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Albanian Explained: A Beginner’s Guide to the Albanian Language

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Albanian is a beautiful language that developed in Southern Europe. It has an official character in Albania and Kosovo, as well as being a lesser-used language in the Balkans. However, chances are you’ve only heard it once in Liam Neeson’s Taken (In case you don’t remember, Neeson’s daughter was kidnapped by a group of Albanians!). Here are the eight most interesting facts about this(…)


4 Valentine’s Day Gifts that Your Partner Will Never Forget

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As people around the world start to think of the best Valentine’s gifts for their significant others, we have decided to acknowledge a widely known but often silenced truth: 14th February might be the most romantic day of the year, but for those who have little imagination, it can also be quite nerve-racking. You know(…)


What Are These Kids Saying? Cracking the Code On Gen Z Slang

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Language is an ever-changing and highly flexible cultural artifact. This flexibility is due, in part, to the appearance of new hip terms and lingo coined by different generations. Boomers, for example, are often confused about millennials’ obscure use of slang, which is very much influenced by the culture that they grew up in. But it is the children(…)


English Alternatives: The Most Common Second Languages to Learn

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English might be the most popular second language for people around the world to learn, but it certainly isn’t the only one. And this makes sense, right? We live in a society where people are constantly moving, and that often means relocation for jobs, remote working, communication with overseas clients, etc. There is definitely more(…)


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(…)


Exercise May Be the Key to Helping You Better Learn a New Language

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Dragging yourself to the gym every other morning at 7 am may seem like a complete drag, but you do it because you know it’s good for you! Similarly, learning a new language is great for your brain, but there are still days where you’d rather curl up under a blanket with a plate of(…)


9 Surprising Facts About the Russian Language

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So you’ve learned about the rise and fall of the USSR, you’ve read Tolstoy’s War and Peace, and you’ve even listened to some operas by Tchaikovsky. But how much do you really know about the Russian language? Did you know that astronauts have to learn Russian before going into space? Or that Russian speakers are(…)


How Watching La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) Online Can Help You Learn Spanish

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If you are both looking for a new series to watch on Netflix and searching for ways to improve your Spanish, then do we have the perfect suggestion for you! La Casa de Papel, or Money Heist as it’s known in English speaking countries, is now in its third season on Netflix. And since loyal(…)