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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 European languages to expand your professional horizons

Looking to move up in your career? Most of the time, you’re competing for the same position with other people of similar skills and backgrounds. Understanding another language can set you apart from your competition and could give you the upper hand. Here are three European languages that could help boost your career prospects: German  […]

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Learner Spotlight: Mariam A.

 This month, we talk to Mariam A. Rahi, an English language teacher with 5 years of experience. She successfully completed the CELTA program with Eton Institute and shares some general thoughts about the program, including what she enjoyed and how it has benefited her teaching career. Watch the video to find out more. “…When […]

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Learner Spotlight: Dominique M.

Dominique M. has always been passionate about learning the language of the country she lives in. She tells us what drew her into the Arabic program, the practical benefits of learning the language, and shares practical tips for other Arabic language learners. Hi, Dominique! Can you tell us a little about yourself? I arrived in Abu Dhabi […]

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Top Benefits of Early Language Learning

It’s never too soon to get your child started on the path of second language acquisition. Here are a few reasons why we think you should definitely start today: Enhanced cognitive skills: Research proves that learning a second language enhances problem-solving and critical thinking, in addition to improving memory, attention span, enhanced creativity, and mental flexibility. […]

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Five Reasons why Coding is Important for Kids

Seeking the much-needed head start for your child in today’s competitive landscape? Recent research puts coding at the forefront of future careers. So, why is it so important? Here are 5 reasons we think Coding Courses for Kids can truly help shape young minds: Coding is the language of the world Language teaches children how to communicate and […]