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German Dialects: The Hessian Dialect

German Dialects: The Hessian Dialect

The Hessian dialect still exists, but it’s not the same as it used to be.
How To Compliment Someone In Portuguese

How To Compliment Someone In Portuguese

It’s never a bad idea to know more ways to spread the love.
Multilinguish: Code-Switching Decoded

Multilinguish: Code-Switching Decoded

In this episode of Multilinguish, we talk about code-switching: why do bilinguals so often switch between their languages?
4 Ways Language Learning Might Be Different In 2022

4 Ways Language Learning Might Be Different In 2022

Remote learning and travel disruptions are changing the game, but these aren’t the only factors that are impacting the future of language learning.
Un Día En Español 15: The Day El Sabino Fell

Un Día En Español 15: The Day El Sabino Fell

Ignacio’s 30th birthday celebration plans in Mexico City get unexpectedly uprooted.
Snowmen, Snow Angels And Other Snow Traditions Around The World

Snowmen, Snow Angels And Other Snow Traditions Around The World

You can make anything you want out of snow, but there are a few creations that have become part of tradition.
Conversation Guide: How To Introduce Yourself In French

Conversation Guide: How To Introduce Yourself In French

Here’s how to go beyond “bonjour” to being able to introduce yourself like a natural.
What Languages And Dialects Are Spoken In Alsace-Lorraine?

What Languages And Dialects Are Spoken In Alsace-Lorraine?

The region of Alsace-Lorraine has had a complicated linguistic history.
A Pronunciation Guide To The French Alphabet

A Pronunciation Guide To The French Alphabet

Once you get the alphabet down, the rest of language learning is as easy as ABC.
How To Tell The Time In Danish

How To Tell The Time In Danish

Do you know what time it is? Ask the klokken.
How we moved from AngularJS to React

How we moved from AngularJS to React

Migrating our internal Content Authoring Tool with zero downtime for our users
How To Compliment Someone In Russian

How To Compliment Someone In Russian

Gift-giving is a big love language in Russian culture, but words of affirmation still matter.
Portuguese Basics: Resources For Language Learners

Portuguese Basics: Resources For Language Learners

Everything we’ve ever written about Portuguese, all in one place.
German Basics: Resources For Language Learners

German Basics: Resources For Language Learners

Everything we’ve ever written about German, all in one place.
What Is Translanguaging, And How Is The Concept Being Used?

What Is Translanguaging, And How Is The Concept Being Used?

The idea is growing in popularity among some linguists and language teachers, but nailing down a definition isn’t easy.
German Dialects: The Franconian Dialect

German Dialects: The Franconian Dialect

Learn more about one of the most diverse dialects in Germany.
Talkin’ ‘Bout The Generations: Baby Boomer Language

Talkin’ ‘Bout The Generations: Baby Boomer Language

Do boomers speak differently from the rest of the generations?
How 4 Countries Survive Winter (And What You Can Learn From Them)

How 4 Countries Survive Winter (And What You Can Learn From Them)

Some countries have learned to thrive in cold temperatures. Here are the winter activities and tricks that help them get through.
Un Día En Español 14: A Tormentous Hike

Un Día En Español 14: A Tormentous Hike

In this first episode of the new season of our podcast for Spanish beginners, Gissell describes a beautiful Costa Rican hike that doesn’t turn out to be as relaxing as expected.