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8 Shakespearean insults to win arguments with your friends

Do you usually lose arguments with your buddies? Are you often the butt of the joke in your friendship group and you w...

Why learn English in Canada

Canada has long trailed other sought-after destinations for English language learners (we’re looking at you, US and Au...

10 weird and totally relatable words in 10 languages

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

Gap year guide to Europe

Gap years come in a variety of destinations and itineraries: Learning a language, getting international experience, or...

13 Japanese words with no English translation

Whether it’s seeing majestic Mount Fuji from your window on a bullet train, eating your weight in Katsudon (a breaded ...

9 reasons why English rules

Go anywhere in the world and you’ll find someone who speaks English. But when and why did English become the de facto ...

7 English words that nobody uses anymore (but totally should)

Rarely has a language been such a linguistic Frankenstein as English – it has stolen words from countless other ...

What language should I learn? Here’s how to decide.

Knowing a second, third or even fifth language is awesome, but how do you pick which one to learn (next)? There are ov...

5 reasons to give your kids opportunities you never had

We know how much you adore watching your child grow, change, learn, and develop their own opinions. But you may also f...

How to memorize new vocabulary faster: 9 tips

No matter how good your grammar is, if you don’t know any words that you can use it with, you (literally) won’t get ve...

10 more fantastic facts about languages

The wonderful world of language offers us endless opportunities for growth and communication and is rooted in a great ...

10 benefits of studying abroad for a longer time

Learning a new language abroad is one of the most rewarding things you can do: it’s great for your brain (yes, b...