Bilingual is better (just don't believe all the hype)

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THE BEST WAY TO BOOST YOUR BRAINPOWER? LEARN A LANGUAGE

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9 reasons why English rules

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10 best summer cities in the world

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Talk like a true Brit: 8 British expressions to master

Language learning

Talk like a true Brit: 8 British expressions to master

By on 09/27/2016

Do you know your “Guv’nor” from your “blimey”? How about “reckon” or “bonkers”? Although foreigners often look on in confusion when British people use [...]

5 big reasons why US and UK English sound so different

Culture calling   |   Language learning

5 big reasons why US and UK English sound so different

By on 09/23/2016

We may share a language but there’s nothing similar when it comes to hearing someone from the US speak to someone from the UK. Everything from putting [...]

Student stories

MOA

MOA - So many new smells, sights, feelings; it’s dizzying

MOA
“I have experienced so much, more than I ever thought I would experience.”

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Student stories

Nadja

Nadja - Life is magical

Nadja
“Life is magical. I don’t think I have ever appreciated every day in my life as much as I do now. And I guess it’s something I have learned by being here, and hopefully something I will bring home with me.”

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Student stories

Sandra

Sandra - Many experiences richer

Sandra
“I knew before traveling that I would probably be a little bit homesick. I also knew that I would regret it my entire life if I didn’t go...”

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Student stories

Denise

Denise - Life in paradise

Denise
“Guys, I live in paradise! Even the way to school is one of the highlights of my day...”

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Student stories

Begonia

Begonia - Oxford love

Begonia
“You know how it is in Oxford. Everything is always so wonderful, even when it rains! I believe that this city is comparable to love…”

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Fun Facts About the European Day of Languages

By on 09/21/2016

In case you are looking for a reason to throw a little party, look no further and put on your party hat right now: the 26th September is the European Day of Languages - a day that is a bit like [...]

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6 ways to enjoy London without spending a penny

Travel tips

6 ways to enjoy London without spending a penny

By on 09/20/2016

So, you want to experience London on a budget but aren’t quite sure where to start? Worry not! Although the city is usually considered quite [...]

Student life   |   Travel tips

10 destinations to visit before you turn 30

By on 09/18/2016

When you’re young, it’s easy to drop everything and jet off to explore the world, and if you’re studying, there’s no better use for your (long) [...]

Language learning

10 most difficult words in English

By on 09/16/2016

English can be a real pest, and even native speakers find themselves stumbling over some stubbornly tricky words. Sometimes they're difficult to [...]

Career advice

6 steps to CV heaven (and to the top of the pile)

By on 09/14/2016

Your CV, or curriculum vitae, is your wing-man in the job market. It helps you get a foot in the door, makes a (hopefully great) first impression and [...]

Culture calling

The ultimate Oktoberfest guide

By on 09/13/2016

Ahh, it’s that time of the year again when drinking beer at all hours of the day is totally acceptable: Oktoberfest is here again! Before you pack [...]

Language learning   |   Student life

10 best places to study in Europe

By on 09/11/2016

Deciding where to study can be one of life’s most difficult decisions and it’s also one of the most important. Thinking about where you want to settle [...]

12 most beautiful words in English

By on 09/07/2016

English is a language with an unusual backstory, a fascinating history and a vocabulary that's unrivaled in terms of scale and variety. While it's no easy task to pick out the most beautiful words out [...]

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14 best travel hacks for globetrotters

Travel tips

14 best travel hacks for globetrotters

By on 09/06/2016

As fantastic as traveling is, it can be stressful at times - you have to pack and keep track of everything you need while navigating a new [...]

How to bus like a boss in the UK

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

How to bus like a boss in the UK

By on 09/04/2016

It’s a fact: There’s no better feeling than exploring a new city, but before you can fill your Snapchat story with pics of life abroad, you’ll have to [...]

5 best ways to learn Spanish

By on 09/02/2016

Spanish is a language with advantages stamped all over it. It’s the mother tongue of more than 405 million people across 30 countries, and is even more widely spoken as a second or other foreign [...]

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10 things that change forever when you live abroad

Travel tips

10 things that change forever when you live abroad

By on 08/30/2016

“Life might be difficult for a while, but I would tough it out because living in a foreign country is one of those things that everyone should try at [...]