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Fine dining borrows a lot of things from French cuisine, including many French terms. You may know what most of these words mean, but do you know how to say them right? This quick rundown will help you avoid feeling foolish when you order your meal.
Duolingo is easily one of the most popular ways to learn a new language, and today the company’s releasing Tinycards, a tool for learning much more than just a new language using flashcards.
If you’ve ever wondered about the proper pronunciation of all those IKEA item names, this video will teach you the right way to say some of the more difficult-sounding items. Not only that, you’ll learn what those words actually mean.
At times, lies seem so harmless, but they can stress us out and even cost us money. On a more subtle level, it changes our pattern of speech, and since most of us aren’t as good at lying as we think, if you know what to look for you can probably catch a lie in the act.
“The United States and Great Britain are two countries separated by a common language.” So goes the old chestnut commonly attributed to playwright George Bernard Shaw. One of those separations is in the spelling of words like colour (color), theatre (theater), and realise (realize). But how did this separation occur?
Spotify is essential for music lovers, but it’s got a lot more to offer than good tunes. You can stream audiobooks, radio dramas, language lessons, famous speeches and more for free.