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Bilingual Jobs: How Video Editors Tell Stories In Any Language
An editor at a Chinese television station gives us insights into the art of storytelling in two languages.
5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn Spanish
By helping you improve your Spanish from the comfort of your bed, these shows provide the only excuse you need for binge-watching TV.
9 North American Polyglots Who Will Inspire Your Language Learning
Polyglots learn languages for all kinds of reasons, but they all love sharing their passion for language with others.
Thomas Moore Devlin
5 Stereotypes About Italians That Are Actually True
Are all those stereotypes about Italians a legend? An Italian living abroad reveals the truth.
Spanish-Language Media In The USA — A Vast Resource For Language Learners
Spanish-language media is everywhere in the U.S. — from TV to the internet, newspapers and radio. So if you want to learn Spanish, all you have to do is tune in!
What They Don’t Teach You In Spanish Lessons — Remote Encounters Diary, Part 1
My boyfriend and I were ready for something new in life, but what? How about a six-month bike tour from Patagonia to Peru? Wait a second, I can barely speak Spanish… what have I gotten myself into?
5 Professions That Require Unusual Language Skills
From opera singers belting out Verdi, to auctioneers speaking a mile a minute to shepherds whistling the latest local news, we profile jobs with wildly different linguistic skill sets.
7 Reasons Why Everyone Should Learn Languages, From A Guy Who Speaks 9
Looking for one good reason to learn a foreign language? How about seven? Advice from our resident expert on why picking up another language is a good idea.
8 German Words You’ll Struggle To Pronounce (If You’re Not German)
We chose the most difficult German words we could find and asked people learning German to pronounce them. Here’s what happened, with pronunciation tips below.
Why The &@$# Do We Swear?
What makes a word a swear word? Why do we swear? What happens in your brain when you drop an F-bomb? Straight from Brooklyn, NY: the science of swearing.
What’s The Difference Between Portuguese In Brazil And In Portugal?
Are Brazilian and European Portuguese two different languages or two sides of the same coin? To find out, we consulted the most reputable source we know: hand puppets!
The Modest Arsenal: 24 Hours In Istanbul With Only A Few Turkish Words
Even on my first day in Istanbul, a handful of words and phrases unlocked situations that would otherwise have remained out of reach.
Twins Learn A Language In A Week: The 7 Day Turkish Challenge
Can two guys learn Turkish in 7 days? It sounds impossible, but that’s exactly what Matthew and Michael Youlden intend to do.
Ed M. Wood
5 Tricks To Learn Spanish (Or Any Other Language) From 2 People Who Speak 11
Two polyglots discuss their shared love for the Spanish language and offer some tips for language learners.