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Language Proverbs: A Wisdom-Sharing Tool

Proverbs are pithy and concise sayings which are usually age-old expressions for sharing wisdom. They might lack originality because of overuse, but they aptly describe a situation or fit into its context when used appropriately. They are taken from whatever source while crafting a language, for instance, they can come from folklore, incidents, poetry, songs, […]


How many words are in the English language (95/5 RULE)?

Introduction Learning a language is a challenging task, and vocabulary is a crucial element of language learning. In this blog, we will explore the 95/5 rule, the number of words in the English language, and other interesting topics related to English vocabulary. The 95/5 Rule The 95/5 rule states that 95% of a language can […]


6 Ways to Become a Better You This Year

It wouldn’t be a start to the New Year without having made some resolutions. Here are our top resolutions to keep you on track with your career. Pssst… obviously, learning a new language features on this list. Awareness – Don’t be a stick in the mud, grow! Make every day a new learning and developing […]


10 Traditional Christmas Dishes from Around the World

We all know about our own Christmas traditions. But every once in a while, it’s interesting to see what it’s like in other places. Regardless of different timings, a common theme throughout the world is the importance food plays in their traditions. Every country has it’s staples – the foods that are a classic and […]


Get Certified! Take the CILS Examination at Eton Institute

Have you considered taking the CILS Examination? Held 6 times a year, the CILS Exam (Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Straniera) is the proficiency examination to prove competence in Italian language. The certificate is recognized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and most Italian universities as a requirement for admission. Eton Institute is the […]

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