The Best Way To Learn Russian

Learning Russian is like picking up a new habit. You’re not quite sure how to go about it, you’re nervous, and intimidated that it won’t go well. This guide will walk you through a few basic strategies, though the best way to learn Russian often varies from person to person depending on your learning type. […]

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Posted on March 30, 2020 by   Language Covered: Russian | 

Most Culturally Diverse Cities in the World

Our world is an amazing place. Often, the more you travel, the more you feel like you haven’t even scratched the surface —  spectacular sights, a melting pot of flavors, thousands of different cultural ethnicities. Different languages add to the mix. There are a few cities around the world that showcase an immense amount of diversity and culture in one place. […]

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Posted on March 26, 2020 by   Language Covered: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish | 

Using Language To See The World w/ Michele Frolla of The Intrepid Guide

For many of us, travel is a major motivator behind our desire to learn a new language. This is the core of what we’re all about at Live Lingua — using language to break down barriers and bring the world closer together.  If you’ve done any international travel yourself, you’ve likely heard of The Intrepid […]

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Posted on March 23, 2020 by   Language Covered: Italian | 

Update Your German With These Colorful German Sayings

Once you’re past the Guten Morgen! and Ein Bier, bitte! it’s really time to dive deep into German. You might think that since the language is so closely related to English, there would be plenty of overlap in proverbs and general sayings, but that is one theory better not put into practice. Using Es regnet […]

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Posted on March 19, 2020 by   Language Covered: German | 

6 Top Things To Do In Mexico City

To visit Mexico City is to dive into the vestiges of ancient civilizations and to stroll under the shade of modern skyscrapers.  To taste the best spicy beef tacos at a street food stall whilst sipping warm soda from a plastic bag and to enjoy a five Michelin star dining experience. Experiencing Mexico City is also to buy luxury goods from international flagship […]

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Posted on March 16, 2020 by   Language Covered: Spanish | 

The Difference Between Quebecois and French

The differences between “France French” and Canadian French have often been compared to those of American English and British English, although this is a hotly contested debate – the relationship is perhaps more akin to that of Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese. Quebecois vs French as we’ll call it for the purpose of our debate here. If French is your target language, this guide will give you a rundown of what to […]

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Posted on March 9, 2020 by   Language Covered: French | 

Holidays in Mexico (and elsewhere in Latin America)

Are you one of those travelers that are always looking to maximize your cultural immersion whilst on your adventures? Here’s a tip for your next vacation — start by planning ahead and ensuring your travels coincide with some of the key national holidays celebrated in your host country. National holidays and how they are celebrated […]

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Posted on March 2, 2020 by   Language Covered: Spanish | 

20 of the Most Useful Phrases for Business Negotiations in Spanish

Spanish is the official language in over 20 countries worldwide. Spanish speakers offer a massive global market, with over 577 million Spanish speakers. International businesspeople would do well to have a grasp of the language or risk losing a sizeable market share. Using Spanish phrases correctly can earn you bonus points when negotiating a business […]

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Posted on February 24, 2020 by   Language Covered: Spanish | 

Uruguayan Slang Terms

This guide to slang terms from Uruguay is part of our Spanish slang guides, a collection of the most common slang for different Spanish-speaking countries. Before traveling to either country, having a basic understanding of common phrases, quick hits, and old stand-by sayings will make communication much easier on the ground. Even though it is […]

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Posted on February 20, 2020 by   Language Covered: Spanish | 

How To Play Tejo In Colombia

El Tejo If you’re planning on heading to Colombia and you really want to soak yourself in their culture and connect with the locals, then playing Tejo, or Turmequé as it is sometimes known, is a great way to start. Although you may have not heard of it, once you get to Colombia it is […]

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Posted on February 17, 2020 by   Language Covered: Spanish |