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5 Common French Mistakes You’re Probably Making

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On the road to learning French, there are many obstacles that trip up even the most dedicated students. Luckily you can learn from others, using the most common French mistakes that students make as a road map to navigate your own journey. Here are the top errors to avoid:   Take your French to the(…)


Cook & Learn: The Best International New Year’s Eve Recipes to Practise Foreign Languages

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As the new year approaches, it’s impossible to look back on 2020 and not feel it was a bit lacklustre (to say the least!). For this reason, we believe that this time around New Year’s Eve has to be a true celebration. Even though most countries around the world are still under COVID-19 restrictions, you(…)


Professional Benefits of Online Language Training

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If you are a professional, you know how important it is to constantly update yourself to be ahead of the game. Competition is fierce, and professionals need to learn the most in-demand skills if they want to stand out in the labour market. Knowing a foreign language will help you do just that. Yet, learning(…)


5 Addictive French Films You Can Stream Right Now

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Ah, Netflix. You may be cancelling half the shows we love or suggesting us things that show you really don’t know us at all. But you’re still our favourite place to go when we need something new to watch! Especially us language lovers. Where else would we go for films and shows in our target(…)


15 Mistakes That Make You Look Stupid in Spanish

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No one can learn a new language without making a few mistakes. Of course, that doesn’t make you feel any better when your cheeks are burning with shame after saying something incredibly stupid. If you’re learning Spanish then here are a few awkward mistakes to avoid:   →Sign Up Now: Free Trial Spanish Lesson With(…)


How to Learn a Language with Closed Captions

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Learning a language with movies and TV shows is a brilliant idea. You will not only be motivated and engaged but you’ll also be acquiring language in context instead of learning isolated rules or words. Now, platforms like YouTube and Netflix offer an amazing resource that can help advanced learners polish their skills even more:(…)


6 Podcasts That Will Make Your French Skills Soar

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It seems like just about everyone we speak to has a favourite podcast. And since we aren’t people who like to miss an opportunity, we are combining our love of podcasts with our passion for languages. Why not combine two incredible things into something fun! Podcasts are a super convenient way to learn, since you(…)


9 Surprising Facts About the English Language

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If you can successfully read and understand this article, you’re among the world’s 1.5 billion English speakers. Indeed, almost 1 in 5 people speaks English either as a first or a second language. But in addition to its immense worldwide prevalence, English has a lot of interesting quirks – ones that will surprise even native(…)


5 Things You Should Know Before Learning Turkish

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If you are planning to learn Turkish, you probably already know some of its most noticeable differences with English, like its alphabet. But the more you study the language, the more discrepancies appear! Let’s explore some below. 1. Turkish Has a Different Word Order One of the things many learners are not aware of before embarking(…)


12 Simple Russian Phrases You’re Guaranteed to Need

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Russian is one of the hardest languages for native English speakers to learn. Still, this shouldn’t keep you from studying the language. Doing so will allow you to visit the beautifully diverse Russia, where you can find modern cities to rival the Western capitals, as well as vast natural landscapes. If you want to get ready(…)