Celebrate International Day for Tolerance – Together!

546x350_08 In 1995, UNESCO introduced the International Day for Tolerance as a reminder of the dangers of intolerance. It was originally introduced on what would have been Mahatma Gandhi’s 125th birthday. Here at Living Language, we believe that learning culture is … Continue reading

Win a free private lesson with a native speaker tutor!

etutor_sweepstakes_graphic 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

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