Top 5 Arabic Expressions to Use When Traveling in the Middle East

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Heading to the Middle East? The following expressions are must-haves when conversing with Arabic-speaking Middle Easterners everywhere. These expressions tend to be used all the time in most conversations. مرحباً marHaban hi من فضلك، لو سمحت Min FaDlik, law samaHt … Continue reading

Differences in Brazilian and European Portuguese and tu vs. você

Brazil-portugal Portuguese today is the fifth major language in the world. It is not only spoken by Brazilians and Portuguese but also by people from Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and Sao Tome and Principe, as well as the co-official language, along with Chinese, in Macau, and with Tetum in East Timor. It is then, no wonder that there are differences in intonation, pronunciation, grammar rules and vocabulary for each of these countries that are so distant from each other. Continue reading