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6 Must-See Italian Movies for Italian-Lovers

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Since the beginning of cinema, Italian movies have stood out thanks to unmatched visuals, complex set designs, and lavish costumes. As of 2021, Italy has obtained 14 Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Film category, 12 Palmes d’Or (the most important award at the Cannes Film Festival), and innumerable Golden Globes, Lions, and Bears. Italian(…)


5 Tips for Picking Up a Language Again After a Long Break

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Taking a break from learning a new language can be healthy, but sometimes a short two-week break can turn into months, then years, and before you know it you’ve forgotten nearly everything you learned in the first place. Maybe you set aside that language so you could focus on another, or you got too busy,(…)


Foreign Language Grammar vs. Vocabulary: What’s More Important?

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  When learning a foreign language for whatever reason, mistakes are going to be made. Which of those are worse – grammar or vocabulary? And which is more important to learn, initially?   Explore our tailored language courses in your city or online!   Grammar’s Role in Speaking a Foreign Language   Grammar is an(…)


8 Top Tips For Learning a Second Language

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  If you’re new to the world of language learning, you may be nervous about what lies ahead for you. Just like with any other type of undertaking, you’ve probably heard the good, the bad, and the ugly from friends and family on what it’s like to learn a second language. Is it tough? Yes.(…)


3 Language Learning Strategies to Become Fluent

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Some people learn languages with impressive ease–they pick up pronunciation seemingly without effort, use phrases accurately, and become fluent much faster than seems natural. For others, learning a foreign language is an obviously strenuous pursuit and will need to use language learning strategies. They may never take up learning a second language to the point(…)


The 5 Most Common Mistakes that Students of German Make

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Four cases, six verb tenses, three genders, four plural endings, and two ways of saying “you” — it’s no wonder that learners make a lot of mistakes when speaking German. And while making mistakes is an inevitable part of learning any language, knowing the most common ones can help you fix them before they become(…)


The Enduring Appeal of the Arabic Language and Script

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Sean Hopwood, MBA is founder and President of Day Translations, Inc., an online translation and localization services provider, dedicated to the improvement of global communications. You can visit their website if you need Arabic translation services. What is it that makes Arabic so special? Is it the way the cursive dashes and hooks beneath the(…)


How to Make Your English Sound More Natural

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Learning English is incredibly difficult, which is something non-native speakers of English don’t always understand. The English language is insane, with rules that almost always have exceptions, homophones, homonyms, gerunds, and a ton of other things that make the language incredibly tricky to speak with native proficiency. So what’s an English language learner to do?(…)


How to Learn a Language When You Don’t Like Learning Languages

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There are some people who get excited by the mere prospect of learning a new language, and it’s a well-known fact that being passionate about a language is key to helping you achieve fluency. However, sometimes you’re required to learn a new language for a job, or a big move, or a number of other(…)