About me

Life is all about changes and finding the balance between personal growth, professional success, passion, and meaningful relationships in this ever-evolving and fast-paced world. Speaking a foreign language (or even more) can enhance and enrich all these realms of life.

Through my PASSION PROJECT, "Languages with Reka", I would like to contribute to your growth, help you increase your efficiency, find and create your own language learning path, and encourage you to become a happy, effective, and autonomous learner. You'll maintain full control while gaining guidance. 

Hey, I'm Reka, originally from Hungary. 🇭🇺 I grew up and studied in the stunning city of Budapest, but since 2020, I have been living in the enchanting South of France 🇫🇷 with my partner and our golden retriever. Living in this captivating country has opened up numerous new opportunities and initiated a life I had never dreamed of. In 2021, I could launch my passion project, Language with Reka, which was a life-changing episode in my life.  🙏🏻 Thanks to various courses, self-development books, an active lifestyle, and inspiring colleagues from all over the world, I could embark on a journey that not only fosters my personal and professional growth but also contributes to my students' learning improvement. The journey to this chapter has been long and filled with ups and downs. That's why I am even more grateful for it, and I strive to evolve into the best version of myself day by day.

How did this passion for languages enter my life? My passion for languages goes back to my school years, beginning in primary school in Budapest when I was just 7 years old. I took my first steps here into the world of language learning. My journey continued at the German Nationality High School🇩🇪 in Budapest, where I dedicated myself to mastering the German language. After completing high school, I pursued my studies in German and Spanish. During my Bachelor's studies, I had the opportunity to immerse myself in the language and culture by spending a semester in Berlin. In 2014, I achieved my professional qualification as a teacher of both German and Hungarian as foreign languages. My dream came true. 💛 I became a language teacher. 

The Spanish🇪🇸 language was "love at first sight" for me. Back in my school years, I became a huge fan of an Argentine soap opera and by sheer chance (or not?), in high school, we had the opportunity to take Spanish classes after school. Without hesitation, I immediately signed up and I was so inspired by the language, that nothing could stop me from taking the language exam before graduation. My passion for Spanish continued, so I kept learning it at the university and obtained a Bachelor's degree in Spanish. 

One of the most significant benefits of my move to France was the opportunity to learn the French language. 🇫🇷 And that's when Languages with Reka was born. Indeed, my journey with French revealed to me that achieving a high level of proficiency in a foreign language is attainable within a few years. It became evident that you don't need to spend 5-10 years in a classroom, attend language classes with a language teacher for years or take expensive courses to attain a good level of your target language. French played a crucial role in shaping the vision behind Languages with Reka, even though I don't teach this beautiful language (yet:D). This is where my story starts, the true beginning of my language mission.

What is the secret of the polyglots? 

Actually, I have always been interested in how people can fluently speak four, ten, or even twenty languages. Amazing. What is their secret? Do they have one at all? Are they just talented, do they have more free time than me, do they have more sense of language, do they... do they...? I was so looking for an answer. I started to follow polyglots, and how they learn foreign languages and improve their language skills. I have also experimented with different language learning methods. I wanted to get to know what is common in polyglots, and how they can master a language in some years, be it English or Chinese. Why can they speak many languages fluently, whereas other people are struggling with only one for years? 'That's not fair', we could think.

I figured out, that their big secret is finding the spark in language learning, HAVING FUN, and enjoying the process, so they can get tuned all the time and stay motivated. They don't work with the traditional old-school method (unless they like it), and they don't necessarily use a dictionary, notebook, or language book. They look for resources they are interested in the most. They don't focus on grammar rules, they use effective methods, systems, and resources they LOVE. :) If it doesn't give you pleasure, you won't want to do it after a while and you lose motivation which is indispensable when it comes to language learning. Last but not least, they learn AUTONOMOUSLY, they follow their own path and learning system as an independent learner which enhance enormously their success in the learning process.

The Neurolanguage Coaching®️ course has shown that many of my beliefs, thoughts, and experiences regarding effective language learning are valid and grounded. Joy, a calm brain state, absence of books, interesting and relevant resources, effective methods and systems, a crystal-clear action plan, and learner autonomy are indispensable cornerstones of efficient language learning. 

What can I do to support you?  

"Languages with Reka" is a PASSION and a MISSION for me. 💛 My ultimate goal is not just to teach and coach the German and Hungarian languages, but also to help my learners develop learner autonomy along the way and encourage them to take responsibility for their progress by exploring the language at their own pace and embracing mistakes as valuable stepping stones. As we are different, the same receipt doesn't work for everyone. We need to find our own path in the dynamic landscape of language learning. 

I believe we all share the ability to communicate through the universal language of a smile.🙂 However, when it comes to language learning, it is not as effortless as a smile. 

🤷🏼‍♀️ We struggle with lack of MOTIVATION, STRATEGY and TIME.

🤷🏼‍♀️ We don't know HOW and WHEN to start.

🤷🏼‍♀️ We lack access to engaging and effective RESOURCES.

🤷🏼‍♀️ We NEED SOMEONE to tell us what to do. Or we don't?

🤷🏼‍♀️ We don't know how to improve our SPEAKING SKILL.

Ultimately, we hesitate to dive in and after a while, we lose the direction. 🤯
I completely understand your concerns since there are so many uncertainties in language learning. I have been there too.

As an ICF-accredited Neurolanguage Coach®, specializing in GERMAN and HUNGARIAN languages, my aim is to empower you to achieve you language goals by unlocking your potential. My coaching approach combines neuroscience, brain-friendly learning and language coaching creating personalized and effective learning experiences. Currently, I work with my clients in one-on-one coaching sessions by maintaining their learner autonomy.

How can Neurolanguage Coaching® boost your language potential?

📍Brain-friendly grammar coaching conversation
📍Discussion of emotional triggers and blocks
📍Personalized roadmap (action plan with SMART goals)
📍Consideration of learning styles
📍No books
📍Emphasis on learner autonomy
📍Connection with the mother toungue and other languages
📍Content dependent on the learner's wishes

If this approach resonates with you and with your vision how you would like to learn German or Hungarian, I am here to support you. In the first discovery consultation, we will explore your motivation, your WHY for learning the language. Additionally, we will set your SMART goals, explore your learning style and the exercises you enjoy the most. Afterward, I promise you will have a clear roadmap (action plan) in your hands with a strategy that will keep you on track. 🎯

Connect with me now to make your language goals a reality. ✨Your journey starts here🚀, with a smile. 🙂

I will guide you on how to build a strong language-learning habit and stick to it in the long run as it is a long-term project, that requires commitment. I'm all about helping you dive into them and find the spark in language learning. Let's explore the world of languages together! 🌏🌈💥🪐

After all, "we all smile in the same language". 🙃🙂

How I find my energy reset button? 

Recharging myself is as crucial as offering full attention to my learners during language sessions. Whether I'm jogging on the beach, exploring mountains, climbing rocks or bouldering, camping with my golden retriever, hiking, drinking coffee at my favorite café in Antibes, or simply hanging out in nature, these activities refresh me, which ensures me that I can be fully present and energized for coaching.

I feel lucky and grateful that my job is my passion – I love coaching languages and helping my learners get engaged in learning. I'm also a big fan of reading in different languages. I'm all about the idea that the more personal and interesting the materials are, the faster you can foster the whole learning process. 

"Take the first step, no more, no less and the next will be revealed." Ken Roberts