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Five blockbusters to help you learn English

Working hard learning English? Why not take a break that won’t leave you feeling guilty for not studying? Watching movies is a great way to learn a language! From hearing the perfect pronunciation to exposing yourself to a variety of accents, movies are an incredible learning tool. Pop the subtitles on, get your favorite snacks,(…)


What foreign language media is available in the USA?

If you are learning languages sometimes having access to realia can bring a real boost to your studies. The internet has given us much of that, but thanks to the beautiful rich diversity of our societies today, a lot of the material we might normally search for online could be available in our own neighborhoods!(…)


The student loan crisis in the US and abroad

Just the words student loan can make a person shudder, send them sinking into the despair of wondering when they will ever pay their student loan back. When we’re told repeatedly that going to college to get degrees, Masters, and PhDs is the only way to guarantee ourselves a good job, the pressure is on.(…)


4 good reasons to study Spanish in Guadalajara

Are you learning Spanish? Do you want to give yourself the full experience of learning by immersing yourself in a Spanish speaking city? You have plenty to choose from! With 20 countries around the world speaking Spanish as an official language, there are so many places you could go. How about Guadalajara in Mexico? Here(…)


The 4 best places to visit in Ecuador

Ecuador is a beautiful South American country situated between Columbia and Peru, with a climate that varies wildly by altitude. Because of its position on the equator, Ecuador has very little variation in daylight hours throughout the year, meaning sunrise is always around six in the morning and sunset around six in the evening. So(…)


Top four places to visit in Peru

Peru is a fascinating country to visit. From the beauty and history of Machu Picchu to its cities filled with colonial architecture, there is plenty to see and do. And from a more practical way of looking at things, by being in Peru you can more quickly improve your Spanish. There is little better way(…)


What volunteering opportunities exists in Brazil?

If you are learning Portuguese, what better way to pick up the language than by being in a place that speaks the language? Brazil is the perfect example; how wouldn’t you pick up Portuguese while exploring this beautiful country? Though exploring can be expensive! So how about doing a little volunteering in Brazil to help(…)