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4 good reasons to learn Spanish in Barcelona

What better way to learn a language than to totally immerse yourself in it? There is no better or faster way to get you fluent and confident than by having your target language spoken and used around you all day long. Studying abroad makes a lot of sense for language learners, both in terms of(…)


4 good reasons to learn Spanish in Mexico

Immersing yourself in a language is the best way to absorb and learn it quickly. What better way to become fluent than by having to use that language in your day to day life? That is why studying a language in a country that speaks your target language is the most effective, and let’s face(…)


Understand UK accents per region: Birmingham/Brummy

The UK has a range of accents that can be confusing for people from elsewhere, whether they’re learning English as a second language or even as native English speakers who can’t tune their ear into unfamiliar words! This time we’re taking a look at Birmingham and the unique twang that is the Brummie accent. Are(…)


Could Bolivia be about to face another coup d’état?

Election results around the world these days seem to be leading to more and more volatile situations; the October 2019 Bolivian election being no exception. The win by President Evo Morales has led to civil unrest throughout the country, with not a day going by without a new controversy, or scenes of chaos spilling out(…)


Understanding UK accents: Liverpool and Scouse

The English accent varies greatly depending on where you are visiting in the UK.  Some linguists might even tell you the accent changes every twenty miles! We’ll leave you to learn if that is true or not for yourself. If you happen to be visiting the north of England any time soon and want recommendations,(…)


These are the 3 most popular sports in the United Arab Emirates

If you are visiting the United Arab Emirates this year, why not consider taking in a little sport while you are there? In between sightseeing the incredible urban sprawl of the city of Dubai and touring the dunes on a camel safari, a little time on the side of a court or pitch might just(…)