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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...

5 ways to make the best of your host family experience
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Living abroad is one of the most enriching experiences a person can have. One of the best ways to ha...

13 important phrases to know in your second language
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Hallo zusammen! I’m a native English speaker and I’ve been trying to learn German. I’ve received loa...

12 cool Italian expressions you’ll learn in Rome
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From gestures to food, to art, and, of course, language, Italians are known for being expressive in ...

5 best ways to learn Spanish
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Spanish is a language with advantages stamped all over it. It’s the mother tongue of more than 405 m...

How to memorize new vocabulary faster: 9 tips
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No matter how good your grammar is, if you don’t know any words that you can use it with, you (liter...

Learn one of these 5 languages to stand out
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For most people looking to study another language, English remains the first choice – and for good r...

6 reasons why it’s never too late to learn a new language
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It’s well-documented that children with all their intrinsic learning capabilities have a headstart o...

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 ...

How to become fluent in a year
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Being fluent in a language is one of the most in-demand, employable skills there is (sorry, speaking...

Talk like a Parisian: the essentials
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If you’ve spent some time around Parisians, you’ve probably noticed some unusual expressions that th...

How to learn Spanish faster: 10 tips
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You know that song “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz? Where he sings, “I throw my Spanish in the air sometimes...