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Language learning

Why an app isn’t enough to master a language
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In an age when we’re permanently glued to our phones, there is an app for pretty much everything – e...

Language and the brain: How learning a language at any age can support longevity
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Did you know that in England, you can receive a signed card from the King when you turn one hundred?...

10 Aussie slang terms that will make you sound like a local
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Planning a trip down under? Australia is an incredibly beautiful, laid-back, warm and vibrant countr...

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Travel

The ultimate summer guide to Sydney
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Aussies sure know how to make the most of their world-class summer weather, and Sydney is a hotbed f...

10 best cities in the world for sports fans
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Sport excites, unites and brings people around the world together in a way that few other things can...

10 best student spots in London: From food to music
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From the best cheap-eats to the coolest art or music venues, we’ve scoured London in search of the p...

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Culture

8 unique birthday traditions from around the world
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Every country, region, and family across the world has their own special customs to celebrate occasi...

50 unbelievable facts about the world to make you seem cultured
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Have you ever sat around the table with friends or family, enjoying a perfectly acceptable lunch or ...

8 festive books to help you learn English
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This holiday season, what better way to get into the Christmas spirit (and improve your English voca...

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Most Popular

20 English idioms that everyone should know
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Idioms. Native English speakers love using them in conversation, and you’ll often find them popping ...

Beyond the Brooklyn Bridge: 10 hidden gems in New York
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Visitors flock to New York – and famous landmarks like the Brooklyn Bridge – in their masses. Art ga...

10 reasons why Dubai should be on your travel bucket list
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As an Arabic proverb goes, “Who lives sees, but who travels sees more.” Traveling is an eye-opener. ...

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