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Emma

Born with a severe case of wanderlust, you can find me trying to fill my English passport with new stamps, accompanied by a backpack, my camera and a snorkel. In between dreaming of adventures that combine snowboarding and diving, I'm a travel writer in Bristol and like to tread the thin line between impressive and worrying coffee consumption.

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10 autumnal movies to help you learn English
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For many people, fall is all about chunky knit sweaters and drinking all things pumpkin-spiced. The ...

20 ways that learning languages changes the world (and transforms your life)
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You might know that learning a new language is good for you (yes, bilingualism really is that great)...

A survival guide to American English
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You’ve learned English. Great! As the most widely spoken language in the world, you’ll be able to co...

10 funny idioms in different languages
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Every language around the world uses idioms – common phrases that are used to say certain things. Ma...

The ultimate summer guide to Rome
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Ah, summer in Rome. It makes you think of touring the historic sights, devouring mountains of soft g...

The ultimate summer guide to Brighton
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When the sun is shining, there’s only one place that Brits want to be: by the sea! Since the 1800s, ...

The ultimate summer guide to New York
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They call it ‘The City That Never Sleeps’ and, with an endless list of things to do, restaurants to ...

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...

The importance of immersion: Why you should learn a language the same way you’ll use it
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There are many different ways to learn a second language, from taking classes to reading books, or e...

How to learn Japanese quickly: 10 tips
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Being fluent in a second language is a super impressive skill. It arms you with the tools to become ...

10 (more) weird words in English
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There are over 171,000 words in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary. Wi...

How to learn French quickly: 10 tips
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Parles-tu Français? Non? Soon, we’ll have you saying, ‘Oui! Oui! Oui!’ If you’ve decided to join alm...