Advice

The Essential Guide to Polish Party Etiquette

Meeting new people and being able to have an engaging conversation are probably some of the main reasons for learning a new language. But knowing your verb conjugations or having extensive vocabulary might not be enough to prevent you from…

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8 Top Languages To Learn for International Business

Whether you’re chasing down contracts or looking to improve client relationships, there are many languages for international business that will position you for success. The growing convenience and affordability of international travel combined with the booming online marketplace have made…

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Advice

9 French Rules You’ll Never Learn in Textbooks

Don’t get me wrong, having a strong foundation in a language before communicating with a native speaker is essential. I have my French classes to thank for a lot of the cultural knowledge and French words I know. But when…

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Advice, Culture

Want to Sound Like a Native Spanish Speaker?

When you’re learning a new language, hitting the books and studying (memorizing) hard is the standard approach. But what about when you find yourself in a casual conversation with an acquaintance or friend? Carrying a textbook in your back pocket…

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Advice, Culture

How to Swear in Spanish: Curse Like a Mexican

Human beings, generally speaking, have an obsession with knowing how to say “bad” or “dirty” things in another language. Odd as it may be, who are we to deprive you of the knowledge you so desperately crave? In many languages,…

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