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10 Spanish expressions everyone should know
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Spanish is one of the world’s most widely-spoken languages and Castilian (the version spoken in Spai...

Talk like a true Brit: 8 (more) British expressions to master
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Did you enjoy my last post on British expressions that will make you sound like a true Brit? If so, ...

Talk like a true Californian: 10 expressions to master
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In order to live the Californian lifestyle, it’s not enough to make sure burritos, avocados and In-N...

Talk like a true Brit: 8 British expressions to master
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Do you know your “Guv’nor” from your “blimey”? How about “reckon” or “bonkers”? Although foreigners ...

10 best TV shows to learn English with
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We’ve all heard the stories of celebrities like actress Mila Kunis learning English just from watchi...

And the most beautiful languages in the world are…
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There are over 6900 distinct languages in the world today, but which ones are the most beautiful of ...

9 signs that you’re ready to study abroad
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Studying abroad is an essential part of learning a new language (properly), but how do you know you’...

10 best places in the world to learn a language
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So, you are thinking of learning a new language abroad. Great! You’re about to embark on a journey t...

The most spoken languages in the world are…
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How many languages do you think there are in the world? 1000? 3000? 5371? You’re getting closer. Acc...

14 (more) Japanese words with no English translations
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While my first post about Japanese words with no English translation was centered around words that ...

Football facts: 6 things you must know about England
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The English national team might be perennial underachievers, but that won’t stop this football-mad n...

Football facts: 7 things you must know about Germany
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No matter the tournament, the German football team is a force to be reckoned with: There’s always a ...