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Vocabulary

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9 British slang words you need to know
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If there’s one essential thing you need to pack on your trip to the UK this year, it’s knowledge of ...

Aloha! And other useful words for your Hawaiian getaway
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You packed your towel, your sunglasses, your sunscreen and everything else for your Hawaiian getaway...

10 weird and totally relatable words in 10 languages
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Part of the magic of learning a new language lies within discovering peculiar and unique new words. ...

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...

10 Spanish expressions everyone should know
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Spanish is one of the world’s most widely-spoken languages and Castilian (the version spoken in Spai...

Talk like a true Brit: 8 (more) expressions to master
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Did you enjoy my last post on British expressions that will make you sound like a true Brit? If so, ...

13 Japanese Words With No English Translation
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Whether it’s seeing majestic Mount Fuji from your window on a bullet train, eating your weight in Ka...

13 Beautiful Words With No English Translation
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One of the most beautiful features of languages is that they give us the vocabulary to express ourse...