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5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn Russian

5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn Russian

Why is a Russian O sometimes pronounced like [a], how do you roll a Russian R, and which false friends should you look out for?
How To Compliment Someone In French

How To Compliment Someone In French

For when someone has that certain je ne sais quoi.
Hot Tip: Pronouncing The French ‘U’

Hot Tip: Pronouncing The French ‘U’

On one hand, you’ve got ‘u.’ On the other, you’ve got ‘ou.’
5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn Portuguese

5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn Portuguese

Want to succumb to the charms of Portuguese? We have tips to help you start speaking the language more easily.
Spanish Lesson: La Plaza De España De Sevilla

Spanish Lesson: La Plaza De España De Sevilla

Learn about the plaza that was once hosted a world’s fair, as well as the cast of Star Wars.
How To Compliment Someone In Spanish

How To Compliment Someone In Spanish

For when you’re tired of just saying ‘me gusta’ about everything.
Spanish Lesson: Los Pueblos Mágicos De México

Spanish Lesson: Los Pueblos Mágicos De México

Learn about the cities in Mexico that are recognized for their beauty, history and traditions.
Hot Tip: Pronouncing The Italian ‘Gli’ Sound

Hot Tip: Pronouncing The Italian ‘Gli’ Sound

It’s a tough sound to master, but you can always fake it until you make it.
11 Words Invented By Italian-Americans

11 Words Invented By Italian-Americans

It’s not all “gabagool.” Here’s a fun collection of words invented by Italian-American immigrants during the past century.
5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn Italian

5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn Italian

Is it difficult to learn Italian? Maybe you just need some hints to help you succeed. Here are our 5 very specific tips for learning Italian, from a linguist and Italian native speaker!
10 Myths About The French Language

10 Myths About The French Language

Etymology: an exact science? Not if you consider the questionable origins of certain words put forward by folk etymology.
Spanish Slang Through The Decades

Spanish Slang Through The Decades

Let’s take a linguistic journey through the Spanish of Spain from decades past.
Hot Tip: Making Small Talk In English

Hot Tip: Making Small Talk In English

Small talk is kind of a big deal when you’re trying to master the nuances of English.
Italian Modal Verbs And How To Use Them

Italian Modal Verbs And How To Use Them

In Italian, modality is expressed by the verbs volere, potere and dovere. Here’s a guide to how these everyday modal verbs work.