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20 words and phrases you didn’t know Shakespeare invented
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William Shakespeare was an incredible writer and poet, but did you know he also single-handedly adde...

How to memorize new vocabulary faster: 9 tips
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No matter how good your grammar is, if you don’t know any words that you can use it with, you (liter...

Gap year guide to Europe
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A gap year can come in a variety of destinations and itineraries: Learning a language, getting inter...

10 benefits of studying abroad for a longer time
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Learning a new language abroad is one of the most rewarding things you can do: it’s great for your b...

9 reasons why English rules
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Go anywhere in the world and you’ll find someone who speaks English. Today, learning English has bec...

Pedal power: 10 English cycling terms you should know before the Tour de France
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EF Education First does not only specialize in language course abroad. The company also has its own ...

You know you’re fluent in another language when…
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After living abroad for some time – immersed in another culture, history, and language – you feel gr...

13 totally relatable French expressions
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There are a million reasons to learn French: is beautiful, sexy and suave. But it’s also thoughtful ...

10 more fantastic facts about languages
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The wonderful world of language learning offers us endless opportunities for growth and communicatio...

How to speak English fluently – 10 key steps
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In today’s world, the better your English, the more you can partake in all things global: from inter...

What language should I learn? Here’s how to decide.
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Knowing a second, third or even fifth language is awesome, but how do you pick which one to learn (n...

10 Victorian slang terms to start using today
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Ah, the Victorian Era — a time of corsets, top hats, and strict societal rules. But did you know tha...