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Embracing the inner Brad Pitt: Confessions of a language coach learning Italian

Inspired by the Polyglot Gathering in Berlin this year I decided to test my language learning skills. Having advised so many LinguaLift students, I thought it was time to employ my own tips. I’ve learned languages in the past, and… Continue reading →

Olympics Language Facts

Who is excited about the Olympics this year? We thought it would be cool to collect a few fun language facts about the Olympics for you to enjoy! 1. The official languages of the Olympic Games are English and French. 2…. Continue reading →

The Membus in France: Part 2

And then the Membus was back in La France! This time in the South, starting off at a quaint romantic town named Pezenas, the birthplace of the comic playwright Molière. There were certainly a lot of funny characters about, starting with the… Continue reading →

The language of Euro 2016

   In the spirit of the Football Tournament that has taken over Europe, Richard, this month’s guest blogger, thought it relevant to take a look at the football language of each remaining team in the race, apart from one, who can guess… Continue reading →

The Membusão in Ericeira, Portugal

  ‘Ladies and gentlemen, please all move onto the right hand side of the bus, as double-deckers are given to tipping over’ our driver declared calmly, as we found ourselves driving down one of Ericeira’s many steep sea roads. Thanks to a… Continue reading →

Why Esperanto? Have you heard of Esperanto? Teddy tells all!

Teddy Nee, a language enthusiast blogger, shared his passion for the Esperanto language and his learning experience with us this month. He speaks Medan Hokkien, Indonesian, English, Chinese, Spanish, Esperanto, Portuguese, and French. His mission is to make the world… Continue reading →

Jack of all trades or master of one? Tips and Tricks from Anirudh

Anirudh Krishnan is currently working on climate change issues at a centre for mountain development in the Himalayas, involved in communicating scientific findings more effectively to policymakers. He is about to move to a research role at an institute for… Continue reading →

New Year’s Eve Celebrations around the World

New Year’s Eve is a big deal all around the world. It’s a universal event, yet we all have our own local traditions. People from different cultures celebrate in their own way when the clock strikes midnight. Let’s find out… Continue reading →

The Joy of Learning Different Language Scripts

To celebrate Arabic Language Day, we thought it perfectly fit for Lindsay Dow, otherwise known as Lindsay Does Languages to tell us all about how she taught herself 31 different language scripts using Memrise. Check out what she has to… Continue reading →

How to become a Polyglot according to Maureen Millward

Languages, dialects, words, speech, slang, vocabulary, prose, accents, idioms, tongues, communication, conversation, jargon, grammar Maureen started her blog, Mo’s Language Learning Journey to promote language learning to others. She shares articles about her travels and learning experiences. We had a… Continue reading →

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