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, we’ve been able to publish another 150 articles on all things travel, language learning and culture. It’s been a pleasure to have you along for the ride!
In the spirit of nostalgia, we’ve put together a list of the 10 most popular articles of 2019. Have a read and get excited for another year of spiffing content from your EF GO blog team.
We’ll see you in January – Happy New Year!
1. 50 most inspiring travel quotes of all time
If you’re after something to fuel your wanderlust, then look no further. This compilation of beautiful travel quotes from authors, philosophers and poets alike will set your heart aflutter and guarantees itchy feet.
2. 10 most difficult words in English
It’s no secret that English can be a tricky one. Home to a whole host of confusing words, the language can be a bit of a challenge to navigate. If you’re feeling somewhat lost or just fancy a challenge, check out our guide to mastering some of the most difficult words in English.
3. 20 English idioms that everyone should know
One of the most sure-fire ways to sound confident when speaking English is to learn the ins and outs of idioms. They won’t always make sense at first glance, but they’re easy enough to pick up and will liven up any conversation.
4. 13 Beautiful Words With No English Translation
There are so many unique feelings or situations that are summed up beautifully in other languages – they just don’t quite translate into English. Take a peek at our list and see if you can relate to any of them.
5. 10 more TV shows to learn English with
A follow up to our post on 10 Netflix shows to learn English with, this post offers up another 10 great shows to help you on your quest to learn English. You’ll be so engrossed in these, you’ll barely notice you’re learning as you go.
6. 10 reasons why traveling is the best education (and why life without it would be dull)
There are so many reasons why travel is amazing – not least because you learn something every step of the way. Emma sums this experience up fantastically as she walks you through why travel is such an important part of education.
7. 10 German expressions everyone should know
German can be a wonderfully wacky language, with phrases that’ll make you simultaneously chuckle while you furrow your brow in confusion. Have a read of ten brilliant expressions and slip one or two into your next German conversation.
8. 10 Netflix shows to learn Spanish with
Looking to brush up on your Spanish in your free time? As with English, watching TV shows in the language you’re learning is a great way to familiarize yourself with it. Here’s a list of ten gripping Netflix shows to welcome you into the wonderful world of Spanish.
9. 10 Spanish expressions everyone should know
Master the basics (and beyond) with our quick guide to a few essential Spanish expressions. Pepper your next conversation with these words and phrases and you’ll be sounding like a local in no time!
10. You ask, we answer: Which English exam should I take?
Want to invest in your English skills with a language exam but unsure where to start? We’ll help you figure out which of the English language exams are right for you and how you can prepare for what’s ahead.