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8 things only international students will understand
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A study abroad trip is a life-changing experience. Not only will you gain confidence, learn new skil...

Why learn English in England
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The UK is made up of a patchwork of regional dialects: from Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. B...

How language learning can support your mental health
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Positive mental health is essential to well-being and leading a happy, fulfilling life. It enables y...

5 big reasons why US and UK English sound so different
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We may share a language but there’s nothing similar when it comes to hearing someone from the US spe...

Raising a polyglot: How to support your child’s language learning
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Raising a polyglot — a child who is fluent in multiple languages — requires intentional and consiste...

Is “flow” the secret to happiness?
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Can you think of a time when you’ve been so engrossed doing something that everything else melted aw...

12 expressions about spring from around the world
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This time of year soaks us with new beginnings, bird songs and chocolate bunnies. The Germans have n...

How to learn French quickly: 10 tips
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Parles-tu Français? Non? Soon, we’ll have you saying, ‘Oui! Oui! Oui!’ If you’ve decided to join alm...

Cultural immersion: What it is and why it's so transformative
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Study abroad trips offer you a chance to fully immerse yourself in a new culture, often for the firs...

10 tricky words in English & how to stop misspelling them
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Along with pronunciation and grammar, one of the biggest challenges for English language learners is...

The benefits of being multilingual today
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There are reportedly only three percent of people around the world who can speak four languages or m...

13 medieval words that are ripe for a comeback
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Middle English speakers certainly had a way with words. With dramatic flair and multicultural influe...