5 unusual Advent traditions from around the world

There are all sorts of different traditions around the world during this period. They may happen on different days and they may take many different forms, but they are all about preparation for Christmas

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5 tips for combining exercise and language learning

Exercise is not just good for the body, it’s been proven to keep our mind muscles healthy and toned as well. What’s more, with a little imagination and planning, you can stay fit and learn at the same

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7 ways to fit language learning into your daily routine

Language learning is a long – and enjoyable! – journey. To get the most from it and to keep going, you will need to build learning into your daily routines and find time slots that are convenient for

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Are you making travel plans again?

some are starting to dare to dream about travel and holidays again. Travel guru and Rosetta Stone regular, Alex Outhwaite has been using her time at home to learn more about other cultures, improve her

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Live on Sky News: British Polyglot busts 4 myths about language learning

This week journalist and polyglot, Alex Rawlings, appeared live on Sky News to talk about Rosetta Stone’s language learning survey. Alex is a long time champion of multilingualism and is currently

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How do the British feel about languages?

Nearly three quarters thought learning a foreign language would change their life for the better. They ranked the ways that if could improve their lives in this order:

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Learner Interview: Chinese

Companies have recognized the benefit of employing Mandarin-speaking staff. This also has a lot to do with the Chinese idea of “Guanxi” (关系)….

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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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Four temples not to miss in Kyoto

Kavita Favelle, food and travel blogger, is learning Japanese ahead of her second trip to the country. In this post she looks back at her first trip and tells us more about the must-see temples in Kyo...

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The most popular non-European languages

Now Rosetta Stone gives you access to all 24 languages it teaches, there’s a great opportunity to explore some of the less-well-known ones. Why not explore the sights and sounds of Vietnamese, Korean,

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Try before you buy. First lesson free with the app

The Rosetta Stone app allows you to learn away from home, as you travel, commute or whenever you have a spare moment. – and comes with a free first lesson

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Learning Arabic Phrases in Egypt

Achlan! ….and welcome to the learning adventure of Michele, travel vlogger and linguist. Last year we recruited language-learning traveller, Michele, of the intrepid guide, to try out Rosetta

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