Felix Funes

Spanish vs German: Which One Is Harder to Learn?

Adult life can be hard. With the line between work and leisure more diffuse than ever, it’s hard to find “me-time.” If you’ve finally managed to take the time to learn a new language and you want to make sure you make the right choice, we are here to help. Today, we will be answering(…)

The 6 Best German Podcasts to Learn German

As we get older, it’s easy to get nostalgic and long for simpler times when not every single activity was mediated by technology. However, there is one aspect of life that technology has undoubtedly made much easier: language learning. With language-oriented podcasts, for example, you can learn a new skill while you work out, commute(…)

Austrian German vs German: Are They That Different?


Austrian German is not only the main language spoken in Austria; it’s also the only variety of German recognised by the EU other than the one spoken in Germany. This shows the importance that this variety has in the European scene! Now, the fact that Austrians speak German does not mean that you won’t have to do(…)

Laughs Around the World: How to Have Fun in Different Languages


If your friend sent you this meme, how would you answer? The most likely options are “haha” or “LOL” (which means “Laughing Out Loud”, if you didn’t know). But if you found this meme hilarious, you may want to laugh hard and use “HAHA”, “hahahahaha”, or “ROFL” (Rolling On the Floor Laughing). The problem is(…)

7 Things You Didn’t Know You Can Do With the Internet


The internet is arguably one of the most outstanding inventions of our time. Since its creation, it has helped people connect with others from all over the world, get more professional opportunities, gain insight into different cultures, and make innumerable other activities possible. Ever since October 29, 2005, the world has celebrated International Internet Day(…)

How to Learn a Language Fast by the End of the Year


One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is learning a new language. It’s January 1st, and this seems totally doable: you still have the whole year ahead. Yet, the days start to pass and you soon forget about your objective. Suddenly, you are already in the last quarter of the year and start to(…)

Scandinavian Languages: All You Need to Know


The three main Scandinavian languages—Danish, Swedish and Norwegian—are consistently ranked among the easiest languages for native English speakers to study according to the Foreign Service Institute (FSI). But mastering them still requires effort. Typically, learners need between 575 and 600 study hours to become fluent in any of these languages. Now, while this is a(…)

How to Learn a Language With Sentence Mining


What’s the most tedious part of learning a second language? For most people, it’s grammar and vocabulary. It usually takes many hours of senseless repetition and there’s no fun in that. Or at least, that is if you’re doing it wrong. While memorising lists of words and grammar rules is one of the most common ways(…)