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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...

10 more fantastic facts about languages

The wonderful world of language offers us endless opportunities for growth and communication and is rooted in a great ...

Here’s how your brain changes when you learn a language – what a University of Tokyo study showed us

In a joint research project with EF Education First and the University of Tokyo, it was revealed for the first time th...

14 (more) Japanese words with no English translations

While my first post about Japanese words with no English translation was centered around words that have to do with wo...

Hobbies, soft skills and languages: 5 ways to improve your CV

These days, having a good CV just isn’t good enough. To land the job or internship of your dreams, you’ll need a great...

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 need the right...

Learning a language abroad during COVID-19 – here’s what our students say

Here at EF, we’re committed to opening the world through education and to making sure that learning never stops. Throu...

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 int...

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...

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 w...

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 ...

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...