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Erin

An Australian-born writer and translator with a passion for education and travel. After finishing university, I moved to Spain, trading in sharks and snakes for sangria and Serrano ham. The call of Spanish then took me across the seas, to Chile, where I'm now based.

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Why learn English in Canada

Canada has long trailed other sought-after destinations for English language learners (we’re looking at you, US and Au...

5 reasons to give your kids opportunities you never had

We know how much you adore watching your child grow, change, learn, and develop their own opinions. But you may also f...

Why learn English – 7 reasons to start investing in your skills

We see you over there, wondering if studying English is a good use of your time. You already speak one language and it...

You know you’re fluent in another language when…

After living abroad for some time – immersed in another culture, history, and language – you feel great. You’ve got na...

Transferable skills are key to career success – here’s how to develop them and highlight them on your CV

Looking for work, or looking to progress in your current role, is not always a straight-forward process. For recent gr...

10 fun facts about languages

There are an estimated 7,000 languages in the world, from Mandarin Chinese spoken by nearly a billion people natively,...

Why learning a language is hard & how to make it easier

If you’re struggling to learn a new language, breathe, you’re not alone. Adults famously find language learning more d...

10 reasons to love Vancouver

Vancouver delights year-round for its outdoor adventures, smiling locals, and truly world-class location. But that’s n...

10 things you should know before moving to Bristol

The alleged home of Blackbeard the pirate and the actual birthplace of Banksy, Bristol is fiercely climbing the ladder...

10 reasons to love San Diego

San Diego needs to be on your bucket list. With spectacular weather, outdoorsy culture, amazing shopping, and food so ...

15 English abbreviations you need to know

Everyone loves a bit of code, and acronyms and abbreviations are great little tools that make communication faster and...

10 things you should know before moving to Oxford

Ever dreamed of living in the City of Dreaming Spires? With its impeccable history stretching straight back through cu...