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Why Is Sparkling Water All Over Europe?

Why Is Sparkling Water All Over Europe?

Have you ever ordered water in Europe and been gotten a carbonated beverage instead? Here’s why Europe prefers fizzy over flat water (and how to avoid it in the future).
How To Convince Your Friends To Learn a New Language With You

How To Convince Your Friends To Learn a New Language With You

It takes two to tango, and having a partner when you’re learning a language isn’t a bad idea either.
How To Reignite Your Passion For Learning A Language

How To Reignite Your Passion For Learning A Language

We have some tips for translating your burning-hot desire to learn into a more sustainable relationship with your target language.
6 Language-Learning Hacks That Actually Work (And 3 That Don’t)

6 Language-Learning Hacks That Actually Work (And 3 That Don’t)

Hacks are plentiful. Hacks with substance? A little fewer and farther between.
How To Include Language Skills On Your Resume

How To Include Language Skills On Your Resume

What’s the best way to describe your language skills on your resume? And what section do they go in? We have some helpful tips.
How Many People Speak English, And Where Is It Spoken?

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

Did you know English is by far the world’s most studied language? And that 20% of the world speaks it? Read on to learn more interesting facts about the English language.
Italian Words Used By Singers And Musicians

Italian Words Used By Singers And Musicians

Music may be universal, but musical notation is Italian. If you sing or play a musical instrument (or want to start), you better learn these Italian words.
Why You’re Never Too Old To Learn A Language

Why You’re Never Too Old To Learn A Language

We now know that training changes your brain even after only a few sessions. Translation: older brains can change too.
Why I Choose To Learn Minority Languages

Why I Choose To Learn Minority Languages

Mandarin, Spanish, English and Arabic may be the “super languages” of the modern era, but minority languages like Catalan, Breton and Cornish are crucial for the diversity of our cultural DNA.
How To Travel Without A Guidebook

How To Travel Without A Guidebook

If you’re seeking a “more authentic” travel experience, ditch the guidebook and try speaking some of the local language. It will get you much further than you might think.
Boogeymen From Around The World

Boogeymen From Around The World

This Halloween, get a lesson in supernatural scare tactics from the Boogeyman and 14 of his cousins.
7 Reasons Why Every American Should Learn Spanish

7 Reasons Why Every American Should Learn Spanish

Embrace your place in los Estados Unidos!
Unlocking Language Secrets

Unlocking Language Secrets

How the rosetta stone cracked the hieroglyphics code