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Learn One Of These 7 Languages To Boost Your Career Prospects

Learn One Of These 7 Languages To Boost Your Career Prospects

Whether you’re hoping to advance in your current role or seeking fresh opportunities abroad, being bilingual will give you a major advantage over your monolingual colleagues (and rivals!).
An Introduction To Etymology: Eight Great Word Origins

An Introduction To Etymology: Eight Great Word Origins

What is etymology, and why is it important? Join us on an excursion into the world of eight common words’ delightfully convoluted backstories.
Secret Languages, Discreet Loves: How Does Queer Slang Differ Around The World?

Secret Languages, Discreet Loves: How Does Queer Slang Differ Around The World?

Throughout the world, queer people have developed forms of communication with one another that outsiders can’t understand. What are these secret languages like?
10 Foreign Language Tattoo Fails That’ll Make You Reconsider That Permanent Souvenir

10 Foreign Language Tattoo Fails That’ll Make You Reconsider That Permanent Souvenir

Seriously, why wouldn’t you check with a native speaker first?
How Films And TV Are Saving Endangered Languages

How Films And TV Are Saving Endangered Languages

Can a surge of movies and TV shows protect endangered languages on the brink of extinction?
What Language Is Spoken In Iran?

What Language Is Spoken In Iran?

Hint: ‘Farsi’ is just what Iranians call ‘Persian.’
Exclamations To Shout In Other Languages

Exclamations To Shout In Other Languages

‘Words to shout’ are probably not covered in the vocab section of your language class, but exclamations in other languages are very useful to know.
Seven Waves And Red Underwear: 6 New Year’s Eve Traditions From Around The World

Seven Waves And Red Underwear: 6 New Year’s Eve Traditions From Around The World

There’s more to New Year’s Eve than simply enjoying a few glasses of something bubbly.
What Language Is Spoken In Egypt?

What Language Is Spoken In Egypt?

Case in point: spoken language and written language aren’t always the same thing.
How Many Languages Are There In The World?

How Many Languages Are There In The World?

How many languages are there? Why do some languages disappear while others grow and become more important? And how can you prevent languages from dying out?
What Language Is Spoken In Thailand?

What Language Is Spoken In Thailand?

There’s Thai. And then there are the other 72 languages.
Multilinguish: Dead And Endangered Languages

Multilinguish: Dead And Endangered Languages

In this episode of Multilinguish, we explore what it means for languages to die (and occasionally come back to life again).
What Languages Are Spoken In Greenland?

What Languages Are Spoken In Greenland?

A linguistic look at the world’s largest island.
What Is A Pidgin?

What Is A Pidgin?

Pidgins are perhaps the best expression of people trying to communicate across language lines.