Tag Archives: Pop Culture

Learning a Language through Social Media

There’s a lot of things to be said about social media, both good and bad, and chances are there is at least a couple of social media apps on all of our phones. We know about the importance of networking, creating the right image, even using the latest meme to get our point across, but(…)


9 Earworms that Will Help You Learn Languages

Sometimes when you turn on the radio, you find yourself mumbling along to words to songs you’d not normally want anything to do with. These earworms wriggle their way into your head, and the next thing you know, you’re word perfect for the lyrics to a Justin Bieber song. The horror. But what if these(…)


The Top 5 Sci-Fi Language Translation Tools of the Future

Google Translate and its counterparts have revolutionised the way we translate language. That is a bold statement, we know. However, if you had the pleasure of translating a word or two by yourself, before these services came to life, which for Google Translate was in April 2006, trawling through website upon website for a good,(…)


Badly Translated TV Show Titles Around the World

If there is one true thing that brings us all together, from whichever corner of the globe we reside in to whatever we do to fill our days, surely it is something that is noble, profound, the kind of thing that gets us up in the morning, puts a spring in our step, and shines(…)


Every Day is a [Language] School Day

Language is one of the truest demonstrations of every day being a school day, and that learning is never really ever done. Don’t believe us? Well hold on to your fez, because using some of our favourite pop culture we are going to demonstrate just that, by not only introducing some new vocabulary to you,(…)


Esperanto Pop Culture is Alive and Kicking

Esperanto is merely a language pipe dream of international communication and understanding, right? An almost-obsolete experiment that few people have heard of and even fewer actually use. If that’s the case, then why has it cropped up so often in some of our favourite pop culture? Before you disagree, let us cite our sources… TV(…)