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Young woman using her laptop sitting on a couch studying the personal pronouns in English

Apr 18, 2023

English personal pronouns: A guide for you and me

Personal pronouns are words that we use to refer to people or things without using their proper names. In English,...

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Apr 06, 2023

The 5 best films on the Cold War 

The Cold War was a decades-long period (1947–1991) of rivalry and geopolitical tension between the United States and the Soviet...

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Apr 05, 2023

What language is spoken in French Polynesia?

French Polynesia is a group of 121 islands and atolls in the South Pacific Ocean. Officially, it’s an overseas collectivity...

Young woman eating street food in Cologne in the honeymoon stage of culture shock

Mar 31, 2023

What is culture shock?

Moving abroad can be a great way to find new opportunities for work, learn a new language and try a...

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Mar 30, 2023

The Florida accent: Speech in the Sunshine State

In the latest edition of our American Accents series, we’re heading to Florida to bask in the speech and slang...

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Mar 15, 2023

Living in France: 6 pros and cons

Many people dream of living in France to fully experience its beautiful landscapes, incredible cuisine and idyllic lifestyle. While the...

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Mar 01, 2023

A quick guide to French Sign Language

French Sign Language (FSL) was created in the 1600s and today is used by roughly 100,000 French speakers in France...

Female traveller next to a Lisbon tram wondering about the cost of living in Europe

Feb 17, 2023

What’s the cost of living in Europe? 

Are you thinking of moving to Europe? Do you dream of spending a month practicing French in Paris, or a...

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Jan 31, 2023

8 British exclamations of surprise

The British are renowned for their colorful use of language. Combine all those whimsical expressions with a dizzying range of...

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Jan 31, 2023

8 other words for “thank you” in English

It’s important to be polite when speaking a foreign language — and few things are more polite than thanking someone...

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Jan 30, 2023

18 common gestures around the world

Have you ever thought about how much communication is non-verbal? From body language to tone of voice, the way we...

Happy couple who doesn't speak the same language sitting on the couch looking at a phone

Jan 27, 2023

How couples who don’t speak the same language can make their relationship work

Couples who don’t speak the same first language face many unique challenges that partners from a common background don’t face....