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Language learning

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17 language quotes to turbocharge your learning
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You probably guessed it already: We <3 languages like crazy here at EF. And while we write all th...

How to raise bilingual children: 5 methods
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The numerous cognitive, academic and social benefits of learning foreign languages have encouraged p...

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...

5 easy languages to learn
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Learning a new language is no easy task. It calls for commitment, determination and motivation. But ...

I heart you in 10 languages
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Love is complicated. In an increasingly connected world, people from all over the globe are coming t...

How to keep your language skills longer than your tan
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You just came back from a study abroad trip in California. Your English is super awesome, everyone i...

12 tips on how to live with a host family
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Becoming a foreign exchange student is full of adventures – everything is different and exciting, in...

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...

17 German Words with no English translation
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I recently moved to the German-speaking part of Switzerland, and as a result, I’ve been trying to pi...

New year – new language? 8 tips to make it happen
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If you need inspiration for the perfect resolution to make 2016 the best year yet, you’ve come to th...

Best in class: 4 tips for learning a new language faster
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Just taking some language classes isn’t enough to become fluent. Studying (and mastering!) a foreign...

Top 5 coolest student cities in the world
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If you are a university student, spending one or two semesters abroad has a whole lot of advantages ...