Welcome to Fuzzyland: The Difference Between Language and Dialect

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Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night, palms sweaty, breathing heavily as if coming up from a drowning nightmare, asking yourself: “God! What’s the difference between a language and a dialect?!”

So…no?

Okay.

But do you …

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How to Say “No” in 52 Different Languages: A “No”-fuss Guide

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No, nope, nu-uh, negative, naw.

In the English language, we have many different ways to say the word “no.”

In life, we’ll come to hear and use that two-letter word a lot.

And most of the time, it gets tossed …

Take the Leap! Learn a Foreign Language and Change Your Life

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There are pivotal moments in every life.

You’re familiar with the ones that are life-changing, of course: graduations, marriage, births.

These are events to be celebrated and remembered.

But did you realize that learning a foreign language can also be

Pimsleur Review: An Honest Look at the Classic Language Learning Program

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Sometimes you don’t feel particularly adventurous.

You just want to order the burger and fries, stay in your pajamas all day or re-watch your favorite movie.

Pimsleur is like that.

People may tell you it’s not particularly exciting, …

Memrise vs Duolingo: Which of These Popular Language Learning Programs Is Right for You?

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Tesla or Edison?

Coke or Pepsi?

Superman or Batman?

Marvel or DC?

The world is full of tough choices.

And in the field of language learning, in this clash of titans, which should you pick: Memrise or Duolingo?

Complete Your Language Tower: A Babbel Review

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Imagine a world where we all spoke one language.

According to a biblical tale, this was once said to be true.

Long story short, when the Tower of Babel was being built, God abruptly interrupted the building process one …

Does Duolingo Work? Let’s See What Duo the Owl Has to Offer

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Inside every language learner, there’s an adventurer on a quest to find the Holy Grail.

I’m not talking about medieval knights or mystical, elusive drinkware.

I’m talking about effective methods that help us learn a language; the one platform

Learn How to Say Goodbye in 25+ Different Languages 

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Hello is the first thing on our minds.

Whether we’re battling foreign language anxiety or just general nerves, we’re most concerned with getting past that first five seconds of the conversation.

Because that’s the hardest part.

There’s a lot …

Busuu Review: Where the Program Gets an A+ and What Could Be Better

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I knew zero Spanish when I moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Zero. 

But, I learned to speak (semi-)comfortably and landed at a C1 (advanced) level within three months.

How’s that?

I love old-school learning. I’m a sucker for elevating my …