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10 best places to study in Europe

Deciding where to study can be one of life’s most difficult decisions and it’s also one of the most important. Thinkin...

10 Netflix teen drama shows to learn a language with

Volume up, dubbing off. As these Netflix shows prove, you can learn a lot from fictional high schools—maybe even a new...

12 English words with truly strange origins

The English language is a curious melting pot of words from across the globe, forged through a millennia of invasions,...

Fun facts about the European Day of Languages

In case you are looking for a reason to throw a little party, look no further and put on your party hat right now: the...

12 French words with no English translation

French is known as a “poetic” language, but what does that really mean? It might be that the French are genius at comi...

How to make yourself more competitive in the job market: 5 tips

Having a good education isn’t enough to land you your dream job in today’s competitive job market – you ne...

Learning a language is the key to an international future

The benefits of expanding your child’s (or your own) linguistic horizons go beyond the benefits of learning to ...

17 German words with no English translation

I recently moved to the German-speaking part of Switzerland, and as a result, I’ve been trying to pick up German, whic...

7 common English phrases that even native speakers get wrong

From a “doggy-dog world,” to nipping problems “in the butt,” these are the expressions you’re probably messing up. Whe...

How to keep your language skills longer than your tan

You just came back from a study abroad trip in California. Your English is super awesome, everyone is jealous of your ...

7 iconic TV shows to sharpen your British sense of humor

The British sense of humor is characterized by a dry wit, like your mouth after eating a ton of spicy doritos. Since n...

See the sea? 12 English words that sound the same

Learning English can be hard enough at the best of times, but it’s even more complicated when you realise there are lo...