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How to Say “Cheers” In Every Language (Well, a lot of them)

"Cheers" is one of the most useful phrases to know in another language. Learn how to say it, along with meaning and pronunciation.
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New Yorkers – Rude? A Look at Speech Patterns in NYC

I just finished reading an interesting article on a completely different aspect on the differences in communication in English among the various regions in...
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23 Great Language-Learning Quotes

Some of the best quotes of all time for learning language inspiration.
11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures (Infographic)

English is just about the most complex language out there, growing everyday with dozens of words. Even so, there are some concepts where English...

Learning Hungarian Magyar Like a Baby

I am trying to learn Hungarian. It's a difficult language, one of the hardest in the world, but I'm going to Hungary...
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Is a Language Exchange the Way to Go?

A language exchange may be one of the best ways to learn a new language.
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Important Words, Phrases, and Gestures to Know When Traveling

A short list on what I think are the most important words to know in the language of the country you will travel to.