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Quotes about languages

The European Day of Languages was only a few days ago (you can read the article here), but that doesn’t mean that languages aren’t important today. We need languages to speak and to understand each other. Because of that there are also a lot of quotes about languages which could be very inspiring and good …

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Why should learning a new language be your number one New Year’s resolution?

  Why should learning a new language be your number one New Year’s resolution?     With over two weeks into the new year, it’s time for a validation of your New Year’s resolutions. Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? What are they? And most importantly have you done anything to get …

5 benefits of being bilingual

5 benefits of being bilingual   Learning a foreign language (even just one!) can have many benefits. Have you ever thought about the benefits that being bilingual could bring to you? Continue reading to find out about the most interesting benefits of being bilingual or multilingual. The more foreign languages you know the bigger your …

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Mutual intelligibility between languages

  Mutual intelligibility between languages   When it comes to languages, mutual intelligibility is when two or more languages are similar enough that their speakers can understand each other without intentionally learning the foreign language. This similarity can be based on just tones, words or even sentences. Compare language schools on CourseFinders.com and read reviews …

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Polyglot profile: John Fotheringham

  Polyglot profile: John Fotheringham   John Fotheringham describes himself as a languaholic as he loves learning, speaking and teaching languages. Travel is also his passion and he has been living in Japan, China, Taiwan and Bangladesh. He is the founder of Language Mastery, which he created to help out adult language learners. He can …

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Polyglot profile: Richard Simcott

  Polyglot profile: Richard Simcott   Richard Simcott is a life-long language learner from Chester, England who studied more than 40 languages. Apart from being a language learner he is also a language teacher and consultant working worldwide. His experience is valued in the language learning community, he consulted for articles about languages learning in …