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How to ask "how are you?" in 5 different languages languages mini-lesson Aug 15, 2022

Learn how to ask “how are you” in five languages! Essential if you’re off on your hols or just to know in general as you never...

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How are languages stored in the brain?! language acquisition languages May 10, 2022

Over the last couple of decades there has been a fundamental change in how we understand the brain, particularly in relation to how...

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The meaning of May! etymology languages linguistics May 04, 2022

Welcome to May – hopefully it's the start of the summer here in the UK!

Have you noticed that the word for May is very similar in many...

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The best way to learn a new language? language acquisition languages Apr 08, 2022

STOP worrying about the spelling... and START LISTENING! We get it - it was ingrained into us at school to spell correctly - in fact it was a huge...

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Animals in different languages - a multilingual flashcard 🐶 languages Apr 02, 2022

It’s National Pet Month so we've pulled together a multilingual flashcard featuring the Portuguese, Spanish, Norwegian...

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Languages are better than ANY available drug for delaying dementia symptoms languages linguistics Feb 17, 2022

Did you know languages help delay the onset of dementia by upto 4 years on average by increasing your ‘COGNITIVE RESERVE’ .

Your...

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"It's raining cats & dogs!" languages linguistics Feb 15, 2022

"It's raining cats and dogs" is the theme of the day in the UK. But where does this peculiar saying come from?

According to omniglot.com (a most...

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Exploring "thank you" in Italian languages Feb 08, 2022

Discover ten beautiful ways to say “thank you” in Italian!

There are many ways you can express your gratitude in Italian, so we've...

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How to sound like a dog in different languages languages Jan 31, 2022

Fancy learning how to sound like a dog in different languages? Here's how! 

(Can you spot the connections between them?)

 

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The REAL advantages of bilingualism & multilingualism child development language acquisition languages Jan 31, 2022

So if being bilingual doesn't necessarily make you better at thinking (the jury is still out on the cognitive 'advantage' for children), what's the...

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The bilingual advantage - taking a closer look child development language acquisition languages linguistics Jan 24, 2022

Does being bilingual make you cleverer?

The science of bilingualism is relatively new, with ever-evolving parameters as neuroscience, behavioural...

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How we make language learning so much DIFFERENT to your experience in school (& you won't be able to resist joining in!) languages Sep 06, 2021

“I don’t want to be reminded of my {insert language} lessons in school” is one of the most common things we hear parents say...

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