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COMMON MISTAKES IN ENGLISH MADE BY SPANISH SPEAKERS

The common mistakes made by Spanish speakers are all too familiar to me. As a Brit in Barcelona it has been something of a bumpy ride in terms of my own language learning.

Jan 9, 2018 by Matt

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LANGUAGES ONLINE: HOW TO LEARN FOR FREE

Learning languages online is an increasingly popular topic of discussion and even lucrative business strategy as people realise the value of multilingualism.

Dec 19, 2017 by Matt

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OFFICE BEHAVIOUR AND ETIQUETTE AROUND THE WORLD

Heading off to work abroad is undoubtedly exciting. You get to meet new people, experience life in a different country and put your language skills to good use

Dec 12, 2017 by Matt

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GERMAN TEST: HOW GOOD IS YOUR GERMAN?

You have probably already heard that German is the most demanded language (behind English) on the job market

Nov 29, 2017 by Viktoriya

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HOW TO SPEND CHRISTMAS AWAY FROM HOME

Christmas away from home is always tough – if you’ve never experienced one then take it from the rest of us. But if you live and work abroad then it is often a reality.

Nov 28, 2017 by Matt

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NATIVE OR NON-NATIVE: WHO MAKES A BETTER ENGLISH TEACHER?

Who is it best to learn a language from: a NEST or a NNEST? It is a battle that has raged across social media groups of languages teachers and teachers’ forums for years.

Sep 14, 2017 by Matt

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TOP CHEAP CITIES IN EUROPE

Moving around Europe is possible even when you're on a strict budget. You just have to know how to save it... and where to go. These are the cheapest and most recommended cities in Europe

Sep 12, 2017 by Saul

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FRENCH TEST: HOW GOOD IS YOUR FRENCH?

French, like English, is a leading language in the business world, with French being the second most learned language in the world after English and the ninth most spoken. How good is your French?

Sep 6, 2017 by Tatiana

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DUTCH IS DYING. SO WHY DON’T THE DUTCH CARE?

Many linguists are predicting the imminent death of Dutch. But who is to blame for this sad decline and why aren't the Dutch doing anything to stop it?

Aug 29, 2017 by Matt

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THE SECRET BROTHER OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE

It's not a thing that most of us know, but English language has a brother among Germanic languages that sounds so similar to it. Get to know more about it in this article!

Aug 15, 2017 by Saul

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WHAT TIME DOES YOUR COMPETITION SEARCH FOR A JOB?

As a jobseeker and as a hiring company, it is essential to know the peaks and troughs of activity in the job market. Find out when a competition is most active.

Aug 1, 2017 by Matt

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WHAT MAKES BERLIN SO GREAT

Whether you're thinking of relocating to the German capital or you just wanted to find out more about it, you have to read about how great this city is.

Jul 19, 2017 by Matt

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SPANISH TEST: HOW GOOD IS YOUR SPANISH?

Put your language skills to the test with our Spanish quiz! Spanish is one of the world's most employable languages so it's good to have a good level.

Jul 13, 2017 by Saul

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ENGLISH TEST: HOW GOOD IS YOUR ENGLISH?

Testing your English honestly, and finding out the areas you can improve is a good step on the way to mastering the language that is dominating the business world.

Jun 20, 2017 by Matt

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WHAT LANGUAGE SHOULD YOU LEARN?

Do you want to learn a new language? Maybe German to increase your employability, or Swedish to impress attractive Swedes? Our infographics should help.

May 4, 2017 by Matt

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10 REASONS WHY GERMAN IS SUCH AN AWESOME LANGUAGE

To any aspiring polyglot who is yet to conquer the intricacies of the German language, here are 10 reasons to persevere in your quest.

Apr 27, 2017 by Matt

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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE: WHO IN EUROPE SPEAKS IT BEST?

There is an increasing amount of pressure on individuals and countries to learn English as a second language. But who does it the best?

Dec 20, 2016 by Matt

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LANGUAGES IN NUMBERS

We have hand-picked the most interesting statistics about languages you won't believe. Do you know how many languages are spoken in London?.

Dec 14, 2016 by Matt

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EUROPE AND MULTILINGUALISM

How important are languages within the EU? How many official languages does it have? Discover more about the diversity of the EU and the languages within it.

Dec 7, 2016 by Matt

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THE 10 HAPPIEST CITIES IN EUROPE

The happiest cities in Europe may surprise you.  It seems that that old myth about the sun making people happy isn’t entirely true.

Nov 29, 2016 by Matt

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