The Best Way to Learn a Language: What the Science Says

30th januari 2020

Which is the best way to learn a language? It all depends who you ask. Some learn by memorising words, other by reading or listening and then there...

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Happy Chinese New Year!

24th januari 2020

Happy Chinese New Year!  新年快乐 We at Languagematters wish everyone celebrating Chinese New Year this weekend joy and happiness with family an...

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Chinese New Year 2020: Rats, luck and why you should avoid medicine, laundry and crying children

The Chinese New year is approaching and the celebration will begin on Saturday 25th January across the world.  With the celebration of t...

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Amsterdam Attractions

22nd januari 2020

If you are looking to explore Amsterdam, there are numerous attractions to visit. Have a look at some of the sights of beautiful Amsterdam in the a...

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Is this the most powerful word in the English language?

17th januari 2020

The word “The” might be the most commonly used word in the English vocabulary. However, we don’t really reflect on the purpose of the individual wo...

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Where Dutch directness comes from

13th januari 2020

The Dutch people are known for their straightforwardness and they have a word for it “bespreekbaarheid”. But where does this directness come from. ...

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

8th januari 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 Secret To Better Work Productivity

16th december 2019

A good night sleep is the essential source of productivity in any aspect in life. Read more about how sleep can improve your productivity.

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Christmas competition!

12th december 2019

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How To Make 2020 The Best Year Ever For Your Career

11th december 2019

If you feel that your career is not going the direction that you wish for. Then 2020 is the year of changes! Have a look at these tips for you to a...

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