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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 …

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 …

Oscar Wilde about language

Oscar Wilde was an Irish poet and writer who used different forms troughout the 1880s. In the early 1890s he became one of the most popular writers in London. His parents were Anglo-Irish intellectuals in Dublin. Because of them Oscar Wilde became fluent in French and German early in life. In addition, Oscar Wilde tried …

The best language schools in Germany

Germany – or the Federal Republic of Germany – is in central-western Europe and includes 16 constituent states. Because of its geographic location and culture, Germany is a famous destination for language learners. In different language schools, you have the possibilty to learn German, but also other foreign languages and to get in touch with …

Advantages of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Two weeks ago I wrote an article about the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. In this article you can find all the information you need: I wrote about the levels, the things a learner should know and which tests you could write to get a certificate. Here you get the general information: Common …