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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 …

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 …

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 …

Quotes about travelling

If you want to learn a foreign language you also have to travel. In another country you can get in touch with the culture, with natives and with the real language (and not the language from your textbooks). But travelling is not always travelling. You could plan your next language journey to attend also a language …

Language schools in Havana

Havana is the capital city of Cuba and has about 2.1 million inhabitants. In addition, it’s the largest city and the leading commercial centre of the country. In the 16th century the city was founded by the Spanish and in 1592 the king Philip II of Spain granted Havana the title of City. Havana is …

Language schools in Bologna

Bologna is the capital of the region Emilia-Romagna. The city was also declared European capital of culture in 2000 and a UNESCO “City of music” in 2006. Because of many large mechanical, electronic and food companies the city is very important and is regarded as a city with the best quality of life in the …

13 reasons to travel

Many students learn languages because they love to travel around the world. To travel means to discover new cities and countires, to learn something new every day and to meet persons from all over the world. You could search for your next language school here or you could read the following reasons for travelling before …

Language schools in Johannesburg

The largest city in South Africa is Johannesburg. It’s the provincial capital and the seat of the Constitutional Court. The city is located in the Witwatersrand range of hills and known for its museums, theatres, galleries and libraries. While studying a foreign language you could visit different museums, like the Johannesburg Art Gallery, the Adler …