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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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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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3 COMMON LANGUAGE LEARNING FEARS AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

“I’ve learned a foreign language for many years, but I still can’t really speak it.” Whether you’ve heard it from someone or this is you, it’s a clear case of xenoglossophobia. It’s nothing to worry about: feeling anxious about foreign languages is a common issue. Many of us have encountered this at least once in […]

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Top 6 Foreign Films to Practice Your Language Skills

There is an infinite number of creative ways to learn a language. One of the most effective ways (tested and proven) to immerse one’s self in the culture and language is by watching movies. Though not everyone likes the idea of watching a film while having to read subtitles, it might become your hobby once […]

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FACTS ABOUT THE ARABIC LANGUAGE

Did you know that Arabic is one of the 6 official languages of the United Nations? It is historically known that Arabic literature is 16 centuries old, one of more prominent forms being rich and delicate is poetry. As the Arabic Language Day approaches, celebrated on 18th December, here are a few must-learn facts about […]

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Everything You Need To Know About English for Specific Purposes

English is the most powerful language in the world and has approximately 500 million native speakers across the world. Achieving proficiency in the English language is vital for professional success internationally. While a General English course offers learners the opportunity to become fluent in the language, English for Specific Purposes (ESP) provides content altered according to the needs of the […]

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5 Emotions That Will Help You Learn a Language Faster

Learning a new language is challenging, but it’s not rocket science either. It does not only require memory and other cognitive skills; it also involves the right amount of emotions (which are innate to humans!) to stay motivated and get the most out of your holistic learning journey. Discover a wide range of human emotions and […]