What is the origin of human language?
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What is the origin of human language?

We may never know for sure the origin of human language, but it’s still worth a try to look at what we know so far about our primary form of communication. We ain’t nothin but mammals All animals communicate with each other, and humans are no exception. We are the only animals to have developed...

Languages of the Cape
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Languages of the Cape

There are few places on this Earth as beautiful as Cape Town is. Amazing weather, amazing beaches, and an exquisite mountain hugging the ocean, what more could you want?   And there’s more – while most countries have only one or perhaps two languages, Cape Town is home to a number of different languages, and...

Why learn a new language?
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Why learn a new language?

On Wednesday evening, I sat with a German textbook open on my lap desperately trying to memorise all the rules of der, die and das. Sometimes it’s difficult to find patterns or meaning in a new language. But to persevere and struggle on when you learn a new language is oh so worth it at...

Learn more about Romance or Latin languages
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Learn more about Romance or Latin languages

Would you rather choose to learn French, Spanish or Portuguese? Okay, so the Romance languages belong to the Indo-European language family group.  They have their origin in Vulgar Latin and are called Romance languages because they were spoken by Romans. Below is a list of the five Romance Languages: Spanish Portuguese French Italian Romanian Even...

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