Research by the Regional Language Networks shows that 1 in 5 UK companies believe they have lost business as a result of language or cultural barriers. This is because more than 60% of our trade is w...
Studying a (new) foreign language is a time consuming process and with the fast paced lives we're living in today, time is not a commodity we can often spare. A lot more popular in the past, local lan...
What do exams mean? In one word! Stress!Sometimes I wonder how on earth I managed it. Seems a long, long time ago now - 20 years to be precise - but how did I manage to study for 10 different subjects...
The internet is littered with websites claiming to teach you the language within ridiculously short periods of time. However I've generally found there aren't many shortcuts to be had. I found it extr...
What Is Linguistics?Linguistics is, according to Merriam-Webster, "the study of human speech including the units, nature, structure, and modification of language." It is important to note that l...
Have you ever pondered over which language you should put your mind to learning? Or perhaps which new language you should advise your middle school child to register for next school year? Sitting ne...
Do you sometimes wonder why certain materials are badly translated? One of these reasons why translation is difficult is a phenomenon known as polysemy: the many meanings that a single word ca...
I have never quite understood how to learn a foreign language. It is a shame too. Learning a foreign language is pretty necessary in this day and age. If you learn foreign language, it makes you more ...
Tagalog is the language of the Republic of the Philippines. It is one of the most spoken languages of the Filipino culture. It is also referred to as Filipino. While the Tagalog language has existe...
For the student wanting to learn Chinese, the first question that comes up is what Chinese dialect should I learn? There are several main regional groups of Chinese. The most populous dialects are Ma...