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Fun facts about the European Day of Languages
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In case you are looking for a reason to throw a little party, look no further and put on your party ...

How to eat like the Japanese eat
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It is widely accepted that Japanese cuisine is not only absolutely delicious, but it is also really ...

How to get in the mood for Halloween (for couch potatoes)
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For 2000 years people have been celebrating what we know today as Halloween. It all kicked off over ...

12 English words with truly strange origins
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The English language is a curious melting pot of words from across the globe, forged through a mille...

10 books for English learners that will make you love reading
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“If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” – J.K. RowlingReading in another lang...

10 Aussie slang terms that will make you sound like a local
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Planning a trip down under? Australia is an incredibly beautiful, laid-back, warm and vibrant countr...

8 Shakespearean insults to win arguments with your friends
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Do you usually lose arguments with your buddies? Are you often the butt of the joke in your friendsh...

From colazione to dolce: How to eat like Italians eat
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The following article was inspired by Rebecca who studied Italian at EF Rome. With her permission, w...

The ultimate summer guide to Rome
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Ah, summer in Rome. It makes you think of touring the historic sights, devouring mountains of soft g...

5 things to know about working life in London
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It’s no surprise that many people (especially students) want to work in London. The British capital ...

10 summer destinations for foodies
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Summer is almost here, and that means it’s time to start planning your summer getaway! If your life ...

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...