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  • Spanish proverbs

    25/09/2013

    Check out these Spanish proverbs below and see how many you can guess from the literal translation. If you have any more to add to the list, do let us know!...

  • Multilingual cities

    12/09/2013

    Which UK city has the densest linguistic diversity in the UK? Before you guess, it isn’t London... Multilingual Manchester Manchester leads the UK as the city with most dense linguistic diversity...

  • Unique Texas German dialect

    07/06/2013

    It’s widely known that the German language is spoken throughout Europe in countries other than Germany, such as Switzerland and Austria. Venturing further afield however, you might be surprised to learn about the research currently being conducted by a German professor in the US state of Texas...

  • Favourite French ‘Englishisms’

    07/06/2013

    Following the recent debate regarding French universities teaching courses in English, here are a list of our favourite ‘Englishisms’: English terms used colloquially in France, often in weird and wonderful ways!...

  • Argentinean village emerges after 25 years under water

    07/06/2013

    Epecuen, a lakeside resort in Argentina, was submerged under water in 1985 after a particularly heavy rainstorm devastated the village and forced occupants to abandon their homes...

  • Famous people who speak foreign languages

    07/06/2013

    Never judge a book by its cover! Can you guess which languages, other than English, are spoken by the celebrities listed below?...

  • Top holiday destinations from films: Part II

    27/05/2013

    Join us for Part II of our global journey through film from the comfort of your desk… BARCELONA, SPAIN – Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) F eaturing famous attractions such as Park Güell (a UNESCO World Heritage site), the Sagrada Familia and the historic Gothic quarter as well as other less well-kno...

  • How to say thank you in…

    02/05/2013

    How to say thank you in different languages Lost for words when the waiter hands you a cocktail? Hate feeling like a tourist?...

  • Top holiday destinations from films: Part I

    26/04/2013

    Need a break from the daily grind? Take a trip to one of these stunning locations featured in films and you’ll feel like a film star in no time!...

  • Eight facts about China

    26/04/2013

    Here’s a bonus fact to start: we included eight facts as the number 8 is considered lucky in China. Continuing the number theme, instead of 13, number 4 is considered unlucky in China. Contrary to popular belief, the fortune cookie is not a Chinese invention...

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