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24 articles
7 language facts that will blow your mind
2 min read 2 min

The future of how we’ll communicate is a source of heated debates – here’s our take if you’re curiou...

Fun facts about the European Day of Languages
3 min read 3 min

In case you are looking for a reason to throw a little party, look no further and put on your party ...

3 ways to trick your brain into learning a new language
5 min read 5 min

Learning a new language is incredibly rewarding and fun, but there are times when our brains seem to...

10 funny idioms in different languages
3 min read 3 min

Every language around the world uses idioms – common phrases that are used to say certain things. Ma...

How to speak English fluently – 10 key steps
7 min read 7 min

In today’s world, the better your English, the more you can partake in all things global: from inter...

12 weird German phrases we should all be using
4 min read 4 min

German is one of the 10 most widely-spoken languages in the world, and an official language in sever...

6 reasons why it’s never too late to learn a new language
5 min read 5 min

It’s well-documented that children with all their intrinsic learning capabilities have a headstart o...

10 weird and totally relatable words in 10 languages
3 min read 3 min

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

10 fun facts about languages
4 min read 4 min

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

Here’s how your brain changes when you learn a language – what a University of Tokyo study showed us
3 min read 3 min

In a joint research project with EF Education First and the University of Tokyo, it was revealed for...

Why investing in your language skills is the best thing you can do for your career
4 min read 4 min

It’s no secret that being fluent in a second language can help you get ahead in your career. Making ...

Learn German with these 5 free podcasts
5 min read 5 min

You dream of conducting a perfect German conversation, but your commitment to it can swiftly disappe...