Articles by: Jennifer

5 French phrases you won’t learn in the classroom

5 French phrases you won’t learn in the classroom

Let’s be honest, when we learn a language, we learn it so we can communicate with the locals and meet new people while exchanging jokes and stories. My sole objective when I started learning French was to be able to have a conversation with a native French speaker. Language lessons […]

by March 21, 2016 Language holidays, Travel advice
Fastrack French: Swapping night school for language immersion in Paris

Fastrack French: Swapping night school for language immersion in Paris

Early French Experience French. Such a wonderful language which seems sexy, intellectual and sophisticated at the same time. These are not words I would associate with my scouse accent. I have always had a fascination for all things French – Paris, smelly cheese, wine, berets (I was 13, give me […]

by March 14, 2016 Language holidays
A language graduate view on the benefits of learning languages

A language graduate view on the benefits of learning languages

What are the benefits of learning languages? The usual trio of answers ‘travel, tourism and travail’ are very much clichéed and despairing, for many in this day and age. More so, perhaps, due to our current economic climate – the vast majority of people can’t see how a language could […]

by August 18, 2010 Language holidays, Travel news
Monarch increases flights to Gibraltar – get snappy

Monarch increases flights to Gibraltar – get snappy

Monarch airlines have announced they are increasing flights to Gibraltar to six flights a week from Luton.  Perfect for GoLearnTo.com’s photography holidays in Andalucia. Here’s what our customers have been saying about the course… D Southwell, Chermside West, Australia – Jun 2010 This was a great experience. Go Learn was […]

by August 13, 2010 Travel news
Top tips for a Spanish course in Barcelona

Top tips for a Spanish course in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most dynamic and stylish cities in the world. Summer is serious party time, but year-round this Spanish city sizzles – it’s always on the cutting edge of architecture, food, fashion, style, music and good times and is the perfect place to learn Spanish. Forget your […]

by August 2, 2010 Language holidays, Travel advice
Why we must all learn Spanish in Spain after Xavi and Iniesta

Why we must all learn Spanish in Spain after Xavi and Iniesta

Spain are in the final of the World Cup on Sunday and won their place by playing what looked like simple and effortless football but wasn’t.  They played as a true team should, running selflessly off the ball, understanding angles and passing quickly and cleanly despite a good solid performance by […]

by July 8, 2010 Language holidays, Travel news
Travel Challenge – A cookery holiday in Andalucia

Travel Challenge – A cookery holiday in Andalucia

Every week, The Independent Newspaper invites competing companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: a cookery holiday in southern Spain in mid-June. Prices are for two people travelling together. GoLearnTo £1,438: Iznájar, Andalucia Commences 13 June and includes six nights’ half board in a 19th-century […]

Single girl seeks Italian lessons and gelato in Trieste

Single girl seeks Italian lessons and gelato in Trieste

It was that typical September feeling in the U.K, summer was over (but then again, did it ever start?), the kids were back in school and now everyone was bracing themselves for the winter. Rubbish weather, possibly snow, starting and finishing work in the dark and feeling like you have […]

Spanish and tango antics in Buenos Aires

Spanish and tango antics in Buenos Aires

One of our students sent us her experiences of her first week in Buenos Aires learning Spanish and Tango. “Just thought I would fill you in on a little more of the interesting details since arriving in Buenos Aires last week. Am worn out with having to adjust to a […]

A pick of the best resorts to learn to ski

Fancy learning to ski but a little lost for choice of where to go? Fear not, help is at hand from our friends at Erna Low Ski Holidays who have rounded up the best resorts to kick start your career in skiing… You’ll be at the next winter Olympics in […]

by February 1, 2010 Travel news

Explore the old city and new life on a Spanish course in Madrid

Hannah spends her mornings learning Spanish and long evenings exploring the old city and new life of Madrid. There’s a dunce in the class. I open my Spanish textbook in a classroom in central Madrid and already I’m perspiring and past tense. Past anxious – si. Past tongue-tied – si, […]

A luxury villa and mouth watering cuisine…

If you believe the French, then you will believe that French cuisine is the world leader in gastronomy terms.  The problem is where to start in France, each region having its own distinctive flavours, refined over centuries by the palates of the locals who have protected the recipes passed down […]

by June 1, 2009 Cooking holidays and wine
Reasons to take a cooking course

Reasons to take a cooking course

Cooking classes are a fun way to explore the culture of a country and you’ll learn a practical new skill to impress your friends with at your next dinner party! A bonus of taking a cookery class is that although you have to roll up your sleeves and get cooking, you […]

May bank holiday last minute availability in Paris

Get to know your sandalwood from your cedar wood on this fabulous course in Paris. If you are looking for some inspiration for May bank holiday and don’t want to face another wet weekend in the UK then why not indulge your desire for Parisian cosmetics on a make your […]

by May 1, 2009 Wellbeing holidays
Warning! 10 side effects of swine flu

Warning! 10 side effects of swine flu

The ongoing swine flu pandemic has produced some unpredicted side effects. Here we shed light on some of the less talked about aspects of the crisis: Mexican restaurants packed out – As a result of the publicity surrounding the outbreak in Mexico and with many holiday makers forced to cancel […]

by May 1, 2009 Travel advice, Travel news