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Language learning

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20 ways that learning languages changes the world (and transforms your life)
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You might know that learning a new language is good for you (yes, bilingualism really is that great)...

Summer’s over, what now? 5 ways to make the most of fall
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The temperature drops, the tan lines start fading and we return to reality by heading back to school...

3 reasons why I learned Spanish (and why you should too)
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“I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse.”– Charles VSpanish ...

Why a language course abroad is better than a year at school
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A great school with great teachers and engaged peers is one of the most important things in a young ...

3 reasons why I learned German (and why you should too)
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I’m married to a strapping Swiss lad and live in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. I hear Ger...

4 reasons why you should learn Japanese
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Japan is a country that is surprising, striking and full of fascinating contrasts – mixing ultra-mod...

More questions every first-time study abroad student has
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Hooray, you arrived at your destination! We hope that everything went smoothly and your new home awa...

3 ways to trick your brain into learning a new language
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Learning a new language is incredibly rewarding and fun, but there are times when our brains seem to...

10 Netflix shows to learn Spanish with
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Ever feel bad about spending too much time binge-watching Netflix? Well, no need to feel guilty anym...

10 Netflix shows to learn German with
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Let’s be totally honest – learning German is hard. The grammar, the vocabulary and the pronunciation...

How to study abroad like a boss: 7 tips
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Summer is just around the corner and many of you are planning on going on your first study abroad tr...

The surprising reason everyone should live abroad at least once
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The opportunities for travel are great, the new experiences you have are fun, the people you meet ar...