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The 15 Most Common Russian Verbs (And How To Use Them)

The 15 Most Common Russian Verbs (And How To Use Them)

What are the 15 most common verbs in Russian and how are they conjugated? Here’s a handy introduction for beginners!
Are Kids Speaking Differently Because Of COVID?

Are Kids Speaking Differently Because Of COVID?

Disrupted routines and limited peer interactions have had a noticeable effect on children’s language development. What are the long-term implications, if any?
The Story Of Blissymbolics: An Attempt At Universal Symbol Language

The Story Of Blissymbolics: An Attempt At Universal Symbol Language

Could a well-designed written language be the key to uniting the world?
The 20 Most Common Portuguese Verbs (And How To Use Them)

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

What are the most important Portuguese verbs and how are they conjugated? We’ve prepared a learning guide to help you get familiar with these most common verbs!
Behind the scenes: Alex Sulim (he/him)

Behind the scenes: Alex Sulim (he/him)

Alex talks to us about the growth mindset and about Hack && Tell, which is a monthly innovation event he and his team conjured up.
A Cultural History Of The Avocado

A Cultural History Of The Avocado

Delicious as it might be on toast, the avocado has also taken on a massive share of cultural significance since its days as a humble prehistoric fruit.
Ice Cream Around The World: 7 Tasty Summer Treats

Ice Cream Around The World: 7 Tasty Summer Treats

Cool off this summer with a delicious dessert from another country. Here’s your guide to ice cream around the world.
Read The World: 10 Books About Stockholm

Read The World: 10 Books About Stockholm

Swedish literature is a lot more than just Scandinavian noir (though, admittedly, there is a lot of that).
13 American Regional Slang Terms You Need To Know

13 American Regional Slang Terms You Need To Know

The internet may be homogenizing the way we speak, but for now, we’ve still got ‘yinz’ and ‘jawn.’
Our Favorite Neapolitan Expressions And How To Use Them

Our Favorite Neapolitan Expressions And How To Use Them

Heading to Naples? Here’s a couple dozen phrases it might be useful to know.
A Pronunciation Guide To The Norwegian Alphabet

A Pronunciation Guide To The Norwegian Alphabet

Norwegian looks pretty similar to English, but there are some important differences.
The Best French Dictionaries To Use When You’re Learning The Language

The Best French Dictionaries To Use When You’re Learning The Language

Because sometimes, one French dictionary isn’t enough.
The 20 Most Common Verbs In German (And How To Use Them)

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

What are the most important verbs in German, how do you conjugate them and how do you use them? Here’s a handy intro to German verbs.
Is French Still The Language Of Molière?

Is French Still The Language Of Molière?

400 years after the greatest French playwright was born, the name Molière is associated with the French language more than ever.
Read The World: Books About Rio De Janeiro

Read The World: Books About Rio De Janeiro

If you can’t physically go to Rio, here’s the second best thing.
The 20 Most Common Italian Verbs (And How To Use Them!)

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

With these 20 most common Italian verbs, you can already put together hundreds of sentences without much effort. Here’s where to start your Italian learning quest.
Quiz: Which Language Should You Learn?

Quiz: Which Language Should You Learn?

Take this short quiz — at the end, you’ll know which language is best for you to learn.