Helping schools with second-language kids

Helping schools with second-language kids

I’ve been called on recently by a preschool in Johannesburg to assist with the growing number of Chinese nationals now filling this upmarket Sandton School; resulting in discipline issues and constant disruptions from these children who do not yet understand English...
Making isiZulu Important

Making isiZulu Important

We all know that there is great value in ensuring our children grow up speaking isiZulu. Schools know it, families know it, yet why are we not getting this right? We run many programmes and services that encourage families and young children to learn isiZulu in a fun,...
Benefits of Family Learning

Benefits of Family Learning

Families are a wondrous thing – they are all unique, a safe space for growing and experiencing life’s major lessons, full of love, forgiveness and the chaos of life, and littered with special moments of real connection and joy. I sincerely believe that families, not...
Conversational? Really?

Conversational? Really?

“I just want to be conversational” is a phrase we hear a lot when it comes to language learning. The just in this sentence implies that to get conversational is easy, and requires a shorter time commitment. But I want you to know there is no logic to this statement,...