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The language of music: The Rasmus

The language of music: The Rasmus

I started this music series with HIM and the next band I’d like to proclaim my love to is also Finnish and legendary – The Rasmus. This passion also goes back to 2005 but, for some reason, I got a feel of their music a […]

What is behind GLE Dickens & My expectations

What is behind GLE Dickens & My expectations

Has anyone wondered how and why this project was created? Here’s the answer!

The language of music: HIM

The language of music: HIM

I’ve noticed that a lot of my recent posts and thoughts bring music into the picture. It’s hardly surprising – I’ve always been deeply affected by the music I’m into. That’s why I decided to start a series about my favourite bands and singers and […]

Languages: reasons & consequences

Languages: reasons & consequences

There have been so many attempts to start learning a new language in my life. Even when I was a child I was addicted to learning new things about the world through a language. Fun fact #1: being a cute 8 y.o. gnome I wanted […]

The Moment you Stop noticing the Language switch

The Moment you Stop noticing the Language switch

One of the most exciting things in learning foreign languages is when you’re fluent enough to stop thinking which grammar structure or word to use. However, it’s even more exciting when there are more languages involved. You don’t have to be an advanced speaker to […]

Interview with the one & only Samu Haber (Sunrise Avenue)

Interview with the one & only Samu Haber (Sunrise Avenue)

What a note to start my rebranding 🙂   The fall of 2017 was a significant period for one of the most successful Finnish bands – Sunrise Avenue (everyone remembers Fairytale gone bad, don’t you?). The guys have released their new album, Heartbreak Century, which […]

The power of Receptive knowledge or Hello again

The power of Receptive knowledge or Hello again

Everyone knows what happens when we become lazy learners and pay less and less attention to the language we study until it is buried somewhere in our mind. The longer it stays there, the more our brain erases from the productive knowledge, i.e. those words […]

Teaching English To Russian Children

Teaching English To Russian Children

It’s storytime today! This category is dedicated not to some random theory but to real episodes from my experience as a teacher. The very first story is some kind of an overview of my job with the emphasis on its fun part. Six months ago […]