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8 Shakespearean insults to win arguments with your friends

Do you usually lose arguments with your buddies? Are you often the butt of the joke in your friendship group and you wish you had a witty quip to turn the tables on them? Then it’s time to take control of your own narrative and dish the dirt back for on...

5 feel-good Netflix shows to binge watch this fall

Hey, you! Stop what you’re doing. Here’s an article that may just provide the inspiration you need to create a little ...

How to get in the mood for Halloween (for couch potatoes)

For 2000 years people have been celebrating what we know today as Halloween. It all kicked off over in Ireland when th...

Language learning

10 international films to help you learn a language

Watching movies in a foreign language often requires a little more concentration than usual, particularly if you’re ne...

5 ways to keep kids busy and motivated at home

When your child steps outside of the classroom, their learning doesn’t stop there. Another great place for your child ...

What is the best age to learn a language?

Although our understanding of language learning is constantly evolving, persistent myths about children being far supe...

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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 nobody doesn’t want a mouthful of spicy doritos, here’s a brief introduction to o...

10 reasons to love Dublin

Just saying this city’s name conjures up rich images of history, rolling green hills, spellbinding city lanes, and endless pints of Guinness. On the east coast of the country, Ireland’s capital city...

10 movies & TV shows to get you stoked to travel

Going abroad? Good choice! You’ve bought the plane ticket, your itinerary is set and you’ve done some research on your destination. Now comes the worst part: waiting. Count down the days till depart...

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Student life

The ultimate guide to the perfect gap year

A previously published EF GO blog post described a gap year in two ways: gap year(gæp jɪr) noun an amazing way to win...

6 ways to stay connected to your international friends while at home

Forging connections with international friends is both rewarding and challenging. At first, the vast oceans, language ...

Studying abroad can transform your academic future – here’s how

New places, new foods, new faces – studying abroad appeals to our curiosity and sense of adventure. Many people say th...

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Presenting your language skills on your CV

You know that language skills, especially English language skills, are important for your career, and you have investe...

17 language quotes to turbocharge your learning

You probably guessed it already: We <3 languages like crazy here at EF. And while we write all the time about what ...

And the most beautiful languages in the world are…

There are over 6900 distinct languages in the world today, but which ones are the most beautiful of them all? Dependin...

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