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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?

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? Read on to discover more about the far reaches of the French language.
8 Spanish Words The English Language Is Missing

8 Spanish Words The English Language Is Missing

The following eight Spanish words have been carefully selected from two years on the Iberian peninsula spent studying the language and befriending its people.
Fake German Words You Really Need To Learn, But Don’t Actually Exist

Fake German Words You Really Need To Learn, But Don’t Actually Exist

What’s the deal with all these new words, where do they come from, and who’s the Italian upstart who’s taken to inventing new German words?
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!
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.
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.
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.