Languages don’t all have the same number of terms for colors – scientists have a new theory why

1st april 2020

Most people operate on average 11 colour words. However, our cultural development and languages have an influence on the way we perceive or define ...

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When speaking a new language, what matters most is your attitude — not your accuracy

26th maart 2020

The fear of speaking a new language can seem very intimidating and can make us feel judged and reluctant to converse. According to a study, the les...

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The elusive foolproof theory of the origin of language

10th maart 2020

Languages play a crucial role in our everyday life. We convey our feelings and thoughts as well as influence others. However, how did we adapt lang...

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How your language reflects the senses you use

6th maart 2020

According to a research, the language we speak can have an impact on how we describe a taste or a smell. This could also give us a hidden insight i...

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How the language we use entrenches inequalities

2nd maart 2020

Language has a massive influence across all industries and sectors, such as policy and society. It is continually evolving and we need to be aware ...

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The huge benefits of working in your second language

28th februari 2020

Working in another language can be challenging, however it has a surprising number of positive side effects. Read more about it here.

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The importance of becoming multilingual in a global job market

19th februari 2020

Knowing another language will have a significant influence for the future of employment as we know it. With current economic and trade changes, the...

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Sidewalk or stoop? Has your English evolved into Expat Speak?

12th februari 2020

Living in another country, such as the Netherlands, can influence your mother tongue with the Dutch  language over time. However, it might not be a...

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Moving to the Amsterdam Area in 10 easy steps

4th februari 2020

Relocating to another city can be a bit of a challenge but also very exciting. If you are thinking of moving to Amsterdam and not sure where to sta...

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8 Most Useful Languages to Learn in 2020 and the New Decade

31st januari 2020

To be proficient in a language can take a decade. There can be various...

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