The Pimsleur Language Blog

Learning another language doesn't have to be hard.

self-guided Bologna food tour

Just 35 minutes by train from Florence, 75 from Milan and 87 from Venice, Bologna Italy is an unsung gem on most tourists’ travel routes. Bologna is a lot of things, but it’s sure not colorless. Its three nicknames describe a city that is packed with pep, creativity and, of course, mouth-watering treats. More than … Read More >>


There are many challenges for an English-speaker trying to learn how to speak Spanish. Adjectives and nouns are placed in a different order. Verbs have to be conjugated to agree with their subjects in person, gender, and number. And then, there’s the pronunciation, with all those rolled r’s! Not to mention the r’s that aren’t rolled, … Read More >>