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Ed M. Wood
Ed M. Wood is originally from Wells, the smallest city in England, and now lives in Berlin. He studied Psychology at the University of Southampton before working as a teacher and translator in Spain, England and Germany. He then undertook a MA in Political Science in Bath, Berlin and Madrid. His main interests lie in the areas of language, culture and travel.
Articles by Ed
5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn German

5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn German

Are you ready for some serious tips for learning German? We’ll guide you through some very specific areas of German to help you get your head around this complicated but majestic language.
Whatever Your Motivation, Our App Will Get You Speaking A New Language

Whatever Your Motivation, Our App Will Get You Speaking A New Language

Whatever your motivation to learn a language, there’s never been such a diversity of high-quality resources to support your journey.
How To Kiss In 9 Languages

How To Kiss In 9 Languages

Kissing, it seems, is a rather complicated business. Not only is there a plethora of tonsil-tennis vocabulary to learn, but there’s also a whole load of etiquette!
How This App Is Helping Brits To Speak A New Language

How This App Is Helping Brits To Speak A New Language

Brits have a bad reputation when it comes to speaking foreign languages, but things might be changing… The winning methodology behind the Babbel language learning app is convincing Brits to break the mould and take the first steps towards multilingualism.
5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Travel Alone At Least Once In Their Life

5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Travel Alone At Least Once In Their Life

Why are more and more people travelling alone and how can you benefit from the experience? We dive into five reasons why everyone should try it at least once in their life.
The 7 Most Common Embarrassing Mistakes That English Speakers Make In Spanish — And How to Avoid Them!

The 7 Most Common Embarrassing Mistakes That English Speakers Make In Spanish — And How to Avoid Them!

We all make mistakes when trying to speak Spanish, but the most embarrassing ones can be avoided. Keep reading to save yourself the embarrassment in the future.
The 6 Most Common Embarrassing Mistakes That English Speakers Make In Italian — And How To Avoid Them!

The 6 Most Common Embarrassing Mistakes That English Speakers Make In Italian — And How To Avoid Them!

We all make mistakes when trying to speak Italian, but the most embarrassing ones can be avoided. Keep reading to avoid these common pitfalls for English speakers!
5 Travel Hacks To Live (And Speak!) Like A Local

5 Travel Hacks To Live (And Speak!) Like A Local

These tips for travelers really work, even if you’re a last-minute planner who hasn’t learned any of the local language (yet).
Hallo, And 17 Other Ways To Say Hello In German

Hallo, And 17 Other Ways To Say Hello In German

Learn the different ways to say “hello” in the German language. You’ll fit right in regardless of where you are in the country, and you’ll master the meaning of the little two-letter salutatory conundrum “na.”