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Uniquely Canadian French Idioms

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Maybe you’ve heard that Canada officially has two languages: English and French, and that the majority of its residents are able to speak both fluently. While the French language in Canada and Francophone culture does have quite a bit of depth to it, English is still trumping French on the Canadian curling rink. Interestingly enough,(…)


7 Portuguese Idioms You Wouldn’t Have Guessed

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If you’re planning to move to a Portuguese-speaking country, fluency in the local language will be essential to navigating the bureaucracies that come with settling in a new place. Plus, you will need to master the basics if you want to communicate with your neighbors. And what better way to learn than with some typical(…)


Listen & Learn Perform Dutch Translation of International Feature Documentary, Disparity

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Listen & Learn is proud to announce our collaboration with the Disparity Film Project, whereby one of our expert Dutch linguists completed the translation and proofreading of the 105-minute Dutch subtitle transcript for the feature documentary, Disparity: The Ultimate Search for Real Aid. In 2020, Listen & Learn was contacted by Digital Operations Manager Sam(…)


These are the 3 most popular sports in Morroco

Germans are passionate about sports. But what sports do they like most? Click here to find out and get some good sports-related German vocabulary at the same time ;)

Morocco is a popular destination for those seeking delicious cuisine and beautiful landscapes. Though for those who enjoy checking out the local sports wherever they travel, Morocco is perfect for this as well! Not sure what to look for? Here are the most popular sports in Morocco along with a little language to get you(…)


5 TV and radio shows for learning French

Learning French? Why not use TV and radio shows to help your studies? Click here to discover the best TV and radio shows to learn French!

Looking to brush up on your French? Why not find a TV or radio programme to help? There aren’t many ways as easy to boost your learning as listening or watching something you’re interested in. So here are some great programmes for you to try if you’re learning French.     Plus belle la vie(…)


4 fantastic websites to learn German

Learning German? Check out this compilation of amazing webites to help you learn Italian!

Looking for some additional sources to help you with your German learning? There are so many on the internet just waiting for you! But if all that choice is a little daunting, we can help. Here are some of the best websites to help you learn German.     German Very Easy   If you’re(…)


4 fantastic websites to learn English

Learning English? Check out this compilation of amazing webites to help you learn English!

Since so much of the internet is in English, it makes sense that it would be the perfect tool to help you learn the language as well. But where to start? There’s just so much to choose from! Here are some of the best websites to help you learn English.     British Council  (…)


4 fantastic websites to learn Italian

Who says spending so much time online is a waste? The internet is an incredible resource for just about everything, and that includes learning languages. So here are some of the best websites out there to help you with your Italian, whether you are a beginner or advanced.     One World Italiano   There(…)


Canada: Multifaceted, Multicultural, and Multilingual

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So far, we’ve looked at the multilingual nations South Africa and India. In continuing our look at countries with multiple official languages, our next visit is to North America. Come with us as we look at the languages of the Great White North, the land known for its maple syrup, kindness, and Canucks (other hockey teams(…)