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12 funniest words in English

It’s a slightly bonkers challenge to try to identify the funniest words in English out of a vocabulary of 750,00...

5 reasons to learn Italian

It’s tough to argue with the fact that Italian is a beautiful and useful language. I’m not only saying that beca...

15 English abbreviations you need to know

Everyone loves a bit of code, and acronyms and abbreviations are great little tools that make communication faster and...

5 reasons to learn a new language this spring

Spring brings plenty of change with it – blossoming flowers, baby animals, and the first rays of sunshine are on...

Bilingual is better (and here’s why)

“The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein Language fuels our br...

Is “flow” the secret to happiness?

Can you think of a time when you’ve been so engrossed doing something that everything else melted away? You didn’t che...

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

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

5 easy ways to learn German from home

Learning German from home may seem like mission impossible, but it’s not as hard as you think. A huge amount of langua...

10 international films to help you learn a language

Watching movies in a foreign language often requires a little more concentration than usual, particularly if you’re ne...

12 expressions about spring from around the world

This time of year soaks us with new beginnings, bird songs and chocolate bunnies. The Germans have named it “Frühlings...

4 easy ways to learn Spanish from home

Whether you’re a complete beginner or a half-way decent Spanish speaker already, there’s a lot you can do to improve y...

6 reasons why language learning is important for children

No matter what your plans for the future are, speaking more than one language is always an incredibly useful skill to ...