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How To Compliment Someone In Spanish

How To Compliment Someone In Spanish

For when you’re tired of just saying ‘me gusta’ about everything.
7 Binge-Worthy Reality TV Shows From Around The World

7 Binge-Worthy Reality TV Shows From Around The World

Are you tired of all of the reality shows you see on television? Well, maybe it’s time to check out different reality shows from around the world!
Spanish Lesson: Los Pueblos Mágicos De México

Spanish Lesson: Los Pueblos Mágicos De México

Learn about the cities in Mexico that are recognized for their beauty, history and traditions.
School Of British Accents: The Geordie Accent

School Of British Accents: The Geordie Accent

Learn about the history of the accent and how to speak a little of it yourself.
Hot Tip: Pronouncing The Italian ‘Gli’ Sound

Hot Tip: Pronouncing The Italian ‘Gli’ Sound

It’s a tough sound to master, but you can always fake it until you make it.
11 Words Invented By Italian-Americans

11 Words Invented By Italian-Americans

It’s not all “gabagool.” Here’s a fun collection of words invented by Italian-American immigrants during the past century.
5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn Italian

5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn Italian

Is it difficult to learn Italian? Maybe you just need some hints to help you succeed. Here are our 5 very specific tips for learning Italian, from a linguist and Italian native speaker!
10 Myths About The French Language

10 Myths About The French Language

Etymology: an exact science? Not if you consider the questionable origins of certain words put forward by folk etymology.
Jargon Watch: The Language Of Ballet

Jargon Watch: The Language Of Ballet

If your French lessons are making you feel clumsy, you can always up the difficulty level by taking a ballet class.
A History Of The Word ‘Dude’ From Its Dandy Origins To Today

A History Of The Word ‘Dude’ From Its Dandy Origins To Today

The word has only been around for about 150 years, but it’s changed a lot during that time.
School of British Accents: The Scouse Accent

School of British Accents: The Scouse Accent

The Scouse accent is one of the most recognisable accents in the United Kingdom.
Are Some Languages Spoken Faster Than Others?

Are Some Languages Spoken Faster Than Others?

Does it seem like that Spanish is way faster than English? It’s not entirely in your head.
21 English Words That Are Actually Greek (And The Stories Behind Them)

21 English Words That Are Actually Greek (And The Stories Behind Them)

Even if you’ve never taken a single lesson, you kind of already speak Greek.
Spanish Slang Through The Decades

Spanish Slang Through The Decades

Let’s take a linguistic journey through the Spanish of Spain from decades past.
Hot Tip: Making Small Talk In English

Hot Tip: Making Small Talk In English

Small talk is kind of a big deal when you’re trying to master the nuances of English.
Italian Modal Verbs And How To Use Them

Italian Modal Verbs And How To Use Them

In Italian, modality is expressed by the verbs volere, potere and dovere. Here’s a guide to how these everyday modal verbs work.
School of British Accents: The Scottish Accent

School of British Accents: The Scottish Accent

Scottish English makes a strong case for being one of the coolest accents in the UK, but mastering the accent is no walk in the park! Here’s how you can sound like a bonafide Scot!
5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn German

5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn German

Are you ready for some serious tips for learning German?