Travel Burnout: How to Make Every Country Feel Comfortable (Without Spending a Lot)

Our best memories of everyday life are normally connected to something pleasant like a cup of delicious coffee in the company of close friends, a picturesque sunset viewed on the way home from work, or the taste of pizza made by yourself. We mostly skip or ignore something unpleasant and frustrating. No one likes to […] Read more

Advantages of language learning

Si aprender otro idioma es tu propósito del 2021 ¡podemos ayudarte! Descubre las ventajas de adquirir una segunda lengua y aplica nuestros consejos de acuerdo con tu edad. If your resolution for 2021 is developing your language skills, we can help! Discover the advantages of learning a second language and follow our tips according to […] Read more

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5 Popular Japanese TV Shows to Help You Learn Japanese

Japan is a highly developed country. Japanese people are proud not only of the latest technologies but also of their distinctive culture. Japanese is one of the most interesting languages in the world. Its writing system has a complex structure: Chinese characters are “kanji” and two phonetic alphabets – “katakana” and “hiragana”, which were created […] Read more

Las tradiciones en Año Nuevo / New Years Traditions

  En la fiesta de Año Nuevo tenemos algunas tradiciones que hacen el momento familiar muy divertido y lleno de esperanza y alegría. Algunos ejemplos de ellas son: las doce uvas, uso de ropa interior de colores, etc. En México, la tradición de año nuevo que culmina la temporada decembrina es el Día de Reyes.  […] Read more

La Nochebuena y Año Nuevo Christmas Eve & New Years

  Las familias mexicanas celebran el nacimiento de Jesús primero asistiendo a la iglesia a una misa llamada misa de gallo.  Después, la familia se reúne y disfruta de  una cena, generalmente a partir de las 9 de la noche, donde se comen platillos típicos de la temporada decembrina. Las casas se decoran con un […] Read more

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El invierno y las tradiciones decembrinas / Winter and Christmas traditions

¡El invierno se acerca rápidamente en América del Norte y Europa! A medida que el clima se vuelve más frío y comienza a nevar, en Live Lingua pensamos que sería importante  sumergirnos en los términos y tendencias del invierno y ayudarte a comprender cómo se desarrollan en México y en América Latina. Winter is fast […] Read more

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Thanksgiving Traditions (In Spanish)

LEARN NEW WORDS WITH LIVE LINGUA Apple Pie – pie de manzana Stuffing – Relleno Turkey – Pavo Cranberry sauce – salsa de arándanos Have dinner – Cenar Pumpkin – Calabaza Sweet potato – Camote Football – Football americano Parade – Desfile Tradition – Tradición Pilgrims – Colonos Thanksgiving Dinner – cena de acción de […] Read more

overused words in english translation

Overused Words in English Translation

Sometimes, basic is boring and restrictive. The same goes for English translations. When conducting English translations, it is important to use the right words that will completely express the writer’s thoughts. It also becomes an easy read that’s highly fresh to readers’ eyes.    While yes, most of the time, simple is better, in translations, it […] Read more

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10 Memory Hacks for Learning a Language in 2021

Today we have a guest post from our friend Jason McCarthy of DigiNo. Jason is an expert in learning retention and shares his tips for optimizing what you learn in your language studies for memory retention. Take it away, Jason!   You know that feeling you get when you walk into a room and have […] Read more

How To Learn Thai Before A Trip To Thailand

The street food cart was selling boiled chicken and rice…. Called “Khao Muun Gai” in Thai. In fact, that’s ALL she sold. Chicken with rice. How hard could it be? After a handful of Thai lessons before I moved to Thailand you’d think I might be able to at least order lunch. Wrong. I went […] Read more

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