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French Language: Baguette vs Reality

“Baguette, Paris, c’est la vie, j’adore la France!”, “Montmatre, le Louuuvre, le fromage, comme ci comme ca… “ Those are the word sand expressions that I keep hearing all the time from foreigners. But the French language is way more than that.

Let’s go back really briefly in history. French was born 2000 years ago before JC in La Gaule known now as France. The French language derives from the Celtic, Latine and Greek languages.  In the 9th century, different dialects started to emerge in France but it is only in the 13th century that a specific language has appeared. Over the centuries, the name of the language as evolved from Francien (middle age period) to Francois (13th) and finally Francais during the 15th century.

Nowadays, the French language contains more than 33 different sounds, 140 ways to write them with only 23 letters … And rumours have it that to be considered fluent in French you are supposed to know 500 different grammar rules. No worries, I am French, I studied Literature in High-school and I may know 50 of them…

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The importance of learning Spanish

In the world, there are currently almost 500 million people who speak Spanish with their mother tongue and many others who are learning it or who speak it with a second language. Here are some reasons why you should learn Spanish:

  1. Spanish is the language in which more than 20 countries in the world communicate. And is that in addition to Spain, which is the country where the language was born, is spoken in all the countries of Central and South America, except Brazil.

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Why German is an important language to learn

Have you ever considered studying the German language? Here are some reasons why studying German is a good idea!

1- German and English have many things in common.

The West-Germanic language is the mother language of many modern and widely spoken languages, such as English and Dutch. If you are a native English speaker, German will be easy to learn as both languages have a lot of vocabulary in common. Some examples are ‘Good morning’ and ‘Guten Morgen’, ‘football’ and ‘Fussball’ or ‘book’ and ‘Buch’. 

If your native language does not have West-Germanic roots, do not worry! There are more reasons why German is one of the most important languages to study.

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New Year, New You

Personal development is a lifelong process in one’s lifetime as it is an everyday struggle with ourselves that does not end when traditional education ends. This is actually the whole point of this process: the fulfilment of our personal potential, transforming day by day, to be a better version of ourselves.

Personal development cannot be easily defined as it involves a lot of things like self-awareness, self-esteem as well as a lot of soft skills like the ability to communicate your feelings and goals effectively. Those traits can have a very positive impact on both one’s personal and professional life and can enable one to build strong relationships.

Personal growth

There are, however, some simple steps in order to manage your personal growth.

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Must-know Tips for Succulent Beginners

Succulent Care has been a very popular occupation in recent years. First of all, growing succulents is quite easy and almost anyone can do it (especially after reading this). There are millions of species and colors of succulents hence they are also great options for home decorations. Succulents just need a small environment, so they can be placed in your living room, bedroom, kitchen, and office.

Growing plants also helps your mental stability. When you make a great effort to grow it and finally get the results, that feeling can’t be explained with words…

Let’s go on a journey into the world of tiny plants.

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Online learning is here to stay

Did you know that the word e-learning was coined back in 1998?

A little earlier than that, in 1995, only approximately 4% of US corporations used online learning. In 2017, this had increased to 77%, and 98% planned to incorporate it in their program by 2020 (source: eLearning Industry, Small Business Trends)

Little they know that, when this year came, those intentions would turn into an actual necessity. Now, practically, or they are online, or they are out!

Moreover, the worldwide e-learning market is projected to be worth $325 Billion in 2025, says Forbes magazine.

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11 Best Netflix Series to practise Spanish

Recently, we all are spending too much time on Netflix. Finishing series, looking for a new one, and then finishing it… This situation is just a vicious circle. Maybe, you are feeling bad about it because you can’t create time for other things… Like language learning. But, don’t worry! You can keep watching series on Netflix and improve your Spanish level at the same time. There are marvelous Spanish series just a click away to help you. So, let’s start exploring.

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