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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 manga to learn Japanese with
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Need some fun study aids while you learn Japanese? Look no further than manga. Manga are Japanese co...

5 everyday hacks to help you learn a language
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Effective language learning just doesn’t happen in a classroom. For lifelong language skills, resear...

Why investing in your language skills is the best thing you can do for your career
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It’s no secret that being fluent in a second language can help you get ahead in your career. Making ...

How to become fluent in a year: The ultimate guide
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Being fluent in a language is one of the most in-demand, employable skills there is (sorry, speaking...

False friends: Spotting and avoiding common linguistic traps
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You’re reading a book in a foreign language that you’re trying to learn, and you spot a familiar wor...

How to eat like the Japanese eat
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It is widely accepted that Japanese cuisine is not only absolutely delicious, but it is also really ...

All the English rugby terms you need to know
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Invented 200 years ago in a town named Rugby, the game of rugby is one of England's best sportin...

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)...

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...

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

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...