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14 “CUTE” TERMS OF ENDEARMENT FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

We’ve rounded up 14 of our favorite terms of endearment from different countries around the world. They’re sweet, romantic …and no, they aren’t “mi amor” [Spanish] or “habibi” [Arabic]  kind of cliché. Maybe you’ll start using them with your loved ones, or *ahem* a special someone. Have a read and take your pick! 1. روحي [Arabic] How it’s said: rouhi Meaning: my […]

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12 COMMON KOREAN WORDS AND PHRASES

Did you know? The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul consists of 14 consonants and 10 vowels and it literally takes only one session to learn how to read and write it! The Korean language is becoming more and more popular around the world because of Korea’s booming economy and of course it’s popular and addicting K-pop, K-drama and delicious food. Join […]

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10 EMIRATI WORDS YOU’LL HEAR (IN ALMOST) EVERY CONVERSATION

Marhaba is the simplest form of greeting that’s used across all the Arabic speaking countries. Yeah, you’ve heard it and if you’re living or have lived in the Middle East then you surely know it (and possibly use it too!). In the Emirati dialect, the word el-saa’ is added after marhaba making it marhaba el-saa’, which […]

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Learner Spotlight: Shahab S.

 Hi! Can you tell us a little about yourself? Hi! My name is Shahab. I am an architect from Iran, and have graduated from the American University in Dubai.   Why did you decide to learn English? Owing to a long gap after university, and not being in touch with native English speakers, I felt […]

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Learner Spotlight: Shahad S.

  Hi! Can you tell us a little about yourself? Hey! My name is Shahad. I’m a 35-year-old pharmacist from Iraq. I’m someone who always fights to make her dreams come true, even if it is late. Hope is always my weapon, and working hard is what I believe in, because if we work hard, we […]

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Learner Spotlight: Alina S.

Hi! Can you tell us a little about yourself? Hi! My name is Alina, and I’m a 31-year-old Russian/Norwegian. I currently work at Google as a Sales Representative for the local government, and previously handled sales at Microsoft. I speak Russian, English and Norwegian languages fluently. I used to speak Finnish too but I forgot […]

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Top 10 Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language

In a globalized world, where mobility is facilitated, learning a language is a wonderful benefit. Not only does it help when traveling, it is also a great advantage for studying in general and for career prospects abroad. Acquiring a second language enables us to develop various mental abilities at all ages. 1. Boosts brain power A foreign […]

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Free Italian Placement Test in Abu Dhabi

Free Italian Placement Test in Abu Dhabi Test your Italian language skills in Abu Dhabi with this quick online test If you’re interested in signing up for an Italian language course in Abu Dhabi but unsure of your exact skill level, check your Italian language level with this quick Italian placement test.  Our free Italian […]