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20 English idioms that everyone should know
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Idioms. Native English speakers love using them in conversation, and you’ll often find them popping ...

50 most inspiring travel quotes of all time
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It’s time to take your wanderlust to new levels with our list of  the most inspiring travel quotes o...

15 English abbreviations you need to know
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Everyone loves a bit of code, and acronyms and abbreviations are great little tools that make commun...

11 bits of WhatsApp slang you need to master today
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In the soulful words of Bob Dylan, the times they are a-changin’. Gone are the days of carefully cra...

10 most difficult words in English
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English can be a real pest, and even native speakers find themselves stumbling over some stubbornly ...

10 best books to learn English with
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Everyone may be on their smartphones all day every day nowadays, but there’s something uniquely char...

10 things no one tells you about tipping in the US
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Visitors to the US are often baffled by our tipping culture. It’s true – it’s a wild monkey you have...

10 best TV shows to learn English with
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We’ve all heard the stories of celebrities like actress Mila Kunis learning English just from watchi...

10 Spanish expressions everyone should know
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Spanish is one of the world’s most widely-spoken languages and Castilian (the version spoken in Spai...

10 German expressions everyone should know
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For many, the German language remains a mystery. It sounds harsh, seems impossible to learn and has ...

5 easy languages to learn
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Learning a new language is no easy task. It calls for commitment, determination and motivation. But ...

17 German words with no English translation
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I recently moved to the German-speaking part of Switzerland, and as a result, I’ve been trying to pi...