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7 slang words you need to know in 2017
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2016 may have been the year of Brexit and describing everything as lit but now we’re in 2017 there’s...

4 reasons why you should send your child to study abroad
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Every day, parents wave their children off at departure gates across the world and wonder how they w...

A beginner’s guide to understanding British humor
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Britain’s unique take on humor may seem baffling at first. Heavy on self-deprecation, almost undetec...

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...

5 best student cities in the UK
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Becoming a university student is hard work. First, you need to find the right major at the perfect s...

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...

10 best movies to learn English with
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Learning a language is much easier when you’re enjoying yourself – and what better way to pass the t...

New year, new language – 8 tips to make it happen
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If you need inspiration for the perfect resolution to make this the best year yet, you’ve come to th...

5 English tongue twisters guaranteed to trip you up
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There is no better way to practice pronunciation and work on your accent than trying out some Englis...

Best of 2016: Most popular articles
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I think we can all agree that 2016 was a challenging year, but there were a few bright spots. Like t...

10 Spanish expressions everyone should know
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Spanish is one of the world’s most widely-spoken languages and Castilian (the version spoken in Spai...

Talk like a true Brit: 8 (more) expressions to master
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Did you enjoy my last post on British expressions that will make you sound like a true Brit? If so, ...