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Meet the intrepid linguist Michele

I was keen to interview Michele. Not just because she is so well travelled, but because she has such a genuine passion for languages. She has learnt several languages already, including achieving fluency

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Why Mum’s education is important too

Pursuing further education as a mother not only brings multiple personal benefits, it can also lead to better educational outcomes for children too.

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International Women Speak with Confidence

To celebrate international women’s day, we’ve asked some female leaders, travel bloggers and language learners to tell us about how languagues have changed their lives.

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Learning Chinese in the year of the dog

As a new year dawns in China, we’ve been finding out a bit more about Mandarin. What it is, how to learn it and why you might want to start in this ‘year of the dog’.

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Mandarin after 30 days of learning

How much Mandarin can you learn in 30 days? We put the challenge to lifestyle vlogger Shu. Shu grew up in England and communicated with her parents in their native Cantonese language, but she never

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Learning Chinese in remote Western China

“I knew I needed more than determination to learn Chinese quickly – I needed desperation.” How one English expat opted for total immersion.

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How to find the right words for Romance this Valentine’s

To help out all you helpless romantics this Valentines, Rosetta Stone has been taking advice from some experts in the art of verbal love-making….

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Which language should I start learning next?

If you want to learn a language but can’t decide which one to go for then we’ve got some tips to help you make your mind up.

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What is the ROI on your language learning?

Learning a second language requires a substantial investment of both time and passion, but it pays off for those who can commit.Time for a look at the increasing value of languages in a globalised economy

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Separated by war. Reunited through language.

Imagine discovering a family you thought you’d lost forever was alive and looking for you. Mark’s story begins with the word “Brother” and traces his return to a land that he’d spent much

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Second Language | Second Adolescence

Then something happened to me that I can’t remember happening for years: I blushed red!

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My wedding in Japan

Getting married? “That’s for crazy people!” I used to think. I thought I would get to my 50s as a single man. However, one day I found myself engaged to a Japanese woman.

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