How to improve your written English: 7 tips

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 class. The only thing left before your well-earned [...]

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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 [...]

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Your teacher wishes you knew this about language learning

By on 03/31/2017

Most language learners hit a wall at some point. Perhaps your progress hasn’t been as quick as you’d like or you're struggling to advance to the next [...]

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Why you should study abroad during your vacation

By on 03/28/2017

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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6 reasons why it’s never too late to learn a new language

By on 03/17/2017

It’s well-documented that children with all their intrinsic learning capabilities have a headstart on the rest of us, so it's only natural to bemoan [...]

You know you’re fluent in another language when…

By on 03/14/2017

After living abroad for some time – immersed in another culture, history, and language – you feel great. You’ve got native speaker friends and go about your life shopping, working, and ordering food [...]

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See the sea? 12 English words that sound the same

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See the sea? 12 English words that sound the same

By on 03/12/2017

Learning English can be hard enough at the best of times, but it’s even more complicated when you realise there are loads of words that sound the same [...]

10 tricky words in English & how to stop misspelling them

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10 tricky words in English & how to stop misspelling them

By on 03/07/2017

Along with pronunciation and grammar, one of the biggest challenges for English language learners is vocabulary. You may not struggle with new words [...]

Back to basics: 10 English words for skiing

By on 03/03/2017

Like many of you, I am a keen skier, mainly because it’s the only thing that gets me through the horror of winter (you may be unsurprised to hear I also love beach holidays). When I first started [...]

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50 reasons why everyone should live abroad at least once

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50 reasons why everyone should live abroad at least once

By on 02/28/2017

Warning: Spending a month or two abroad (or indeed moving somewhere new permanently) will induce lifelong wanderlust that no amount of passport stamps [...]