Learn the Ins and Outs of Zulu


We have already looked at Xhosa and the multilingualism of South Africa, and can we say, our interest in the languages of the African continent has truly been piqued. This time it’s the turn of Zulu; a language that shares mutual intelligibility with Xhosa, and is one of South Africa’s many official languages.   A(…)

5 Great Netflix Recommendations to Practise Your Mandarin Chinese

Click here to discover 5 amazing Netflix movie recommendations for learning Mandarin Chinese!

As you’d expect for the most widely spoken language in the world, Netflix has a huge amount of films, shows, and dramas available in Mandarin. There is so much to choose from that you might be either overwhelmed or spoilt for choice! Here are five of our favourites to get you started.  A Love(…)

5 Incredible Netflix Shows and Films to Boost Your Italian

Click here and discover 5 incredible Netflix shows and films to help you learn Italian

If you are looking for something to brush up your Italian with, Netflix might be one of the best places to start. Whether you want to communicate with your Italian family or use it to advance in your career, you would be hard-pressed to find better resources than movies and shows. They are the perfect(…)

5 Captivating English Podcasts to Learn on the Go

5 podcasts for learning English

Looking to brush up on your listening skills in English? Podcasts are the answer! They are the best companion for those who are constantly going from one place to the other but still want to boost their linguistic skills. Whether you are commuting to work, doing the laundry, or cooking, you can have a nice(…)

The 4 Best Youtube Channels to Help You Learn Italian


Looking for some simple ways to practise your Italian? Why not consider Youtube? Let’s face it, many of us look at the app several times a day already; why not put it to work? With thousands of Youtubers and Youtube channels dedicated to helping us learn languages, Youtube has become an incredible tool for those(…)

6 Entertaining Italian Podcasts to Take Your Skills to the Next Level

What are the best podcasts to learn Italian?

Continuing our celebration of podcasts as incredible tools for when you are learning a language, let’s deal with the beautiful Italian language. Put down whatever you’d normally waste time with on your commute and join us on an Italian adventure!   How to podcast First things first, do you know how to effectively use a(…)

Why learning Spanish is a quiet rebellion against our government


Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. Some 480 million speak Spanish as a native language, many of whom reside in one of twenty countries that have Spanish as an official language. It is important for so many reasons; international relations, business, trade, and tourism, amongst others. And when 41(…)

Philippines president’s drug war and crimes against humanity


The Philippine Drug War is a subject that doesn’t get a lot of international coverage, despite an investigation by Amnesty International. The idea behind it is a good one; reducing the dependency on drugs in any nation can only be a good thing. But it is the way that President Rodrigo Duterte has gone about(…)

Chinese: A Breakdown of the Writing System


They say you can learn a lot about a person from their handwriting. Graphologists suggest that they can interpret emotions, mindsets and even environments, just from studying someone’s scrawl. So what about writers of Chinese? Is the same true for them? We’re more about the language and less about the writing if we are being(…)

5 great cartoons to help you learn Italian


Learning Italian? Want to find some ways to make learning fun? How do you feel about watching cartoons? With services like Netflix providing entertainment from the world over in a range of languages, there is little stopping you from making a lesson out of something you watch — aside from not being able to choose(…)