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6 January 2022

1,500 languages could disappear by the end of the century

Research by the Australian National University (ANU) has found that of the world’s 7,000 recognized languages, around half are currently endangered. 1,500 are particularly at risk. […]
8 December 2021

Dutch are the best non-native English speakers in the world

For the third year in a row, Dutch people were ranked as the best non-native English speakers. The results were presented by a report by EF […]
16 November 2021

These are the most common second languages spoken around the world

Spanish in the US and French in Canada, Turkish in Germany. There’s a chance you might have guessed those are the second most spoken languages in […]
11 November 2021

10 most spoken languages in the world

With the advent of the world wide web and the expansion of mass travel, the percentage of people speaking more than one language has rocketed over […]
8 October 2021

An introduction to Esperanto

Esperanto is an artificial language invented in 1887 by Dr Ludovic Lazarus Zamenhof, a Polish polyglot who wanted to create a universal second language to promote […]
29 September 2021

10 endangered languages that risk extinction

Today, more than 2,500 languages are considered in danger and several of them are very close to disappearing. On its website, UNESCO provides a list of […]
22 September 2021

Meet the American who pranks Chinese people with perfect Mandarin

Arieh Smith, a.k.a. Xiaomanyc on social media, is a famous American Youtuber with over 4 million subscribers. He is famous for his amazing languages skills. He […]
1 September 2021

20 different ways to say hello from all around the world

The multicultural society we live in allows us to enrich ourselves in cultural diversity and is a great chance to learn from other cultures. Language is […]
27 August 2021

What is Frisian?

In the northern part of the Netherlands sits the province of Friesland, or Fryslân, historically known as Frisia, an area with its own unique language. Frisian, […]
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