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10 autumnal movies to help you learn English
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For many people, fall is all about chunky knit sweaters and drinking all things pumpkin-spiced. The ...

12 English words with truly strange origins
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The English language is a curious melting pot of words from across the globe, forged through a mille...

10 books for English learners that will make you love reading
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“If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” – J.K. RowlingReading in another lang...

A survival guide to American English
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You’re learning English. Great! As the most widely spoken language in the world, you’ll be able to c...

12 French words with no English translation
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French is known as a “poetic” language, but what does that really mean? It might be that the French ...

7 common English phrases that even native speakers get wrong
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From a “doggy-dog world,” to nipping problems “in the butt,” these are the expressions you’re probab...

20 ways that learning languages changes the world (and transforms your life)
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You might know that learning a new language is good for you (yes, bilingualism really is that great)...

10 Aussie slang terms that will make you sound like a local
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Planning a trip down under? Australia is an incredibly beautiful, laid-back, warm and vibrant countr...

Why an app isn’t enough to master a language
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In an age when we’re permanently glued to our phones, there is an app for pretty much everything – e...

10 Netflix teen drama shows to learn a language with
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Volume up, dubbing off. As these Netflix shows prove, you can learn a lot from fictional high school...

10 funny idioms in different languages
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Every language around the world uses idioms – common phrases that are used to say certain things. Ma...

5 reasons to give your kids opportunities you never had
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We know how much you adore watching your child grow, change, learn, and develop their own opinions. ...