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How to Turn Your Favourite Hobbies Into Language-Learning Experiences

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When people speak about learning languages as an adult vs. learning as a child, it’s very common to hear that children are like sponges who absorb everything you toss their way. While it’s true that adults have to work harder in order to acquire new skills, we have two big advantages over children that people(…)


Spanish Immersion Without Travelling: How to Achieve This

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People always say that the best thing you can do to achieve fluency in your target language is to spend a few months in a country where you will have to use it every day. However, unless you’re a digital nomad looking for your next destination, this plan may be impossible to carry out. So,(…)


7 Spanish Proverbs And What They Teach Us About Spanish-Speaking Cultures

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Phrases like “A bad workman always blames his tools” and “All that glitters is not gold” have two things in common. First, they have been consistently used across several English-speaking generations. And second, not many of us know where they come from. Now that you’ve finally decided to study Spanish, what about doing things differently(…)


The Viral Polyglot Reporter and Other Multilingual Celebrities

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On Tuesday 22nd February, a video of an Associated Press journalist became globally viral while covering the conflict between Ukraine and Russia from Kyiv, which he has presented in no less than six different languages. Today, we will tell you how Crowther became an Internet sensation overnight and we’ll take a look at other multilingual(…)


How to Create an Italian Resume from Scratch: Guidelines and Sample

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Do you ever daydream about getting a job in Rome? We totally get it. With breathtaking architecture, magnificent vistas, and some of the funniest slang expressions in the world, Italy is one of the most popular countries among both tourists and expats. →Sign Up Now: Free Trial Italian Lesson With a Native Teacher!← The fact(…)


Danish vs Swedish Culture: What You Must Know if You Move to Either Country

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 Once upon a time, we came from Denmark to Sweden to settle down It felt bad in the beginning and it just got worse (so much worse) And they were making fun of me and my Danish pronunciation So I started st-st-st-stuttering I tripped over my tongue And I dreamed about Denmark Yeah I(…)


Korean for Business: Master Korean and Impress Everyone at the Workplace

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Trading favors. Making backroom deals. Evading taxes. These are a few things that can get you ahead in business. Oh, wait, we were supposed to talk about legal strategies, right.  Then there’s no doubt. If you want to succeed in the professional world while making sure you won’t end up in a cell, the best(…)


Spanish Alphabet: The Essential Guide for Beginners

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American children are great at remembering stuff. Ask a group of 7-year-olds how many letters there are in the English ABC, and you’ll see a few hands shoot up in the air. “26!”, they will shout in unison. In fact, they may answer your question with a song. With Spanish-speaking students, however, you might get(…)


10 Wunderbar German Idioms and Expressions

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If your aim is to be able to speak German like a native, then you’ll need a firm grasp of colloquial and everyday speech. Often these things are learned later on in the language learning process, once you know your grammar and comprehension. But it’s always handy to have a few sayings and expressions under(…)


The Spookiest Ghosts That Will Haunt Your Dreams This Halloween

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The spookiest time of the year is upon us once again, and what better way to celebrate Halloween than by telling some ghost stories? While this macabre date has its roots in Celtic and Pagan festivities, today most countries have some kind of celebration on October 31. Different countries and regions have their own folk(…)