Multilinguish: Code-Switching Decoded
In this episode of Multilinguish, we talk about code-switching: why do bilinguals so often switch between their languages?
How To Say ‘Please’ And ‘Thank You’ In 10 Languages
Being polite is key to making friends, not enemies. Here’s how to mind your manners in 10 foreign languages.
Creative Ways To Practice Speaking A New Language
Don’t let that beautiful voice of yours go to waste.
Pig Latin, Dog Latin And The World Of Non-Latin ‘Latin’ Codes
Trying to mask your message or disguise your dialogue? Pig Latin is here to elp-hay.
Tales From The Internet: Overheard Conversations In Other Languages
Eavesdropping is an art form. But that doesn’t mean what you hear is always going to be pretty.
Small Talk, Big World: Cracking The Art Of Chit-Chat Around The Globe
Small talk at home can be daunting enough. But how do you banter, yammer, palaver, and blather your way around the world?
Here’s The Best Way To Avoid Miscommunication
In this Q&A with communication educator Katherine Hampsten, we arrive at some essential advice for understanding others in the digital age.
You’re Using Rhetoric, Whether You Know It Or Not
All communication is a subtle form of persuasion. Here’s why understanding rhetoric can make you a better speaker, listener and language-learner.
6 Questions With Master Conversationalist Celeste Headlee
We spoke with national radio host Celeste Headlee about the art of conversing, why English speakers are some of the worst communicators, and how learning a new language can be one of the best ways to practice listening.
6 Questions With Master Conversationalist Celeste Headlee: Transcript
As part of our “6 Questions With” series, we spoke with national radio host Celeste Headlee about the art of conversing, why English speakers are some of the worst communicators, and how learning a new language can be one of the best ways to practice listening. Here’s the full interview.
6 Spanish Phrases To Impress Your Tinder Match
Want to stand out when messaging a potential romantic interest who speaks Spanish? Try one of these friendly expressions or clever pick-up lines.