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Language is such a fascinating area of study — whether you’re studying one language in particular or a myriad of languages. You quickly begin to understand little patterns, cultural nuances, and slight differences that paint a picture of the language itself and the people who speak it.   As English speakers, we have our own rules and regulations when it comes to

The end of the month is here and February is right around the corner. Our favorite part? Our winter semester is in full swing! This semester, over 90 students have dedicated themselves to learning a new language — that’s their New Year’s resolution. And we couldn’t be happier! Currently, we are running classes in French, Spanish and Italian. Our classes run from

Happy New Year, Language Learners!   With another year in the books and the night’s festivities coming to a close, let’s take a look at how our friends across cultures and countries celebrate a year — and a decade — coming to an end.   The history of New Year celebrations goes back roughly 4,000 years to ancient Babylon — that’s a long time,

Happy December, everyone! The temps are dropping and the holidays are right around the corner, making it the perfect time to spread a little cheer.   And you what what makes us especially cheerful? A class full of students ready to dive into a semester of hard work! But we’re not the only ones.   Over the years, we’ve taught hundreds of students. We’ve

For many of us, today is all about costume parties, trick-or-treating, jack-o-lanterns, ghosts, ghouls, and more. But did you know that in other countries and cultures, Halloween has a completely different meaning?   For instance, in Mexico and other Latin American countries, October 31 is known as Día de los Muertos – the Day of the Dead. On this day, they honor

Lucia Almeida has been taking Private Italian lessons with our teacher Rita for almost a year now. She is the co-owner of the Bar Method Hoboken and she has amazed us with her dedication and progress despite her busy schedule. We decided to chat with her to find out more about her language journey. Lucia has always been fascinated with the

Elizabeth Cohen Ndoye (Liz) is a local Hoboken resident who started learning French with us last year. She started learning French because her husband is a French speaker and she wanted to communicate with his mother and his family and get to know them better. In her words, her experience at LLH so far has been wonderful. Liz says “I

Our students have different motives behind embarking on their respective language journeys. We chatted with one of our students to learn more about her experience and how learning a new language has changed her life. Pelin Avcu moved to New Jersey from Istanbul about 7 years ago and was surprised by how widely Spanish is spoken. Years later, her Peruvian husband

For our Italian at Heart series, we've taken 3 of our devoted LLH students and highlighted their journey on how and why they started learning a language with us all the way to their trip to Italy together! Here were the initial questions that prompted this post: 1. What sparked your desire to learn Italian? 2. Why did you choose Learn Language Hoboken? 3.