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Kate

A French-American with job hunting experience on four continents, I've got barrels of advice for multilingual, internationally-mobile students and professionals (like you!). I'm passionate about food, both the cooking and the eating bits, so don't let's start a food conversation unless you have time to spare.

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5 easy ways to learn German from home

Learning German from home may seem like mission impossible, but it’s not as hard as you think. A huge amount of langua...

4 easy ways to learn Spanish from home

Whether you’re a complete beginner or a half-way decent Spanish speaker already, there’s a lot you can do to improve y...

5 easy ways to learn Japanese from home

If you want to learn Japanese, most people would say “go to Tokyo,” but what if you want to learn Japanese from home? ...

5 easy ways to learn French from home

Being stuck at home is a pain, but that’s no reason to give up on your dream of learning French. With all the online r...

EF Insights: 4 surprising things about how we learn languages

There is a lot of received wisdom about learning a foreign language: That you have to start young, that older learners...

How to say “Merry Christmas” in different languages

By now you’ve dug out your Christmas sweater, hung your stockings by the chimney, and are getting in the holiday mood ...

5 great TOEFL preparation strategies

Taking the TOEFL is almost always a stressful experience. You need to get a specific score. You pay a lot to take the ...

Prepare for a job interview in English

Job interviews are usually stressful, and a job interview in English can be doubly so. It’s worth taking the time to p...

TOEFL fees sky high, but why?

If you’re preparing to take the TOEFL, you’re probably asking yourself why it’s so expensive to take this Englis...

Check your English level

You’ve probably asked yourself many times how your English skills compare to others. Are you ahead or behind people in...

How to get TOEFL practice before test day

Part of every student’s TOEFL preparation is taking practice tests. TOEFL practice tests familiarize you with the type...

English self-assessment tools

When you need to describe your level of English, precision is essential. Everyday terms like “beginner” and “fluent” d...