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Articles by Katrin
How To Say ‘I Love You’ In 10 Different Languages
Have you ever wanted to say “I love you” in French? Or maybe in Italian? Or Spanish? Impress your special someone by professing your love in 10 different languages.
9 Weird, Funny German Expressions You Should Know
The German language, like any language, contains a number of peculiar turns of phrase. When you stumble across an idiom or become aware of funny German expressions, you might be pretty confused at first. A literal translation won’t make any sense to you (even Germans might have a hard time explaining what they really mean). […]
The Weirdest Superstitions From Around The World
When it comes to superstitions, each country has its own idea of what constitutes bad luck. Just make sure you never do these 13 things.
Game Of Tongues: The Invented Languages In ‘Game Of Thrones’ And Its Spinoffs
Which languages are spoken in the ‘Game of Thrones’ universe? How were they created and what would be their equivalents in our world?
Let’s Bust Some Myths About Raising Bilingual Children
Does growing up with more than one language delay cognitive development or enhance it? We dig into some scientific studies on bilingualism to separate fact from fiction.
8 German Words You’ll Struggle To Pronounce (If You’re Not German)
We chose the most difficult German words we could find and asked people learning German to pronounce them. Here’s what happened, with pronunciation tips below.
German Dialects: The Hessian Dialect
The Hessian dialect still exists, but it’s not the same as it used to be.
What Languages And Dialects Are Spoken In Alsace-Lorraine?
The region of Alsace-Lorraine has had a complicated linguistic history.
German Dialects: The Franconian Dialect
Learn more about one of the most diverse dialects in Germany.