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Anna Hartley - Babbel Magazine

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Anna Hartley

Anna Hartley is an Australian writer who writes about travel, language and culture. After living in Paris for seven years she now calls Beijing her home. Her mother is thrilled that they are once again in the same time zone.

Articles by Anna

How To Prepare For Your Year Traveling Abroad

So you’re traveling abroad for a lengthier period of time, but you don’t know what to expect? Here are the top lessons that I’ve learned over the years, so you don’t make the same mistakes I did.

How To Live Like A Parisian, No Matter What Neighborhood You’re In

How do you experience Paris like a local whether you’re there for a week or relocating for good? A former Parisian spills her secrets.

How Knowing A Second Language Helped Me Learn A Third

Here’s how learning a second language in my twenties is helping me master a third language now. While I chose to learn French and then Mandarin, here’s how you can apply these learnings to any other languages.

Public Speaking In Your Non-Native Language: Fear, Acceptance And Being On TV

For anyone who’s struggled with their second language, the idea of speaking it in front of an audience probably sounds like a nightmare — but sometimes the only way to get over your fear is to face it head-on.