seen more than once and it is definitely my favourite. It was directed by Wim Wenders in 1987 and awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. There are several reasons which make the film so special and lyrical....Read more