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Quiz: Do You Know The Colors In Indonesian?

Quiz: Do You Know The Colors In Indonesian?

It’s hard to describe the beauty of Indonesia without knowing your color words. Take our Indonesian colors quiz to see how much you really know.
How To Talk About Transportation In Norwegian

How To Talk About Transportation In Norwegian

Sadly, there is no dog-sledding vocab on this list.
An Educational Crisis? 5 Ways That Schools Fail To Teach Languages

An Educational Crisis? 5 Ways That Schools Fail To Teach Languages

Even the best educators can fall short of providing a great language learning environment to their students. Here are some of the biggest mistakes and a few ideas on how to fix them.
What Speakers Of Other Languages Call Their Fathers

What Speakers Of Other Languages Call Their Fathers

Move over, music and math. Dad jokes are definitely the world’s universal language.
9 Hilarious Untranslatable Words In Other Languages

9 Hilarious Untranslatable Words In Other Languages

There may not be a term for these ideas in English, but other languages have really funny words to express them.
10 Fabulous Flag Facts To Celebrate Flag Day

10 Fabulous Flag Facts To Celebrate Flag Day

Whether you’re a casual flag admirer or a seasoned vexillologist, hopefully your interest won’t flag when reading these facts.
Quiz: Do You Know The Colors In Danish?

Quiz: Do You Know The Colors In Danish?

How well do you know your Danish colors? Take this quiz and find out!
5 Portuguese TV Shows To Help You Learn The Language

5 Portuguese TV Shows To Help You Learn The Language

Want to practice your language skills from the comfort of your bed? Stream these Portuguese TV shows to supplement your studies.
How To Say ‘Yes’ And ‘No’ In 10 Languages

How To Say ‘Yes’ And ‘No’ In 10 Languages

You say yes, I say no, and other languages use completely different words in response to questions.
How Do You Say ‘ASAP’ In Other Languages?

How Do You Say ‘ASAP’ In Other Languages?

In some countries, they just say ‘ASAP.’ Or ‘ah-zap.’
Jargon Watch: Surfer Slang And The Language Of The Waves

Jargon Watch: Surfer Slang And The Language Of The Waves

If your knowledge of surfers stops after “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” you might want to learn a little bit more about the sport’s lingo.
Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Dutch?

Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Dutch?

Everybody’s working for ‘het weekend’! See how well you know the Dutch weekdays by taking our interactive quiz.
How To Tell The Time In French

How To Tell The Time In French

There are few things more important to know about (and few things more fun to say) than l’heure du jour.
How To Say ‘I Don’t Understand’ In 10 Different Languages

How To Say ‘I Don’t Understand’ In 10 Different Languages

“I don’t understand” might be one of the most useful phrases you can learn.
Bilingual Celebrities: Famous People Who Speak More Than One Language

Bilingual Celebrities: Famous People Who Speak More Than One Language

These bilingual celebrities, athletes, business leaders and politicians are great sources of inspiration for our language-learning pursuits.
Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Portuguese?

Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Portuguese?

How well do you know your Portuguese weekdays? Take this quiz and find out!
How To Use Your Right Brain For Language Learning

How To Use Your Right Brain For Language Learning

New research suggests your creative mind may play more of a role than previously thought in your language studies.