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10 songs to help you learn French
April 15, 2013

I’ve just been surfing the net and found this great list of ten classic French songs, with videos, which are really helpful if you’re learning French. They all have catchy tunes and fairly clear French. The list includes Serge Gainsbourg and Edith Piaf, and also Pink Martini (I know they’re American but the songs are… [ Read the full article ]

What makes a successful language learner?
March 4, 2013

Learning a language is a long process – extremely enjoyable and sometimes frustrating. In my 17 years of teaching French and German, and forays into learning Greek and Spanish, I’ve realized that there are some mental attitudes, and ways of learning, which the most successful language learners share.   So, what makes a successful language… [ Read the full article ]

Give a loved one the gift of the gab this Christmas!
November 26, 2012

Do you know someone who is always saying how much they would love to learn a language but has never quite got round to it? Wow them this Christmas by getting them a Babble and Speak Ltd gift voucher. You can choose to buy any number of lessons from 2 upwards, and our friendly, experienced… [ Read the full article ]

Babble and Speak relaunch press release
November 5, 2012

Remember, remember the 5th of November, the relaunch of Babble and Speak Ltd! Sheffield sisters-in-law Katie Shipley and Katharine Wellings are enthusiastic about the benefits of language tuition and are literally spreading the word by expanding their successful language teaching agency, Babble and Speak Ltd, which was founded in Sheffield in 2004. “We are so… [ Read the full article ]

Babble and Speak Ltd are currently recruiting new language tutors
October 28, 2012

Calling all languages tutors! Are you a tutor of a foreign language or EFL who is looking for a flexible way of supplementing your income? If so, look no further!   Who are we? Babble and Speak Ltd is an employment business which was established in Sheffield in 2004 and we now also operate in… [ Read the full article ]

Remember remember the 5th November, the re-launch of Babble and Speak!
October 25, 2012

Times they are a-changin’ at Babble and Speak and we have some exciting news! Babble and Speak Nottingham is being incorporated into Sheffield based Babble and Speak Ltd, from 5th November 2012 and we have exciting plans for expansion. Katharine Wellings is joining Katie Shipley as a co-director and fellow shareholder of the company, and… [ Read the full article ]