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Not All Proper English Looks the Same: Four Reasons Why

by DL Miller If you spend time on the web and you’re sensitive to language, then you have probably noticed that not all blogs and websites follow the same rules. You may have spotted unfamiliar spellings and punctuation on sites that are clearly professionally written and edited. Why is that? It’s because there’s more than …

3 Exercises to Learn Spanish More Effectively (Plus 3 Printable Activities)

by Rachel Perez  In America, learning Spanish is a practical choice. With over 40 million speakers, Spanish is the second-most spoken language in the United States, and it continues to grow.  Thus, understanding and speaking Spanish allows for new worlds of opportunity, relationships, and awareness. Though learning any new language is daunting, the following three …

Who are the Slavs and what languages do they speak?

The Slavs do not represent a single nation. The term Slavic is both a noun and an adjective. As a noun, Slavic designates a group of languages ​​of the Indo-European family. In Europe, there are currently 300 million Slavic speakers. The adjective Slavic describes the belonging to the ethnic group of the Slavs. This post …

La lingua dell’amore. Interesting Facts about the Italian Language

Italian is the language of love, passion, music and culture. In addition to good food, art and fashion, the Italian language is one of the elements that characterize life in Italy and connects the country and its people. We’ll take you on a journey through the Italian language variants and tell you some interesting facts …

Ukraine invasion raises concerns in Baltic states

Russia’s invasion of its neighbor and ex-satellite Ukraine is the main focus in today’s news and has supplanted the COVID pandemic as the leading story of 2022 so far. The images of Russian tanks, missiles and the encroachment of capital city Kyiv have raised worldwide concerns of an impending large scale war. These concerns especially …

How Language Services can Boost your Dental Practice

Can Language Services Benefit a Dental Practice? Dentistry is a competitive field. So it is a huge advantage to have a skill set that makes you stand out from the competition. Obviously, the most important advantage is the basic competences of the dental practice. And there are practices that specialize in a certain area (e.g. …

Developing Your Language Skills During the Holidays

by Luke Smith Fluency in a non-native language takes consistent effort. Whether you’re just beginning or you’ve achieved a good level of fluency, you can only maintain this by use. Your commitment to learning will also help you to grow into a skilled and often creative multicultural communicator. But let’s face it, there are times …

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