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10 most fun languages to learn
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There’s absolutely no reason for why learning a language should be boring. Sure, if fluency is your ...

Back to basics: 10 English words for flying
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What’s more exciting than stepping into the airport, luggage in hand, ready to catch a flight? For m...

All the football slang you’ll ever need
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Football is a national obsession in Britain and it’s full of weird and wonderful phrases. From screa...

You ask, we answer: Should I study in the UK or the US?
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If you’re considering studying in the UK or the US but aren’t sure which continent to call home, the...

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...