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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

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

Did you know that French is one of the fastest growing languages in the world and that about half of all French speakers live in Africa?

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).

6 Embarrassing Mistakes English Speakers Make In Italian — And How To Avoid Them

When speaking Italian, you might want to double check what word for “excited” you’re using.

7 Embarrassing Mistakes 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.

Who Are The Most Multilingual Celebrities In The World?

We’ve compiled a list of some of the most impressively multilingual celebrities, focusing on the stars of the silver screen.

5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn German

Are you ready for some serious tips for learning German?

Language And Football: How The Beautiful Game Became Multilingual, And How The Players Cope

Football teams feature a wonderfully diverse array of players. In this multilingual environment, how do players understand one another?

Is Learning A Language While Sleeping Possible?

What would you do if you had eight extra hours a day?

The Top 5 Reasons To Learn Italian

Want to learn a foreign language, but can’t decide which one? Here’s why Italian might be the best choice.