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10 Great Movies Set In New York City

New York is an incredibly attractive city. It is the city tourists often decide to visit when travelling to the United States and its cosmopolitan population make for an inimitable atmosphere and charm. It is therefore no wonder that it has been chosen for the scenery of many movies, from all-time classics such as Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) and The Godfather (1972) to superhero movies featuring the likes of Spider-Man and other Marvel characters.

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French Regional Slang and Expressions

Although most French people can understand each other very easily even when talking to somebody from a different region (which might not be the case in countries such as German-speaking ones where regional dialects are more distinct from each other), several French words have very region-specific variations that you need to know!

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The Unexpected Benefits of Learning a Second Language

In today’s fast-paced, connected and globalized world, knowing more than one language is becoming essential. Of course, the first benefit is that language skills allow you to communicate with more people and in a better way, which is invaluable. Knowing an additional language also lets you gain access to new resources that you are able to understand without the filter of translation, such as books, music, or movies. Learning a new language therefore gives you the keys to a new culture that will enrich your life and the way you navigate through the world. But aside from these obvious perks, speaking two or more languages has additional benefits you may not expect. Here they are.

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