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Are you interested in learning one of the languages in the list below? Enter now to win a free private lesson with our native-speaker tutors! Arabic English for Spanish speakers Irish Chinese English for speakers of all languages Italian English for Arabic speakers … Continue reading

Tips for Typing in a Foreign Language

Keyboard Conundrum by Steve Petrucelli If you’re living in an English-speaking country, the computer you use probably has a QWERTY keyboard that doesn’t show any accented characters on it. So what to do you when you are working on your Spanish and you want … Continue reading

Phrases of the Day: Comic Book

In celebration of San Diego’s Comic-Con, here’s how to say “comic book” in some of the languages we offer courses in.* Language Phrase [Transliteration] French une bande dessinée (lit. drawn stripe; also known as BD or bédé) German Comicbuch Italian … Continue reading

Famous Female Polyglots

Malala_Yousafzai2.jpg Tomorrow, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. In celebration, we wanted to bring your attention to women who have spent part of their lives learning multiple language: these amazing female polyglots. Of course, there are many famous bilingual women not included … Continue reading

Gift-giving etiquette – Part 2: For the business traveler

giftboxes Last year around the holidays, we put together a gift-giving etiquette quiz, which tested your knowledge of gift-giving customs in several countries.  This year, we’re focusing on the business traveler and how gift-giving customs differ across cultures in a professional … Continue reading