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Is German hard to learn? An honest guide

While German might not make the list of the easiest languages to learn, it isn't one of the top ten most difficult...
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How to learn English easily – 9 expert tips

Learning a new language can be a challenge, and English, in particular, is full of complexities. If you’re...

Meet Caleb the nine-year-old polyglot in the making

Ahead of our 11th birthday, we sat down with one of our top community members in the UK to find out more...
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10 Scottish phrases (and how to use them)

You’ve probably heard that Scotland has one of the most difficult English dialects to understand. But it doesn’t stop there!  Some cities even have different dialects...
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7 things you need to know about Ramadan

This year, Ramadan begins in early May and will be observed by most of the world's 1.8 billion Muslims. But how much...
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86 French words we often use in English

You’re probably aware that we regularly use plenty of French words in English. But did you know that around...

5 ways Easter is celebrated around the world

Easter is celebrated around the world in a range of different ways. Whilst many Easter traditions are associated with Christianity, some are inspired by a...

Easter phrases in different languages

With Easter just around the corner, we thought we'd share a list of words and phrases in different languages – and why they're interesting. Read...
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Marek Kohn: Why Babel fish will make us value languages more,...

Imagine having something small enough to put in your ear, that would translate what anybody said to you into the language of...

Spoonerisms, malapropisms, and other ways we mix up words

Ever mixed up words in a sentence or said the wrong word by accident? English can be a...