You learned a language at school, you loved playing around with the different sounds in your mouth, a bit like chewing gum:
“Bonjour mon ami” pursing your lips, bringing the ‘r’ down to your throat, giving your hair a flick in real French Style.
“venga chicos!!” doing a bit of an Ole move at the end. “Andiamo signori! La stracciatella é molto buona ” hands flying in the air, singing your sentence in bouncy tones.
“Guten Tag, Ich heisse Frau Merkel” getting all serious reporting for duty.
Well, it was fun, wasn’t it? It is like playing a part in a play, or becoming someone different for bit, it was a bit of a game.
Well, that’s it, why not keep playing?? Particularly if you have children and think it’s a good idea to start learning a language as young as possible. Continue reading