Travel Wise / Language-learning made fun, and cheap, for Seattle travelers
Casual and fun ways to learn a bit of a language before traveling.
By Carol Pucci
May 4, 2013
Whether it’s memorizing a few words and phrases in Thai or Japanese or striving to become semi-conversational in Italian or Spanish, making the effort to learn a bit of the local language before traveling always pays off, either in the spirit of general friendliness or outright necessity.
We’re lucky in the Seattle area to have community colleges and private language schools that offer excellent classes. But for those looking for less of a commitment in time or money, there are other ways for travelers to practice and learn.
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