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Monthly Archive: February 2019

StudyBite 7: Lenka’s Difficult Words

Sometimes I train Czech actors in the British accent so that they can get parts in international films. And I find they all struggle with the same sounds: “w” – very often, this sound becomes a “v” sound. “a” – as in cat. It’s a very wide sound, but not […]

StudyBite 6: 10 Nouns – Advanced

Nouns are simple, right? They are the most basic element of any language. The first thing we learn. Easy! If only. Nouns are little tricksters. They are chameleonic (able to change colour) theriomorphic (able to change shape) beasts! A word that means one thing by itself, can suddenly take on […]