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The websites you need to bookmark as a linguist

My Bookmarks tab is always growing with useful websites to help me on my language learning journey. Are you a linguist? Bookmark these sites now... Word Reference If you are a languages student and haven't usedΒ Word ReferenceΒ then I salute you for getting through the countless essays and translation exercises up until now. This is an… Continue reading The websites you need to bookmark as a linguist

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Top 5 pre-departure tips for moving abroad

Before I flew out to France for a year before university, I was pretty clueless about the behind-the-scenes of moving abroad. Since then, I have flown back and forth to the UK for weekend visits, spent 3 months living in Paris as an intern and am flying out later this month to work in Spain… Continue reading Top 5 pre-departure tips for moving abroad

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Euskera and the luck of the draw

As a linguist studying French and Spanish, and having taken modules in Catalan too for the past couple of years, I was feeling pretty confident with my British Council allocation to the Basque Country. Although Spanish is the main language spoken in Spain, Catalan, Galician and Basque are also spoken in their respective regions. As… Continue reading Euskera and the luck of the draw