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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(…)


6 Useful Japanese Phrases for Your Trip!

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Japan is a beautiful place to explore, visit, and work. Depending on your needs, desire, or even length of your stay, it may be incredibly helpful for you to learn Japanese. Japan uses Kanji (adapted Chinese symbols) and Katakana (for foreign words) and Hiragana (used with kanji for almost everything else) and is most definitely(…)


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,(…)


10 Helpful Phrases for Tourists in Germany

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Germany is one of the most beautiful counties I’ve ever had the pleasure to visit. Within one city you can find the most amazing mixture of new and old architecture, museums devoted to some of the darkest periods of history, light-hearted coffee houses, and street entertainers mixed in with underground pubs. If you find yourself(…)


Top 9 Phrases for Traveling in Italy

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Ciao, bella! Rome, Venice, Milan… You can find so many beautiful places and so much amazing food in Italy! If you want to make the most of your stay in this amazing country, brush up on some key Italian phrases here. →Sign Up Now: Free Trial Italian Lesson With a Native Speaker Teacher!←   1.(…)


Oh Mio Dio! Phrases and Gestures to Avoid Using in Italy

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Italy is an amazing country to explore and visit, especially if you’re learning the language. You’ll have more than enough opportunities to practice a few key phrases while drinking a caffé or chowing down on some delicious antipasti. Coming from North America, you may find some cultural differences in Italy that are hard to adjust(…)


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(…)


4 of the Most Terrifying Must-See Korean Horror Movies

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Korean horror movies are some of the weirdest and goriest mash of paranormal events, family relationships, and amputations you will ever see. That being said, there are some definite gems mixed in with the strange. We’ve compiled a list of 4 amazing Korean horror movies for you to sink your teeth into (from the safety(…)


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(…)


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.(…)