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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 ...

7 language facts that will blow your mind
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The future of how we’ll communicate is a source of heated debates – here’s our take if you’re curiou...

Why investing in your language skills is the best thing you can do for your career
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It’s no secret that being fluent in a second language can help you get ahead in your career. Making ...

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...

EF Insights: 4 surprising things about how we learn languages
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There is a lot of received wisdom about learning a foreign language: That you have to start young, t...

Why choose a host family when learning a language abroad
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When it comes to traveling, many of us convince ourselves that it will be too overwhelming to ventur...

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...

Why learn Arabic
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One of the worlds most widely-spoken languages, though not often taught in schools outside of the Mi...

10 fun facts about languages
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There are an estimated 7,000 languages in the world, from Mandarin Chinese spoken by nearly a billio...

Why learn Chinese
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When I think of the Chinese language, at least personally, I start to feel overwhelmed. I can’t say ...

Why learn Spanish
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Thanks to memes, food, and too much reggaeton on the airwaves, you probably already know a handful o...

How to set your child up for career success
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Every parent hopes their child will succeed in life. The type of success they wish for varies, but, ...