The Most Widely Spoken Languages and Other Language Facts

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What language is most widely spoken in the world? That depends on how you define “language” and who you count. The infographic below is from Rick Noack’s 2015 Washington Post article “The Future of Language” based on data from a 15-year-long study conducted … Continue reading

The Love Round-Up: How To Say I Love You In Any Language

feb-546x350-love Valentine’s Day is just a week away, and what is more romantic than expressing your love in a foreign language? Here’s how to say “I Love You” in 23 languages. (Click on the image below to see the full-sized version.) How … Continue reading

Phrase of the Day: Thankful

Want to express your gratitude in another language? Here’s how to say “thankful” in many of our languages! Language Phrase [Transliteration] French reconnaissant(e) German dankbar Brazilian Portuguese agradecido/a Spanish agradecido/a Arabic شاكر/شاكرة [shaakir (m)/shaakira (f)] Chinese 感激的 [gǎnjī de] Japanese … Continue reading

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

Phrase of the Day: Vote!

Have you voted yet? As Election Day approaches here in the United States, we thought it might be fun to look at how to say “Vote!” in various languages. Language Phrase [Transliteration] French Votez! German Wählen Sie! Brazilian Portuguese Votem! Spanish ¡Vote! Arabic … Continue reading