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Body Language In Language Learning

We may be ‘speaking’ the same language, but are we ‘looking’ the same language?

Chat is the most common way that the 7.442 billion of us in the world communicate and it can be a handy way of improving our speaking and listening skills in our target language.

How many people speak English?

As a first language: 350 billion people

As a second language: 430 million people

Fresher’s Week International fancy dress themes that you’re guaranteed to see!

Freedom, friends and flyers for the SU parties; Fresher’s week is finally here! And fancy dress is a placing high on your list of priorities; that’s after the slew of shots, spirits and other merry beverages that you’ll find yourself quenching your thirst with throughout the week. And now, clutching your student card close following the guided campus tour, you’re checking out the nearest shops for cheap, cheerful and colour costumes. Trust me. When you stoop to paying for a £3 pizza with purely 2p coins, you’ll begin to see the value in EVERY bit of loose change. My advice?

National Read a Book Day

Bookworms and wordsmiths of the world, pick up your page-turners, or buy a new one, as today is National Read a Book Day! To help you on your language learning quest, we’ll be sharing handy hints from books that tap into what’s going on behind the scenes of your journey to fluency.

Twiddling your thumbs in an elevator? Or stuck in a queue? Berry Farber calls these “The Hidden Moments” and says we should taking advantage of them by reviewing something in our target language.

La rentrée – France’s fourth season

A new calendar of cultural events commences in France at this time of year, with no sign of the holiday blues as people return from the breaks away. In a phenomenon that the French like to call ‘la rentrée’, which happens every year at the end of September, new stock hits the shelves in the shops, stationary goes on sale for kids going back to school, new TV programmes splash onto screens and local libraries are brimming with book launches!


Sing that idiom! Classroom karaoke with ABBA

Skating onto your Spotify with dancing queens, young and sweet only seventeen, the one and only ABBA are a fine and prime specimen of the most popular karaoke artists of all time. Amongst their lively lyrics that are worthy of a table dance or two, or your own resounding rendition at the top of your lungs*, are a whole bunch of idioms in our target language. From the release of their very first single back in 1974, the Swedish pop band are STLL selling a gobsmacking one million songs a year – (MmmmHMMM! My jaw dropped too.

Wordplay, wortspiele, dajare, jeu do mots and more! Four cultural Father’s Day Dad jokes that will make you want to cringe, cry or crack up…

Father’s Day was this weekend. The day when Dad can put his feet up, blast music from his stereo and crack as many head-in-your-hands types of jokes as possible… and not have anyone complain about it. Sounding familiar? 

In our family, we’ve succumbed to withstanding the same joke on repeat uttered from my Dad. His favourite being: ‘I used to be a werewolf… but I’m alright *nOOoOwwww* – screeched in some sort of demented howl. 

3 increíble ways to meet native speakers and unleash your learning finesse

Us earthlings are social beings. And a bounteous bunch - a whopping 65% of us to be exact - are visual learners. That means yep. You guessed it. We learn best from seeing. While we’re all ears when it comes to getting to know new, modernistic methods for learning a foreign language, the relationship between you and earphones can be pretty one-sided. And for that matter, there isn’t a great deal of improvement on the relationship between you and your revision cards either.

What are the most common mistakes Lingora’s English language learners are making?

With Lingora, you are not just told by native speakers which mistakes you are making in the languages you learn.  You are also regularly reminded of the areas you need to work on in terms of your speaking and writing skills.  

Each week Lingora sends its members out a customised summary of all the corrections native speakers have provided them with on the site. Let’s look at an example of one here: