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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Why you should study abroad during your vacation

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Why you should study abroad during your vacation

By on 05/27/2016

We’ve said it before, but we’ll never get tired of it: Learning a language abroad is awesome - at any age and for any amount of time. More and more [...]

The ultimate guide to your summer in Berlin

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The ultimate guide to your summer in Berlin

By on 05/24/2016

Summer is just around the corner, and Berliners are trading in their parkas for T-shirts, leisurely lying in the grass, and covering every square [...]

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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When bad grammar happens to good songs (Episode 2)

By on 05/22/2016

Are you ready to rock the grammar world with our follow-up collection of good songs and bad lyrics? Here’s another eclectic mix of musical treasures that are as catchy as they are grammatically wrong. [...]

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Talk like a Parisian: the essentials

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Talk like a Parisian: the essentials

By on 05/20/2016

If you’ve spent some time around Parisians, you’ve probably noticed some unusual expressions that they love to use. French may be the language of [...]

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Sleepless in Seattle – 24 hours in the Emerald City

By on 05/17/2016

Most people know the capital of Washington State from Starbucks, the TV show Grey’s Anatomy, or the rom-com Sleepless in Seattle. However, the city in [...]

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Brisbane: Australia’s most underrated city

By on 05/15/2016

We love every place that boasts almost 300 days of sunshine a year - especially when it’s also one of the most beautiful cities in the world. [...]

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Tour the Sunshine State: 8 must-see places in Florida

By on 05/13/2016

When you hear Florida, you probably think of palm trees, miles of white sand beaches, and, Miami, the hotspot that attracts party lovers as much as [...]

Language learning

10 confusing English words (and how to get them right)

By on 05/10/2016

Oh English, you tricky piece of work. Just when we think we’ve got you figured out, you go and break a spelling rule or insist on a bunch of [...]

Travel tips

The 10 Best Beaches in Malta

By on 05/08/2016

Bajja is the Maltese word for beach, and if you plan to be in Malta between April and October, you will surely be planning to spend much of your visit [...]

Meet Ruth, an 81-year-old study abroad student

By on 05/06/2016

You’re never too old to travel and explore new countries. It sounds like a motivational poster at your doctor’s office, but we have proof: Meet Ruth from Lugano, a city in the Italian part of [...]

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9 things you realize when living in Paris

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9 things you realize when living in Paris

By on 05/03/2016

There is nothing like being a true connoisseur of Paris - knowing the ins and outs of the city and the ways of the Parisians. No matter if you’ve just [...]

From colazione to dolce: How to eat like Italians eat

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From colazione to dolce: How to eat like Italians eat

By on 05/01/2016

The following article was inspired by Rebecca who studied Italian at EF Rome. With her permission, we adapted one of her blog posts about eating in [...]

Gateway to paradise: Honolulu Infographic

By on 04/29/2016

Honolulu is the city of mosts - it’s the most remote city of its size in the world, both the westernmost and the southernmost major city in the United States, and - this may or may not be perfectly [...]

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English words that sound different around the world (2)

Language learning

English words that sound different around the world (2)

By on 04/26/2016

We’re back with another comparison of English words from around the globe. In case you missed our last edition of the megabattle, here’s how it works: [...]