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9 Surprising Polyglots Throughout History

9 Surprising Polyglots Throughout History

Cleopatra, James Joyce, Ho Chi Minh and other historical figures who added “polyglot” to their long list of accomplishments.
Bilingual Celebrities: Famous People Who Speak More Than One Language

Bilingual Celebrities: Famous People Who Speak More Than One Language

These bilingual celebrities, athletes, business leaders and politicians are great sources of inspiration for our language-learning pursuits.
Multilinguish Episode 2: Sapir-What?!

Multilinguish Episode 2: Sapir-What?!

Does speaking a certain language alter the way you think and perceive the world? In this episode, we debate the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis.
What Are The Languages Spoken In Switzerland?

What Are The Languages Spoken In Switzerland?

Switzerland is home to numerous linguistic communities who have banded together to create a nation where multilingualism is the daily norm. But what exactly makes the Swiss tick language-wise? Read on to find out!
How Knowing A Second Language Helped Me Learn A Third

How Knowing A Second Language Helped Me Learn A Third

Here’s how learning a second language in my twenties is helping me master a third language now. While I chose to learn French and then Mandarin, here’s how you can apply these learnings to any other languages.
17 US Movie Stars Who Speak Another Language

17 US Movie Stars Who Speak Another Language

You may know their movie credits by heart, but did you know these famous actors can speak more than one language?
These Adorable NYC Kids Will School You In Multiple Languages

These Adorable NYC Kids Will School You In Multiple Languages

At the International Academy of New York, kids are immersed in English, Mandarin and Spanish — as well as a lived commitment to diversity.
Bilingual Education: The Key To Building A Better Brain?

Bilingual Education: The Key To Building A Better Brain?

The latest research shatters long-held myths about bilingual education — rather than overwhelming children with too much information, it may actually aid attention control, reasoning, and flexible problem-solving. We talked with the head of an English-French immersion school to learn more.
How Knowing A Foreign Language Helps You In Stressful Situations

How Knowing A Foreign Language Helps You In Stressful Situations

Learning a new language can significantly help you manage day-to-day stress. We take a look at the five most common causes of stress and explain how language learning counteracts them. So you’ll become more relaxed AND speak a new language!
When Music Is Multilingual: 10 Artists Who Perform In Other Languages

When Music Is Multilingual: 10 Artists Who Perform In Other Languages

You don’t have to be completely fluent in another language to make your music more accessible to your fans around the world.
The Languages Of Queens: Diversity Capital Of The World

The Languages Of Queens: Diversity Capital Of The World

How many languages are spoken in Queens? Enough to satisfy your travel bug without breaking the bank on airfare.
Quiz: Do You Know How To Answer The Phone in 10 Languages?

Quiz: Do You Know How To Answer The Phone in 10 Languages?

You had me at hello. Or, wait, what was it you said?
Feeling Stuck At Work? Try Learning A New Language

Feeling Stuck At Work? Try Learning A New Language

The not-so-obvious benefits of learning a new language.
How Learning A Language Benefits Your Brain

How Learning A Language Benefits Your Brain

This is your brain on a new language.