11 fabulous facts about the Statue of Liberty

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11 fabulous facts about the Statue of Liberty

By on 07/18/2017

The Statue of Liberty is one of the most famous landmarks in the world - and even though she’s already 131 years old, Lady Liberty still looks [...]

12 tips on how to live with a host family

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12 tips on how to live with a host family

By on 07/04/2017

Studying abroad is full of adventures - everything is different and exciting, including your new (homestay) family. All of a sudden, you share [...]

10 things that only those who lived in the UK understand

By on 06/27/2017

The UK moves to its own polite, rainy rhythm, and for those of us who’ve lived in the world’s greatest country (OK, I’m a bit biased), there are unique traits to British life that only we know to be [...]

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10 reasons to love Canada (and head over this year)

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10 reasons to love Canada (and head over this year)

By on 06/22/2017

Everybody loves Canada. Maybe it's the stunning nature or the friendly cities, including Toronto and Vancouver, or maybe it's the humility, humor and [...]

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Like a local: Don’t make these mistakes on your next trip

By on 05/30/2017

You know that feeling you get when you have just insulted someone without understanding what happened? Well, it can happen to the best of us, [...]

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10 more TV shows to learn English with

By on 05/26/2017

Learning English can be a challenge, so what better way to gain fluency than learning while not even realizing you’re doing it! I’ve put together [...]

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A short history of the English language

By on 05/23/2017

Ever wondered how English - with 1.5 billion speakers in all corners of the world and approximately 750,000 words  - came to be the wonderfully [...]

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Is the future English or emoji?

By on 05/19/2017

In linguistic terms, English rules the world. An estimated 1.5 billion people speak it - 375 million as their native tongue - and it is spoken in more [...]

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8 awesome ways to spend time abroad

By on 05/16/2017

Have you thought about spending some time abroad but are not sure what to actually do? No matter if you just graduated, have a summer to fill or just [...]

Learn English with songs: 10 artists to listen to

By on 05/14/2017

Learning a language doesn’t only happen in a classroom - adding a few simple things to your daily routine can really turbo-charge your learning. Watching TV shows or movies in English is a great way [...]

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7 English words that nobody uses anymore (but should)

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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 [...]

5 best bakeries in Paris and vocab you need to know

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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 [...]

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

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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 [...]