Multilinguish: Talking To Animals
A look at the stunning complexity of animal language and our ability to communicate with our non-human friends.
“Sie” And “Du”: How To Use Them And Avoid A German Faux Pas
Whether it’s with your in-laws or in the workplace, making the switch from the ‘Sie’ form of address to ‘Du’ is an age-old German dilemma. Here’s how I figured it out.
Un Día En Español 6: Fake Wedding In Montevideo
In this episode of our podcast for Spanish beginners, Martina takes us to the strangest wedding ever.
What’s a Tandem Partner And How Should I Get One?
Simply put, a tandem partner speaks the language you want to practice, and seeks to practice the language you speak. Here’s my advice for finding one.
5 Things You Can Only Learn With Live Language Classes
App-based learning is more popular and accessible than ever, but sometimes, live classes can really hit the spot.
What’s The Difference Between Britain, England And The UK?
To the uninitiated, terms like “British” and “English” might seem interchangeable, but they are not.
The 7 Best Films For Learning Indonesian
With romcoms, dramas, comedies and more, you have lots of options for watching movies in Indonesian.
Un Día En Español 5: Surprise At The CN Tower
In this episode of our podcast for Spanish beginners, Ángela’s life changes forever atop a tower in Canada.
10 Of The Most Translated Books In The World
Unsurprisingly, children’s books and fairy tales dominate the list.
Quiz: Can You Tell Whether These German Words Are Real Or Fake?
German has lots of great, specific vocabulary. But don’t believe everything you read.
The 8 Best Films For Learning Norwegian
Take a break from studying with one of these excellent Norwegian movies.
What Is A Coup, Exactly?
Also, what exactly is the difference between a coup, an insurrection, and sedition? There are many terms that fall under the broad label of ‘overthrowing the government,’ but words don’t all mean the same thing.
How To Talk About Family In Swedish
Well, you see, there’s your mormor, your farmor, and then there’s your farfar and your morfar.
4 Ways To Learn A Language While Exercising (And Why It Helps!)
Did you know studying while exercising is linked to more effective language learning? Here are some tips for getting in shape and learning a new language — at the same time.
Un Día En Español 4: Meeting My Sister For The First Time
In this episode of our podcast for Spanish beginners, Melina describes meeting her sister for the very first time.