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Fluent Forever: how to learn any language fast and never forget it

Author: Gabriel Wyner

Language: English

Summary: For those who’ve despaired of ever learning a foreign language, here, finally, is a book that will make the words stick. At thirty years old, Gabriel Wyner speaks six languages fluently.  He didn’t learn them in school — who does? — rather, he learned them in the past few years, working on his own and practicing on the subway, using simple techniques and free online resources. In Fluent Forever Wyner reveals what he’s discovered.

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Raising bilingual children: when school speaks a different language

Author: Clarissa Gosling

Language: English

Summary: Does your child speak a different language at school and home?

In this book Clarissa draws on her experience of sending her British children to a Dutch school to help you support your child through their education.

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Il nido di vetro. Una piccola storia d’amore

Author: Giuliana Arena

Language: Italian

Summary: Nel 2011 il secondo figlio dell’autrice nasce con più di tre mesi di anticipo e un peso di 830 grammi. Alcuni anni dopo, Giuliana Arena decide di raccontare, in questo mémoire, il lungo e difficile percorso nella Terapia Intensiva Neonatale. L’intento è di mettere a fuoco il vissuto di una madre che si trova, inaspettatamente, in un mondo del quale neanche sospettava l’esistenza, a lottare con il suo bambino per la sopravvivenza e per una vita dignitosa.

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Why you need a foreign language and how to learn one

Author: Edward Trimnell Language: English Summary: Native English-speakers have become overly dependent on the language skills of others. And this dependence costs us dearly. The first half of this book examines the commercial, social, and political implications of American monolingualism. As Americans ignore foreign languages, new economic and political trends are making foreign language skills essential for native English-speakers in the twenty-first century. We need … Continue reading Why you need a foreign language and how to learn one

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Patria

Author: Fernando Aramburu

Language: Spanish

Summary: El día en que ETA anuncia el abandono de las armas, Bittori se dirige al cementerio para contarle a la tumba de su marido el Txato, asesinado por los terroristas, que ha decidido volver a la casa donde vivieron. ¿Podrá convivir con quienes la acosaron antes y después del atentado que trastocó su vida y la de su familia? ¿Podrá saber quién fue el encapuchado que un día lluvioso mató a su marido, cuando volvía de su empresa de transportes?
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