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Our Prescribed 5 Most Useful Languages to Learn for Medicine

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It’s the stuff of nightmares.

You don’t feel well, and you know you need to see a doctor.

But when you get there, everyone is speaking a strange language you don’t understand.

To make matters worse, no one seems to …

Introducing the Brand New FluentU Android App!

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App envy: The sudden onset of covetousness upon seeing someone has a cool app that you don’t have.

Symptoms: Secretly playing with said app when that someone leaves their device unattended. Intense desire to download app for oneself.

Treatment: Only

14 Easy Language Study Tips to Take for a Spin Right Now

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They’re faster than a brisk drive in the country.

They’re easier than a connect-the-dots puzzle of a twig.

No, they’re not some unique but remarkably disinteresting and ill-conceived superhero team—they’re quick, easy language study tips!

While they might not save …

Fluency Unwrapped: 6 Ways to Answer “Am I Fluent?”

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It’s a question that has plagued mankind since the beginning of time.

Okay, maybe the beginning of time is a bit of an exaggeration.

But it’s a question that’s probably plagued mankind for the last 50,000 to two million years

Raking in Fluency: 6 Intensive Language Courses That Pay Off

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Sometimes you have to play with the cards you’ve been dealt.

All you can do is go with the flow and hope to make the best of the situation.

This is true for learning a language and many other things …

How to Know What Your Best Way to Learn a Foreign Language Is

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You deserve the best.

The height of luxury and decadence.

All your meals should be prepared by Michelin-starred chefs.

All your clothes should be made from silk and unicorn hair.

All your lattes should be trenta.

Okay, maybe you can’t …

Convenience City: 6 Handy Ways to Learn Languages Hands-free

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The human hand is an amazing thing.

It has 27 bones and can do a wide array of important tasks, including performing surgery, typing and making lewd gestures at bad drivers.

But there’s one problem with hands: the vast majority …

The Adventurer’s Guide to Studying a Language Abroad

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Adventure.

Intrigue.

Romance (maybe).

No, we’re not talking about the latest big screen hit.

We’re talking about studying a language abroad.

While it might not have the star power or the dramatic background music of your favorite film, learning a

“I Want to Learn Different Languages!” The Baby Polyglot Guide

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Have you decided you want to learn a language?

Maybe more than one?

Maybe you even want to learn… all kinds of different languages?

Well, that’s great news! Give yourself a pat on the back!

But now what?

Now, it’s

Ask Away! 6 Language Learning Questions Worth Exploring

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Is there other intelligent life in the universe?

Who really killed Kennedy?

Why aren’t Skittles officially classified as a fruit in the food pyramid?

These questions have long plagued the human race.

Today, we’ll answer literally none of them.

However, …