Reading Comprehension – New Year Goals

Kunjani! (that’s “hello” in xkosa, one of the languages spoken in South Africa). Did you know that only 8% of people keep their New Year resolutions? That’s not a very good statistic, considering most people ...

Read More »
Common new year's resolutions

Common New Year Resolutions

Here we are again. So: New Year’s Resolutions. We will be writing about New Year’s Resolutions and how to make them effective on our blog, but for now we wanted to see which are the ...

Read More »

April Fools Day!

Hi! Today is April 1st, which means it is April Fools Day. Do you remember why this is an important day? If not, you can check last year’s post HERE. Every year, hundreds of companies ...

Read More »

Make lots of mistakes!

Hi all of you beautiful people! So, we have reached the end of 2013. Has it been a good year for you? To welcome in 2014, we want to share with you a quote by ...

Read More »
Christmas dinners all over the world

Christmas dinners all over the world!

Ho, ho, ho! (that’s “hello” for Father Christmas). We know not all of you celebrate Christmas, but we think this is still interesting: what people eat for this celebration all over the world. Below you ...

Read More »

Friday 13th and English expressions on luck

G’day mate! (that’s “hello” in Australian English). So last Friday was Friday the 13th, a day that is unlucky in both Western and Eastern cultures. But why? The origins aren’t perfectly clear, but we do know ...

Read More »

What shapes our language?

Halló! (that’s “hello” in Icelandic). We found this beautiful infographic on how new words are born, and we wanted to share it with you. Below you will find the text and more information on what ...

Read More »