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Sonja

A Swiss gal, born and raised in London, I left behind the bustle of the city and returned to the land of skis and cheese. Usually somewhere buying near-obscene amounts of lipstick or (very subtly) stalking neighborhood dogs. Say hi @sonjost.

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5 reasons to learn a new language this spring

Spring brings plenty of change with it – blossoming flowers, baby animals, and the first rays of sunshine are on...

Finding love abroad – Janina & Raphael’s EF love story

Traveling abroad is always an adventure – one that holds new surprises each time. For Janina and Raphael one of those ...

10 English slang terms you need to know in 2021

Last year’s slang? Forget it. It’s gone – tragic. I’ve taken a humble pledge to keep you up-to-date on the ins and out...

The 10 most popular GO articles you should have read in 2020

It goes without saying that this year wasn’t what any of us expected. However, though strange and unprecedented, these...

10 weird and totally relatable words in 10 languages

Part of the magic of learning a new language lies in discovering peculiar and unique new words. No matter how elaborat...

11 bits of WhatsApp slang you need to master today

In the soulful words of Bob Dylan, the times they are a-changin’. Gone are the days of carefully crafted letters...

Finding love abroad – Camila & Peter’s EF love story

When our students embark on a language trip abroad, they never know what they might find along the way – for some, it’...

10 English slang terms you need to know in 2020

With a new year comes a whole host of novel, oft-perplexing slang terms. Just as quickly as they fly in, they seem to ...

The 10 most popular GO articles you should have read this year

It’s been another big year here on the EF GO blog. With so many terrific contributing authors from all over the world,...

10 reasons to love New York

The definition of a bustling metropolis, New York City charms the masses with its dynamic and eclectic character, its ...

EF Hosts: Russell and Shemane’s story

Every year, thousands of EF Hosts open their homes to students from around the world. Meet Russell and Shemane from Sa...

5 types of people you’ll meet on a plane – and how to get along with them all

They say it’s about the journey, not the destination, but anyone who’s ever been on a long-haul plane may have a few q...