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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Italian Animal Names?

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Italian Animal Names?

So you’ve got your Italian food vocab down pat (for obvious reasons), but do you know how to talk about animals?
Why Do Some Languages Have A Formal ‘You’?

Why Do Some Languages Have A Formal ‘You’?

In Spanish it’s ‘tú’ and ‘usted,’ in French ‘tu’ and ‘vous,’ and that’s just the start.
All In The Language Family: The Uralic Languages

All In The Language Family: The Uralic Languages

The Uralic Language family might not be as well known as some of its neighbors, but it does boast some interesting linguistic features.
How To Talk About Free Time In Norwegian

How To Talk About Free Time In Norwegian

Spend some of your free time learning how to talk about your free time in Norwegian.
How To Pull Off An International Vacation From Home

How To Pull Off An International Vacation From Home

With the right online resources and a bit of imagination, you can travel virtually anywhere in the world…virtually. Here, we take you on a digital vacation to Italy to show you how it’s done.
Naming The Parts Of The Body In Danish

Naming The Parts Of The Body In Danish

Would you like en hånd with that?
Russian Basics: Resources For Language Learners

Russian Basics: Resources For Language Learners

Everything we’ve ever written about Russian, all in one place.
How To Talk About Free Time In Dutch

How To Talk About Free Time In Dutch

Sometimes all you want to do is zonnebaden en lezen (‘to sunbathe and read’).
How To Use The News To Learn A New Language

How To Use The News To Learn A New Language

Keeping up with current events can be educational in more ways than one.
How People Commemorate Memorial Day Around The World

How People Commemorate Memorial Day Around The World

Memorial Day differs quite a bit depending on what country you’re in.
All In The Language Family: The Celtic Languages

All In The Language Family: The Celtic Languages

The Celtic languages are pretty much only found in the British Isles today, but were at one point spoken throughout Europe.
5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn Norwegian

5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn Norwegian

From holiday rom-coms to Scandinavian noir, we’ve got a wide range of Norwegian TV shows to supplement your studies.
Naming The Parts Of The Body In Polish

Naming The Parts Of The Body In Polish

From your głowa down to your toe, the parts of the body are important to know.
How To Talk About Free Time In Portuguese

How To Talk About Free Time In Portuguese

Spend some free time learning how to talk about your free time.
What Are The Most Spoken Languages In The U.S.?

What Are The Most Spoken Languages In The U.S.?

Exploring America’s most common languages and the geography and culture of the people who speak them.
You’ve Really Knocked It Outta The Park: Encouraging Words From Around The World

You’ve Really Knocked It Outta The Park: Encouraging Words From Around The World

Uninspired and in need of some motivation? We could all use a little encouragement from time to time, especially when trying to learn a new language. And often, a friend’s small words of encouragement are exactly what we need to put the wind back in our sails.
8 Books To Help You Learn English

8 Books To Help You Learn English

From classic children’s literature to Hemingway, there’s something on here for English learners of all skill levels.