Language Learners

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Hallo! Meeting and greeting in German

Conversational German Creating a good first impression is important, so you’ll want to say hello to people properly. It’s not just about what you say, though, it’s making sure you know the correct etiquette when meeting people. German people are quite formal when initially introduced, shaking hands upon meeting and… Read More
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¡Hola! Meeting and greeting in Spanish

Conversational Spanish In our next few blog articles, we’re going to be looking at some very common words and phrases which will help you to improve the Spanish you use on a day-to-day basis, making you sound more natural. Each blog article will look at a different area of conversation,… Read More
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Salut! Meeting and greeting in French

Conversational French Creating a good first impression is important, so you’ll want to say hello to people properly. It’s not just about what you say, though, it’s making sure you know the correct etiquette when meeting people. French people are quite formal when initially introduced, shaking hands upon meeting and… Read More
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Ciao! Meeting and greeting in Italian

Conversational Italian In our next few blog articles, we’re going to be looking at some very common words and phrases which will help you to improve the Italian you use on a day-to-day basis, making you sound more natural. Each blog article will look at a different area of conversation,… Read More
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Understanding French verb tenses

One of the most challenging parts of learning a foreign language is getting to grips with all the different verb tenses. Verb tenses explain when events happen, whether in the past, present or future. In this short article, we will explain and provide some examples of the most common tenses… Read More
GERMAN written on a white background with black German text and pictures on it

Understanding German verb tenses

One of the most challenging parts of learning a foreign language is getting to grips with all the different verb tenses. Verb tenses explain when events happen, whether in the past, present or future. In this short article we will explain and provide some examples of the most common tenses… Read More
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Understanding Italian verb tenses

One of the most challenging parts of learning a foreign language is getting to grips with all the different verb tenses. Verb tenses explain when events happen, whether in the past, present or future. In this short article we will explain and provide some examples of the most common tenses… Read More
SPANISH written on a white background with black spanish text and pictures

Understanding Spanish verb tenses

One of the most challenging parts of learning a foreign language is getting to grips with all the different verb tenses. Verb tenses explain when events happen, whether in the past, present or future. In this short article we will explain and provide some examples of the most common tenses… Read More
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Spanish word of the week: broma

broma NOUN joke Una broma is the most common word for a joke. Esto no es ninguna broma, es una situación muy seria. This is no joke, it’s a very serious situation. To play a joke on someone is hacer una broma a alguien, and a practical… Read More