Learn Luxembourgish Blog
The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg is becoming an increasingly attractive destination for many expats. For many newcomers, however, the multilingualism of the country is one of the biggest challenges. How does one integrate in a country with three official languages, where English is not even one of them?
We figure that you can dramatically increase your vocabulary and communication skills if you learned just two new Luxembourgish sentences a week - and we usually publish more than that but, you know, let’s leave some room for your busy lifestyle as well :-)
Lots of people have asked us to provide audio with the Luxembourgish-English sentences we publish on social media and we’re now going two steps further by providing video and by translating the same sentences in French and German, too.
Liz Wenger is named Luxembourg’s mover and shaker in the fourth issue of the magazine Are We Europe - because “real change happens by continued engagement from those shaking things up on the ground.“
Liz was interviewed by Are We Europe’s Toon Vos on the importance of language for integration in the run-up to the European Elections in May 2019.
Anxious about passing the Sproochentest, the oral and listening test for Luxembourgish nationality? Here are some tips from our teachers and students!
Many students enroll in Luxembourgish courses because they want to feel more integrated in Luxembourg’s everyday life. Often, the first motivation is to eventually apply for Luxembourgish citizenship.
Focus on Luxembourgish Citizenship: how to get it if you’ve lived in Luxembourg for 5 years, 20 years or don’t live in Luxembourg at all
Listen to this Luxembourgish dialogue to learn some basic terms around sharing household tasks with Luxembourgish-English subtitles. Free vocabulary sheet included.
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).
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.
I’m always glad when the Christmas break is over and I’m able to start the New Year with recharged batteries and a sense of renewed purpose.
Ech sinn ëmmer frou, wann d’Chrëschtdagspaus eriwwer ass an ech dat Neit Joer mat frësch geluedene Batterien an engem neien Elan kann ufänken.
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.