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Why Does French Have So Many Unpronounced Letters?

Why Does French Have So Many Unpronounced Letters?

Ever struggled with French pronunciation? We explore why French spelling and speaking don’t match up, and how you can learn to live with that.
Swedish ‘Hen’ Is Here To Stay: The Success Of A Made-Up Gender-Neutral Pronoun

Swedish ‘Hen’ Is Here To Stay: The Success Of A Made-Up Gender-Neutral Pronoun

For a long time in Swedish, you had to choose between the masculine ‘han’ and feminine ‘hon’ pronouns. The Swedish ‘hen’ is changing that.
Jargon Watch: The Secret World Of Medical Slang

Jargon Watch: The Secret World Of Medical Slang

Or, how to tell what doctors and nurses really think of you … and each other.
Spring Traditions Around The World

Spring Traditions Around The World

When it starts getting warmer outside, there are more than a few creative ways to celebrate.
Alexa Fails: When Virtual Assistants Meet Virtually Any Foreign Accent Ever

Alexa Fails: When Virtual Assistants Meet Virtually Any Foreign Accent Ever

Alexa has an accent problem. Fortunately, this makes her an accidental comedian too.
Exclamations To Shout In Other Languages

Exclamations To Shout In Other Languages

‘Words to shout’ are probably not covered in the vocab section of your language class, but exclamations in other languages are very useful to know.
The 20 Most Common Norwegian Verbs (And How To Use Them)

The 20 Most Common Norwegian Verbs (And How To Use Them)

Language learning is hard and involves a lot of complicated grammar rules, right? Not when it comes to Norwegian verbs!
The Benefits Of Learning A Minority Language

The Benefits Of Learning A Minority Language

Why spend time and effort learning a language that only has a few thousand living speakers? As it turns out, there are plenty of reasons.
Multilinguish Episode 2: Sapir-What?!

Multilinguish Episode 2: Sapir-What?!

Does speaking a certain language alter the way you think and perceive the world? In this episode, we debate the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis.
How To Say ‘Welcome!’ In 10 Languages

How To Say ‘Welcome!’ In 10 Languages

Roll out the welcome mat for this handy translation guide.
How To Write The Date In Dutch

How To Write The Date In Dutch

With this handy Dutch date guide, calendar-induced confusion is a thing of the past.
ESL In The USA: What It Is And Where To Find It

ESL In The USA: What It Is And Where To Find It

English as a Second Language programs help a lot of people. Here’s a quick guide to what ESL is all about and where in the U.S. it can be accessed.
How To Talk About Transportation In French

How To Talk About Transportation In French

When you visit Paris, don’t get lost on the way to the Louvre! These words and phrases about transportation in French will help you get around.
How To Talk About Food And Drink In Portuguese

How To Talk About Food And Drink In Portuguese

You’re going to need a few ‘guardanapos’ and ‘obrigados’ where you’re going.
Lumos: Shedding Light On The Connection Between Latin And Magic

Lumos: Shedding Light On The Connection Between Latin And Magic

From Harry Potter spells to alchemy to demonic possession, Latin is the go-to language of magic. We explore how this came to be.
Why Is It Called ‘Latin’ America?

Why Is It Called ‘Latin’ America?

How Latin America got its name is, perhaps unsurprisingly, tied up in the historical colonization of the Americas.
Art Words Around The World: Terms To Create And Craft In Other Tongues

Art Words Around The World: Terms To Create And Craft In Other Tongues

When it comes to learning international and foreign language art words and terms, it’s okay if you’re starting out with a blank canvas.
Pig Latin, Dog Latin And The World Of Non-Latin ‘Latin’ Codes

Pig Latin, Dog Latin And The World Of Non-Latin ‘Latin’ Codes

Trying to mask your message or disguise your dialogue? Pig Latin is here to elp-hay.
These Aussies Share Their Secret To Speaking A New Language

These Aussies Share Their Secret To Speaking A New Language

Want to make the most of your big trip? By adding a new language to your toolkit in time for your upcoming holiday, you can make some unforgettable memories. These six Australians share how they did it and how you can too.