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3 more reasons why I learned French (and why you should too)
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“Boy, those French! They have a different word for everything.”― Steve MartinAh, le Français! It’s a...

Talk like an American: 6 words you have to know
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People from around the world have chased their dreams to America. From the towering skyscrapers of N...

The best way to boost your brainpower? Learn a language.
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If you want to do something good for yourself, learn another language. I admit, posting this here mi...

Top 5 best student cities in the world
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If you are a university student, spending one or two semesters abroad has a whole lot of advantages ...

Impossible is nothing: Mastering difficult languages
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Learning a new language takes motivation, determination and time. It can be confusing and intimidati...

3 reasons why I learned Italian (and why you should too)
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“You may have the universe if I may have Italy”― Giuseppe VerdiThanks to Italian cuisine, pretty muc...

3 reasons why I learned German (and why you should too)
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I’m married to a strapping Swiss lad and live in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. I hear Ger...

Like a Local: Southern Talk
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You can sit on front porches, sip sweet tea and eat fried chicken all day long but an authentic expe...

Aloha! And other useful words for your Hawaiian getaway
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You packed your towel, your sunglasses, your sunscreen and everything else for your Hawaiian getaway...

3 reasons why I learned French (and why you should too)
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“Don’t just stand there with your Eiffel Tower smile. Tell me you love me, and tell me in French.
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3 reasons why I learned Spanish (and why you should too)
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“I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse.”– Charles VSpanish ...

US vs. UK: Bacon biscuits or sweet scones?
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We’re co-blogging this week, showcasing a bit of friendly rivalry between the US and Britain, and th...