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13 facts about Portuguese

Portuguese is a wonderful language to learn. You could attend language schools in another country or in your hometown or you could look for a language partner to improve your language skills. But what do we really know about the Portuguese language? 13 facts about Portuguese 1) It is the official language of nine countries: …

Language schools in Hamburg

Hamburg is located in the north of Germany and the second largest city of the country. The official name, Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg (Free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg), reflects Hamburgs history. Until 1871, the city was a fully sovereign state. Today, it is one of the 16 states of Germany. The city, situated on …

Useful words and sentences in Italian

Would you like to learn the language of love? If you’d answered with yes, you should start learning Italian. Italian is native to Italy and Switzerland, but also to Dalmatia (Croatia), Slovene Istra (Slovenia) and Corfù (Greece). It is part of the Indo-euorpean languages and has official status in Italy, San Marina, Vatican City and …

20 facts about French

French is one of the 12 world languages. But what do you really know about this language? 20 facts about French 1) The number of French speakers has tripled since 1945. 2) French is a working language of the UN, the EU and a lot of international organizations like the International Red Cross committee, Amnesty …

Idiomatic expressions in Norwegian

Norwegian is a wonderful and special language which is not so often learned. But the Norwegian language is a North Germanic language and is spoken in Norway. In addition, you can also find a lot of similarities with Swedish or Danish. We already wrote an article about the Norwegian language which you can read here …

Language schools in Porto

Porto is the second largest city in Portugal (after Lisbon) and has about 250.000 habitants. It is located along the Douro river estuary in Northern Portugal and is known for the good port wine. In addition, the city in one of the oldest European centres and is a World Heritage Site since 1996. The most …