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Pick a new inspirational quote and encourage yourself to succeed

August 23, 2019

An inspirational quote is a sentence or a saying that you can use to encourage yourself in the good times as well as the bad and to remind yourself of your goals. An encouraging statement works, given that it’s meaningful and you really believe it. In addition to feeling good, there are other benefits – by repeating inspirational quotes, you can expand your vocabulary with very little effort. For this reason, we have put together a collection of inspiring quotes…

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Phrasal verbs – what are they and why do you need them?

July 26, 2019

Both English and Spanish have a lot of phrasal verbs: verbs which get a new meaning when combined with a preposition, a particle or both. (Note that they aren’t always called phrasal verbs when talking about Spanish, but may be called verb constructions or expressions.) It’s often impossible to figure out the meaning of a phrasal verb by looking up the meaning of its parts, so the combination must be learned by heart. For example, the English verb ”look” appears…

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The best summer songs in four languages

July 5, 2019

Do you feel like listening to something nice and summery but your Spotify queue is approaching its end and you’re out of ideas? No worries, this post is going to save your playlist! Below, you’ll find a mix of awesome summer songs in four different languages. Put together the sweetest and most international playlist of the summer – for that long roadtrip or an evening with friends. Rediscover the old classics and explore the exciting new arrivals! The best English…

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Make sense of the alphabet soup – Must-know English acronyms

June 24, 2019
Must-know English acronyms

Acronyms are everywhere, but what are they? Put simply, an acronym is formed from the first letters or syllables of a phrase. Sometimes acronyms are used so much that the original phrase is forgotten. The word “laser” is an example of this. Much simpler than “Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation”, right? Here are a few commonly encountered acronyms you need to know. Read on! Heidi SharmaDirector, Learning Material & Customer Relations Language loving coffee addict and communications professional…

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Learn English podcast episode 4: My favorite things about the States

May 17, 2019

This is the fourth 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 Episode 3: The myths and taboos of motherhood In this episode, you’ll hear about the most popular American traditions and some fascinating travel destinations. Enjoy! My favorite things about the States Hello, welcome to the show! Today, we are taking a look at some of my favorite things about…

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Learn English podcast episode 5: Remedies to get more energy

May 17, 2019

This is the fifth and last 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 Episode 3: The myths and taboos of motherhood Episode 4: My favorite things about the States This episode is all about things you can do to get more mental and physical energy for everyday life. Remedies to get more energy Hello, welcome to the show! Today we…

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