The 10 most popular GO articles you should have read in 2022
With a new year just around the corner, it’s once again time to reflect on the year almost passed. What better occasion to have a nostalgic look back over some of our favorite GO Blog posts from 2022?
Thanks to our terrific writers from all across the globe, we’ve been able to discuss new topics, places and ideas on the GO Blog. The world of language travel just keeps growing and, with it, our passion for learning, culture and exploration. Let’s dive in and catch up on some posts you definitely need to take a look at before the corks pop at midnight!
1. 10 most difficult words in English
Although it’s a fantastic one to have in your linguistic arsenal, English can be a real pest. Even native speakers find themselves stumbling over some stubbornly tricky words. Here are 10 of the most difficult ones.
2. How to start your career as a digital nomad
Flexible working conditions and remote work are on the rise and so is the allure of setting up shop on a gorgeous beach or an exciting international city. Want to start your career as a digital nomad? Here's our guide on how to do it.
3. How to eat like the Japanese eat
Japanese cuisine is not only absolutely delicious, but it is also really good for you. This is not only because of the top-notch ingredients used, but also due to the wonderful culture and philosophies surrounding food. Here's how to take a page from their book.
4. The importance of immersion: Why you should learn a language the same way you'll use it
There are many different ways to learn a second language, but one way has been proven more effective than the others; language immersion. Give this one a read for an insight into immersion-based language learning and how to incorporate it.
5. 10 things to know on your first day of studying abroad
The first days of studying abroad in a new place can seem daunting, but they don't have to be! Here are some useful tips to make sure you feel prepared and start your adventure off on the right foot.
6. How to speak English fluently – 10 key steps
In today’s world, the better your English, the more you can partake in all things global: from internet culture to international business. Here’s how to start speaking English more fluently in ten steps.
7. 5 spectacular natural wonders you can easily access from major cities
Craving nature but still want to be within reach of an exciting global city? Here are five of our top urban travel destinations that just so happen to be super close to some incredible natural wonders.
8. 10 Italian expressions everyone should know
Would you have ever guessed that “pizza” in Italian could also be used as an insult? Any idea what it means to “spit the toad out”? Here are 10 handy Italian expressions to pull into your next conversation.
9. 10 English slang terms you need to know in 2022
This year may almost be done, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to make sure you’re on top of the English slang terms that have reigned supreme in 2022. Already up to date? Check out our rundown of English slang for 2023. https://www.ef.com/wwen/blog/language/english-slang-2023/
10. 10 funny idioms in different languages
Many idioms sound perfectly normal to a native speaker but actually translate into something pretty weird (and wonderful). Here are ten funny ones in different languages for you to crack out next time you travel.