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Language learning

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How to learn Korean fast – 5 tips
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It’s getting harder and harder to predict what attributes will set us apart in the job market of the...

7 language facts that will blow your mind
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The future of how we’ll communicate is a source of heated debates – here’s our take if you’re curiou...

EF Talks: Flavio on how investing in his language skills changed his life and career
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The myth that learning a new language – or investing in improving an existing one – is only worthwhi...

Why learn French
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French is beautiful. It makes pastries like croissants and pain au chocolat sound like drops of heav...

How to convince your parents to let you study abroad
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Here’s the good news: Studying abroad is the ultimate investment in your future. And here’s the not-...

Summer’s over, what now? 5 ways to make the most of fall
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The temperature drops, the tan lines start fading and we return to reality by heading back to school...

Learning a language is the key to an international future
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The benefits of expanding your child’s (or your own)  linguistic horizons go beyond the benefits of ...

Why learn Arabic
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One of the worlds most widely-spoken languages, though not often taught in schools outside of the Mi...

Why learn Portuguese
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If you’re looking to learn a language that’s both beautiful and useful, look no further than Portugu...

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...

EF Insights: 4 surprising things about how we learn languages
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There is a lot of received wisdom about learning a foreign language: That you have to start young, t...

10 fun facts about languages
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There are an estimated 7,000 languages in the world, from Mandarin Chinese spoken by nearly a billio...