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A Guide to the Urdu Language

A Guide to the Urdu Language

Urdu has been called one of the most beautiful and sophisticated languages spoken around the world. It is why Urdu speakers are such a delight to listen to and just by listening to Urdu poetry or music, it just makes you want to learn Urdu. Perhaps you’ve already heard it in a movie or a song, maybe you have Pakistani or Indian neighbors? It sounds very much like Hindi because it was born in the...

12 Popular Chinese Idioms and What They Mean

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The key to testing your understanding of a new language is to see how well you know the different aspects of the language such as tongue twisters, idioms or proverbs. Knowing when to use an idiom can elevate your language using experience while offering an insight into the roots of the language. Chinese idioms are witty and poetic, with some as old as the language itself. In Chinese, idioms are...

English Teachers Wanted! Countries in Demand for English Teachers

English Teachers Wanted! Countries in Demand for English Teachers

English is a global business language and hence it is not surprising how the demand for learning English is growing exponentially. While English is a requirement for many to migrate to or survive in an English-speaking country, there are many more who take up English for higher education or to advance their careers and/or business. Just as the demand for English students is increasing, there is a...

What to do during your visit to Jordan

What to do during your visit in Jordan

Jordan a country known for its historical artifacts and breath-taking landscapes. From Crusader and Islamic castles to Roman ruins that have been perfectly preserved to this date. A country with the lowest point on earth, known as the Dead Sea, and the Iconic Petra. We have gathered the perfect list of what to do while you are visiting Jordan. When you’re visiting Jordan make sure you: ...

How to Successfully Expand Your Business in Asia

Expanding your business to new grounds can be both exciting and intimidating. On one hand, you’re opening up to an entirely new market, and on the other, you have to make sure you’re thoroughly prepared for the expansion. Not to mention, there’s the little problem of deciding where exactly to expand, as the whole of Asia is ripe with opportunities, but there is also a wide variety of...

A Beginner’s Guide to South Korean Culture

A Beginner’s Guide to Korean Culture

The Hallyu is a global phenomenon that is sending the millennials into a frenzy. Hallyu or a South Korean wave is taking over the world and how! With Kpop (Korean pop music) and Kdrama (Korean drama) luring music and tv enthusiasts by the millions, the ever-expanding fanbase for all things Korean is only increasing. But there is a lack of awareness of the greater South Korean culture. We decided...

Differences Between Mexican Spanish and Castilian Spanish

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Spanish is a language that has users in Central and Southern America as well as Spain, in Europe. With over 500 million speakers across 23 countries, Spanish is also a romance language, deep-rooted in poetry and art.  However, the Spanish spoken in Central America is very different from that spoken in Spain. While the language shares its roots and is identical in structure, there are some subtle...

9 Things You Did Not Know About Kerala and Malayalam

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There is a saying amongst the international diaspora of Malayalees (speakers of the Malayalam language) that you will find a Malayalee in every corner of the world. Most Malayalam speakers are bilingual (English is their second language), and this enables them to adapt easily to a country or culture that is unfamiliar to them. Malayalam speakers are mostly found in Kerala, a state in the southern...

5 Popular Indian Languages After Hindi

India is the largest country in South Asia and the second most populated country in the world. The word “Indian” comes from Sindhu, a local name for the Indus River. There are many things India is known for; spicy cuisine (Butter Chicken is definitely our favourite), Bollywood, the Taj Mahal, vibrant festivals, cricket and yoga. However, the diversity of languages is not always...

Lebanon: 10 Things You Must Do and See

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Lebanon is a magical and historical destination to visit at any time of the year. From non-stop parties to unforgettable scenery, rich history, and exquisite cuisine, your trip to Lebanon is far from being a forgettable one. It is not uncommon for Lebanese people to mix Lebanese Arabic with English and French in everyday conversation; making the language a more simplified version of Arabic and...

Why Swahili Should Be the Next Language You Learn

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Swahili, also known as Kiswahili, is the lingua franca of the East African Community (EAC). With about 24 million native speakers and another 80 million who speak it as a second language, both in Africa and in countries outside of the continent. Swahili is an African language that is well known all around the globe. It’s the official language in Kenya and Tanzania and it is also widely...

Lebanese Slang to Make You Sound Like a Native Speaker

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Lebanon, known for its beautiful nature, four seasons, magnificent sights, and mouthwatering cuisine make it a must-visit destination for people from around the globe. In addition to its beautiful geography, the Lebanese are friendly, fun-loving, and very hospitable people. Speaking a few Lebanese slang words in a conversation with the locals can go a long way.  You need to know that the Lebanese...

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