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Language Distinction: Going Dutch and Coming Back Afrikaans

In the same way that everyone knows the words to Bon Jovi’s “Living On A Prayer” without knowing how, why or where we learned the lyrics, everyone also knows that Dutch is closely related to Afrikaans (maybe some of you know “Living On A Prayer” in Dutch and Afrikaans; if that’s the case, we want(…)


5 incredible films to help you learn Portuguese

Learning Portuguese? Why not watch some Portuguese films to check what you already know, and improve your studies further? Watching films is an easy way to get used to how a language sounds, pick up some new vocabulary, and have the perfect guidance on pronunciation. All from the comfort of your couch! Not sure where(…)


5 great films to help you learn German

Learning German? There are many great movies that you can watch to improve your German skills. Click here to discover the best films to help you learn German!

So, you’re learning German, but you have a lot to do and never find the time to practise. We hear you! Why not find a German film to watch? Films are a great way to learn a new language, giving you exposure to pronunciation, colloquialisms, and a range of accents and dialects. So, where do(…)


South Africa’s “white only” places

South Africa is a diverse nation with a mix of languages, cultures, religions, and of course, origins. It is a popular tourist destination and a great place to do business, known as the rainbow nation and home to places like Cape Town, Kruger National Park, and Table Mountain. It is also home to a number(…)


Two great newspapers to help you learn French

Newspapers are an incredible resource when you are learning a language. No, seriously. Even if you find world news currently too miserable and foreboding, there is something interesting (or even maybe escapist?) to read in our newspapers. Don’t believe us? Then let us try to convince you! Here are some newspapers written in French that(…)