Listen to this Luxembourgish dialogue to learn some basic terms around sharing household tasks with Luxembourgish-English subtitles. Free vocabulary sheet included.Read More
Have you found yourself in a situation before where you wanted to arrange a playdate for your kids in Luxembourgish? Continue reading (and listen to the audio material).Read More
As the founder of Learn Luxembourgish Skype Courses, the first online courses made specifically for English speakers to learn Luxembourgish, I’m often asked by our students where they can find good-quality audio material with English translations to improve their listening skills. I translated an English video recording of an interview by Tony Robbins into Luxembourgish - watch it here.Read More
In March 2015, the Learn Luxembourgish book was published in Luxembourg and accompanied by a sigh of relief from the English speaking community: finally an English resource to learn Luxembourgish! And not only that. It is also still the only existing book to explain Luxembourgish step by step so you don't have to go searching for the answers elsewhere, everywhere.Read More
Finally, after two years of work, the book "Learn Luxembourgish: an English Beginner's Guide to Teach Yourself Luxembourgish" is out!
I spent the month of March in Luxembourg to launch it and was pleased to see that there was so much interest from the English speaking community to learn Luxembourgish. Thank you to everyone who came to a book signing event, it was a pleasure meeting you!Read More
I'm a big proponent of fun and diversity when it comes to language learning; we need to "change it up" to stay motivated. There are times when you can just listen to your target language, there are other times when you need to sit down and read, or gather all your courage and speak. Today is a time to play games.Read More
Every one of us can find an excuse not to learn and speak a foreign language. And it’s only natural to do so. After all, communicating in a different language takes us out of our comfort zone completely and puts us at the mercy of our native conversation partners. Yes, it can be awkward to make a mistake but we are grownups and should know how to laugh it off at this point in our lives. I have learned five foreign languages in my life and never once offended a native speaker to the point where they marched off in anger or pointed their finger at me laughing out loud.
So, what can you do to overcome your fear and start speaking today?Read More
Want to know how to win your Luxembourgish neighbours over? Send them a Luxembourgish invitation to a barbecue! This and other spring activities in Luxembourg!Read More
Whether you believe that the holiday is about the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, or whether you just want to celebrate the return of spring, Luxembourg has a wide range of interesting and fun traditions to take part in during this season.
The story of Easter starts three days beforeRead More
Dramatically improve your Luxembourgish by increasing your exposure to it. The more your brain hears and sees Luxembourgish, the more familiar it becomes. Language learning needs a lot of repetition and luckily nowadays, we have a lot more options to do this in a fun way.
One of those easy, fun and free ways of learning Luxembourgish is to sign up to the Learn Luxembourgish Twitter and Facebook feeds where you will get daily Luxembourgish-English vocabulary, sentences and expressions.Read More
Valentine’s day is approaching and maybe you want to take this opportunity to ask your secret crush out on a date. Maybe your crush is your long-time partner and you are planning a romantic dinner. Or maybe you haven’t gotten that secret crush yet and would like to go out in the hopes of finding him or her. Either way, I’ve got you covered with this plan.Read More
It can be a bit frustrating when you start learning a new language. It just seems that there is so much to learn before knowing even the basics. Where do you start? And how do you know if you’ve made any progress?
Today, we will look at a common-verb list you can find on the Infolux website.
Learn how to use this list whether you're a beginner or advanced learner.
Do you remember verb conjugation from your school days? Reading, covering up the solution, trying to remember the correct answer, writing and re-writing endless lists of verbs... for a lot of people, this was not much fun (even though, depending on your learning preferences, this might actually have worked for you). We will try a different method here so you can see for yourself if that works for you as a primary method of learning Luxembourgish verb conjugations, or maybe just as an occasional change in your language-learning routine.
This method relies on the assumption that language is better learned when we use our imagination and emotions and not simply repeat endless lists of words.Read More
The phrase ‘wann ech gelift’ or ‘wann ech glift’ has even many Luxembourgers confused as to what that actually means. Sure, people use it every day to say ‘please’ but many don't know what it means word by word or where this strange phrase came from.
More about the definition and origin of this phrase.Read More
Learn how to count from 0 to 100 in Luxembourgish in three steps:
1. Understand the Luxembourgish counting system
2. Familiarize yourself with the spelling of the numbers
3. Check if you're pronouncing the numbers correctly using the audio filesRead More