How to improve your spoken English: 8 tips

Language learning

How to improve your spoken English: 8 tips

By on 04/30/2017

When you ask a language student what their goals are, almost everyone says “improve my speaking”. When learning a foreign language, you’ll find [...]

7 English words that nobody uses anymore (but should)

Culture calling   |   Language learning

7 English words that nobody uses anymore (but should)

By on 04/28/2017

Rarely has a language been such a linguistic Frankenstein as English - it has stolen words from countless other languages and repeatedly reinvented [...]

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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30 signs you’re addicted to travel

By on 04/25/2017

Once the travel bug bites, there’s no escape. Soon, daydreaming about distant destinations, stuffing your belongings in a worn backpack, and heading to the nearest airport becomes a regular [...]

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How to improve your written English: 7 tips

Language learning

How to improve your written English: 7 tips

By on 04/23/2017

Buying a bus ticket, going to the doctor, finding an apartment, or just, you know, opening your mouth and having a regular conversation - most [...]

Culture calling   |   Language learning   |   Travel tips

5 best bakeries in Paris and vocab you need to know

By on 04/21/2017

Step inside a Parisian bakery, and you’ll experience a magical whirlwind of warm buttery croissants, colorful macarons, tangy lemon tarts, and [...]

Language learning   |   Student life

How to survive final exams: 5 tips

By on 04/18/2017

You have devoted hours, days and weeks to participating in classes and soaking up every word of wisdom your teachers and professors have shared in [...]

Travel tips

How to use Instagram to plan your next trip: 5 tips

By on 04/16/2017

We’re all familiar with Instagram. It’s a great way to share photos of how Starbucks misspelled your name, videos of you zip lining through the Costa [...]

Student life   |   Travel tips

Why a summer abroad is the best idea ever

By on 04/14/2017

Dreaming of summer? Yeah, us too. Those long, sunny days and the huge break from class… Sigh. It can’t come soon enough. We’ll be packing our [...]

Student life   |   Travel tips

10 tips for making friends while traveling

By on 04/11/2017

Beside all the adventures and memories, meeting new people and making friends from around the world is what makes traveling so much fun. Travelers, [...]

10 things we bet you didn’t know about New Zealand

By on 04/09/2017

A hobbit wonderland, a bungee jumper's paradise and the home of the haka dance danced by the rugby team - three things most people know about the other country "Down Under", New Zealand. But there's [...]

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5 reasons to give your kids opportunities you never had

Culture calling   |   Language learning

5 reasons to give your kids opportunities you never had

By on 04/07/2017

We know how much you adore watching your child grow, change, learn, and develop their own opinions. But you may also feel a little nervous about [...]

How to write the perfect cover letter: A blueprint

Career advice

How to write the perfect cover letter: A blueprint

By on 04/04/2017

The jury is still out on which part of a job application process, all the way from networking to writing a CV and acing the interview, is the most [...]

10 hidden gems in the UK and Ireland

By on 04/02/2017

You've seen Buckingham Palace, hung out at Hyde Park, explored Oxford and maybe even visited Edinburgh Castle. It's time to expand your UK (and Ireland) horizons and do something a little off the [...]

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