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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(…)


Study Abroad in Italy: Top 3 Universities

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Italy is a country rich in history, culture and beauty. It’s easy to see why someone would want to live there, although many people often overlook how prestigious it can be to study in Italy. The oldest University in the Western world is the University of Bologna, which was founded in 1088, and still stands(…)


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(…)


3 Classic Comedy TV Shows From Mexico You Can’t Miss

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Classic Mexican television shows are just as popular today as they were in decades past. Shot in low-quality color, physical comedy reigned supreme, and laughter at every twist and turn of the plot was–and is–all but guaranteed. Don’t let the fact that these shows were produced in Mexico lead you to believe that their popularity(…)


Top 10 Phrases to Learn Before Your Trip to Thailand

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Whilst many bars, restaurants, accommodations, and attractions will have English speaking staff in the major tourist areas, you may run into problems in more off the beaten track and rural destinations in Thailand if you cannot speak a little bit of the local language. Some key points to remember are that if you are male(…)


Learning French? Check out these 4 amazing websites to brush up on your French

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The internet has become our go-to place for so many of the things we do in life, and that includes learning languages! Whether you are brushing up on French or already studying and want some additional material to practice with, here are five of the best websites to help you.   Bonjour de France  (…)