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School Of British Accents: The Cockney Accent

School Of British Accents: The Cockney Accent

Love London? Then it’s time you realised your dream of speaking like a real cockney!
Quintessential Fall — How Other Countries Celebrate Autumn

Quintessential Fall — How Other Countries Celebrate Autumn

We know Americans have an obsession with fall, but how do people around the world ring in the season? (It goes far beyond Pumpkin Spice Lattes!)
5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn French

5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn French

Fallen in love with French, but still struggling to make yourself understood? Here are our top 5 tips to learn French, brought to you by one of our French linguistics experts.
The 1970s Slang Phrases That Defined The Decade

The 1970s Slang Phrases That Defined The Decade

Time to boogie on back to the decade of disco.
How Many People Speak Catalan, And Where Is It Spoken?

How Many People Speak Catalan, And Where Is It Spoken?

It’s a common mistake to assume Catalan is a dialect of Spanish. In truth, it is very much its own regional language.
The Language Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights

The Language Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights

It’s the most-translated document in the entire world, but what really is the UDHR?
How To Use Prefixes, Suffixes And Infixes

How To Use Prefixes, Suffixes And Infixes

When you’re learning a new language, it can always be helpful to break words down into parts.
School Of British Accents: The Welsh Accent

School Of British Accents: The Welsh Accent

One of the UK’s most-loved accents, Welsh English is as melodic as it is challenging!
A Guide To The Colors In Other Languages

A Guide To The Colors In Other Languages

Learn the colors in 13 languages with our helpful guides!
5 Very Specific, Very Useful Tips To Learn Spanish

5 Very Specific, Very Useful Tips To Learn Spanish

Is it too ambitious to say that after reading this article you’ll understand Spanish way better? Well, I’m willing to take that risk.
The Best 1960s Slang To Get Your Groove On

The Best 1960s Slang To Get Your Groove On

Looking for a blast from the past? Join us as we revisit some of the grooviest 1960s slang.
A Guide To Nahuatl, An Influential Language Rich In History

A Guide To Nahuatl, An Influential Language Rich In History

The various Nahua peoples live in Central America and they’re united by two common languages: Nahuatl and Spanish.
How Many People Speak German, And Where Is It Spoken?

How Many People Speak German, And Where Is It Spoken?

German is one of the most popular languages in the world, and you might be surprised by how many places it’s spoken.
The 2000s Slang That Defined The Decade

The 2000s Slang That Defined The Decade

The 2000s weren’t that long ago, but some of these terms will feel like they’re from a different lifetime.
How And When To Use Spanish Modal Verbs

How And When To Use Spanish Modal Verbs

Learn a tricky part of Spanish grammar with the help of some music.
School Of British Accents: The Yorkshire Accent

School Of British Accents: The Yorkshire Accent

Yorkshire is home to one of the UK’s most-loved accents, but mastering it is no mean feat!
Hot Tip: Spanish Tongue Twisters

Hot Tip: Spanish Tongue Twisters

Sometimes, you just need to make things difficult for yourself on purpose.
An Introduction To Quechua, One Of The World’s Most Widely Spoken Indigenous Languages

An Introduction To Quechua, One Of The World’s Most Widely Spoken Indigenous Languages

Quechua is a macrolanguage with more than 10 million speakers in seven Latin American countries: Chile, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil and Peru.