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Learn English podcast episode 3: The myths and taboos of motherhood

May 10, 2019

This is the third episode of our podcast series Learn English. You can listen to the previous episodes here: Episode 1: My recipe for happiness Episode 2: Keeping the spark alive This episode lays out the facts about life with a baby or a toddler and how it’s not always as sweet as you might have imagined. The myths and taboos of motherhood Hi! Thanks for joining me on today’s podcast, where we explore the myths and taboos of motherhood!…

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Learn English podcast episode 2: Keeping the spark alive

May 3, 2019

This is the second episode of our new podcast series Learn English. You can listen to the first episode “My recipe for happiness” here. The name of this episode is “Keeping the spark alive” and it’s about love – in English, of course. Click play, enjoy and learn! Hey there, thanks for tuning in! Being in love is awesome, but it isn’t always smooth sailing. Today, we are taking a deeper dive into the murky waters of relationships. Can long-term relationships…

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Podcast series “Learn English” begins

April 26, 2019

Welcome to the first episode of our new podcast series “Learn English”! In this series, we will handle universal topics such as happiness, travel and relationships from different angles. The series is suitable for basic and intermediate level English learners. While you listen, you can follow the script of the podcast under the audio track. The topic of the first episode is “My recipe for happiness”. Click the play button and improve your listening comprehension skills! My recipe for happiness…

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6 easy recipes for throwing a Spanish tapas party

April 5, 2019

There’s no better way to spend time with friends than throwing a Spanish-themed tapas party! The recipe for a perfect evening is simple: loved ones gathered around the table, a tasty tapas meal, pitchers of refreshing tinto de verano and an atmospheric playlist of Spanish favourites. Today’s blog post is a collection of six easy tapas recipes you can make with ingredients found at your nearest supermarket. Of course, the post wouldn’t be complete without tips for what to include…

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Comprehensive Finnish has been renewed – also includes a course for spoken Finnish!

March 8, 2019

We have released a big update to the Comprehensive Finnish course package to make learning even more motivating for you. The new package includes three basic level goals, three intermediate level goals and two advanced goals: BASIC FINNISH 1 Take-off Good Morning! Making Friends I’m Hungry Next Stop INTERMEDIATE FINNISH 1 Let’s Talk About Feelings One Big Family You Look Lovely Tonight Job Hunting Have You Heard the News? BASIC FINNISH 2 Dinnertime Money, Money, Money Welcome Home First Day…

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25 brilliant words that can not be translated into English

February 15, 2019

Every language has a bunch of words that are more or less untranslatable in English or other languages. In today’s blog post, we have a collection of twenty-five brilliant Spanish, German, Swedish and Finnish words that can not be translated into English. Often, words and expressions that are untranslatable describe features of local culture, climate or typical national characteristics that might not even exist in other countries. Enjoy! Untranslatable German words Wanderlust = A strong desire to travel and see the world.…

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