Total Immersion!


Read what fellow blogger, travel journalist, and English teacher living in Barcelona had to say about her recent “Total French Immersion” experience with me in Béziers a few weeks ago. Immersion classes are so much fun, both for students and teacher!

Destino Infinito

So I decided it was time to try and learn French.  Having been presented with a Master’s research trip and project based on alternative tourism in France I knew I would be frustrated if I didn’t understand what was going on, if I wasn’t able to communicate and make myself understood.  I knew I had to try and learn, and quickly.  But as always, learning a language is a daunting process.  We are faced with hours of grammatical study, with the frustration of listening exercises, and with the shyness behind ‘getting it wrong’, ‘making a fool out of ourselves’.

But I knew there must be a more fun way of going about it, that learning French could be different.  I knew there had to be a way to learn a language in a more vibrant, confidence building way.  I just needed someone there to guide me, to help me…

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2 thoughts on “Total Immersion!”

  1. Hey, congrats on the writeup!! The video is adorable too. Great place. So big. Arnie and I are in Paris end of October to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. Can’t wait!!! Again, congrats on having the spirit to do this wonderful adventure!!! Terrie

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  2. Thanks, Terrie! Life is so exciting when you’re willing to dive right in🙂 I know I’m not telling you something you don’t already know! Congratulations on 25 years, what a great excuse to go to Paris!

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