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Useful phrases for a job interview

Few prospects get butterflies fluttering in your stomach like a job interview. Scary though it seems to sit down and discuss yourself with a hiring manager, it’s something 99% of people have gone through. But don’t worry! With a bit of practice (and a f...

The importance of an international network (whatever career you are in)

Traditionally, ‘networking’ refers to building a base of contacts for the professional world, but these days networks ...

Online learning vs. in-person classes – what’s better?

With ever-changing landscapes and new global challenges, educators and learners around the world have had to adapt. In...

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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40 questions to make you a virtual pub quiz master

During these strange and wacky days, where we all find ourselves with lots of spare time, people have been finding interesting and resourceful ways to connect with friends and family. One new trend ...

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 cont...

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 bit of bliss this fall. We’re talking about Netflix shows, of course. There’s no...

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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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How to celebrate Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere (and why everyone should experience it once)

Far from snuggling up in warm winter jackets, come December the Southern Hemisphere’s residents are down to their shor...

Virtual tours of Europe: Experience 6 of our destinations online

Sitting at home can be frustrating, especially knowing how many fantastic sights in Europe are waiting to be discovere...

10 things you should know before moving to Toronto

From tips on how to prepare for the winter to the city’s thriving brunch scene, our list of things you should know bef...

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