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Can ASMR Help You Learn A Language?

Can ASMR Help You Learn A Language?

An exploration of ASMR, the brain sensations taking the internet by storm, and the potential for it to help you learn a new language.
Bilingual Jobs: How Video Editors Tell Stories In Any Language

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

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

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.
5 Stereotypes About Italians That Are Actually True

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 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

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

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

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)

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?

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?

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

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

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.