The History Of The Grammy Award For Best Global Music Album
The category has been around for decades, but what does ‘global music’ really mean?
The Story Of How International Women’s Day Reached Global Proportions
Interestingly enough, it all started in the United States, but it’s less recognized in the U.S. today than in many other parts of the world.
What Are The Differences Between Canadian And American English?
Is Canadian English its own language variety? And if so, what makes it different?
Un Día En Español 11: Journey To Monkey Island
In this episode, Karina’s trip to a wildlife refuge in the Amazon turns into a harrowing misadventure.
Are Gendered Words like “Mankind” Inherently Sexist?
When job descriptions like “fireman” or “chairman” are the norm, these words inherently suggest that these roles are geared towards men — not women or gender non-conforming people.
Mummerset, Mockney And Other Fake Accents
Is someone’s accent sounding a little off to you? They might be using one of these.
Owning Language: The Weird World Of Trademarking Words
We’re surrounded by words and phrases that have been copyrighted, from company names to catchphrases. But what does it mean to actually own a piece of language?
The 6 Hardest Languages For English Speakers To Learn
Want to take on a new challenge? These 6 languages are the most difficult for English speakers to learn.
8 Instagram Accounts To Follow In 2021 If You’re Learning French
Whether Francophone influencers or straightforward vocabulary lessons are more your truc, add any one of these accounts to get more Gallic grammar going in 2021.
6 Spanish Phrases Native Speakers Never Use
Attaching an ‘o’ to a word does not make it Spanish. And it’s not very funny, either.
9 Easiest Languages For English Speakers To Learn
Can’t decide which new language to take up? Give yourself a break by learning one of these languages that are easy for English speakers to master!
Multilinguish: Lies Your Language Teacher Told You
Your language teacher probably meant well. They also probably lied to you a little.
Un Día En Español 10: The Great Empanada Bake Off
In this episode of our beginner Spanish podcast, Tomás and his friends are desperate to raise money for a school trip.
Should Berlin Be A Bilingual City?
Official stats show that around 35 percent of the population, or 1.3 million residents, now have foreign roots. Could Berlin be on its way to becoming an officially bilingual city?
What Are The Parts Of Speech?
It’s time for a refresher on the difference between adjectives and adverbs.
How Many People Speak Russian, And Where Is It Spoken?
The Russian language is kind of a big deal in the global scene — statistically speaking. Here’s a numerical case for why you might want to put some Russki in your back pocket.