10 more TV shows to learn English with

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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 [...]

A short history of the English language

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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 [...]

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 than 100 countries. Throughout the last 400 [...]

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8 awesome ways to spend time abroad

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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

Talk like a Californian: 10 (more) expressions to master

By on 03/21/2017

Californian expressions change like the seasons - we've already covered 10 key ones here - so here's a list of ten more slang terms you absolutely need to learn before you come visit California. [...]

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How to live like an Olympian - Q&A with DeeDee Trotter

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How to live like an Olympian – Q&A with DeeDee Trotter

By on 03/19/2017

When you have two Olympic gold medals and one bronze under your belt, it might be tempting to hang up the running shoes and spend the rest of your [...]

10 German expressions everyone should know

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10 German expressions everyone should know

By on 02/24/2017

For many, the German language remains a mystery. It sounds harsh, seems impossible to learn and has absurdly long words [...]

Valentine’s Traditions from Around the World

By on 02/14/2017

Ah, romance. Nothing gets the heart fluttering like candlelight, flowers and the sound of sweet nothings. We love it so much we have a day dedicated to celebrating all the love in our lives - [...]

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5 things we'd rather be doing this Valentine's Day

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5 things we’d rather be doing this Valentine’s Day

By on 02/05/2017

Whether you’re single or in a relationship, Valentine’s Day can be a seriously stressful event. Should you buy your partner flowers or chocolates? [...]