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French etiquette to follow when studying abroad in France

So, it’s time for your journey in France… I guess that you are all packed up and ready to take off towards an unforgettable study abroad experience in the most beautiful and romantic country in the world. But before you step on French ground, here are…

5 Italian Expressions About Wine

Proverbs are a very important part of any language. Some of the proverbs and expressions have literal meaning, while others don’t. The Italian language is full of proverbs and expressions. As you may already know, wine is also an essential part of…

Women are better language learners than men!?

Every now and then, when I think about the differences between males and females, a question pops up in my head. Are females better language learners than males? After doing some research on the internet I stumbled upon many studies and articles which…

So what are the easiest languages to learn?

Many people ask themselves - what is the easiest language to learn - in hopes that they will get an easy answer. Well, let me tell you, the answer to this question does not exist. The answer depends on several factors such as native language, ability to…

7 Language Learning Strategies

Learning a new language or improving the one you already speak is a different experience for everyone. Some people find learning a new language a piece of cake while others really struggle to grasp the basics. Studies have shown that women are prone to…

6 reasons to start learning Russian now

Are you planning to try learning a new language? Learning languages is always a good idea. Probably most people who would like to take up a language would decide for the “most popular ones” such as English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian. But…

Advantages of being a polyglot

People who speak more than two languages know and, what is more important, feel the advantage of that knowledge. The idea of multilingualism is misunderstood. Getting yourself a good job and improving your career are not the only reasons why you should…

Language Learning Facts You Might Not Know

Each one of us realizes, in a different stage of our lives, that learning a second (sometimes third) language is a must do activity. Some of us do it with pleasure, some totally hate it. Here I will present you some interesting facts about language…

10 things you must do when you study Spanish in Malaga

Studying abroad is once-in-a-lifetime experience that will enrich you as a young individual. If you are one of those who have chosen Malaga as your next study abroad destination read these 10 things you must do when you study Spanish in Malaga.

Study Abroad Safety Tips

What often comes to mind when we hear the phrase study abroad are excitement, fun, travel, and party. But students who are going to study abroad must think beyond this. The first thing that is of utmost importance is how to stay safe in a country in…

Study Abroad Mistakes to Avoid

Are you getting ready to leave your home and go study abroad? I am sure you are very excited about this, thinking what may possibly be the best experience in your lifetime. You might feel terrified by the idea that you are going to go in a foreign country…

Why Study Spanish in Spain?

Spanish is a language that is spoken by almost 500 million people worldwide. To be able to speak Spanish means to be able to make many friends worldwide, to expand your career opportunities and to be able to travel worldwide without being afraid that you…

How To Understand Londoners

If you took anything anyone in Britain said literally you'd have a very hard time keeping up! The English language and certainly the British need to be taken with a pinch of salt. Reading in between the lines of what is being said is just as important as…

Top Careers for Multilingual People

People with a flair for languages are blessed as the talent of speaking various international languages comes with its own set of perks. Having multiple languages in your repetoir opens doors around the world and language hobbyists will be more than…

How Studying Abroad Makes You Smarter

We all know the many reasons to study and live abroad, and besides the usual benefits of language acquisition, cultural immersion and expanding horizons, what does living abroad actually do for us?

What you need to know before studying abroad

Most people agree that studying abroad is a valuable experience. To ensure that you make the most it, it's important to be prepared. The following guide will help you prepare all important things like expenses, visas and what to carry before taking that…

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Gostudylink offers more than 350 of the best language courses abroad! So whether you want to study General English in London, Business French in Bordeaux or exam preparation in Spain we have the right language course for you! Let us help you plan your…

5 things you didn’t know about studying abroad

Studying abroad is often seen as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to so many people; a unique chance to be immersed in a country, city and environment by studying a new language and living with a host family. All your careful planning may still not…

Benefits of Living With Host Family

When you move abroad to study a new language, it is a great idea to stay with a host family while you are there. There are many benefits to living with a local family and the chance to improve your language skills and discover a new culture is a…

Infographic: Workplace Customs From Around The World

Did you know that in Japan you should give and receive a business card with 2 hands? And that in Egypt business meetings are never scheduled on Fridays? Doing business around the world requires you to understand workplace customs and etiquette from…

Benefits of Corporate Language Training for Employees

Corporate expansion into international markets usually requires employees to have a certain level of proficiency with a foreign language or two. It matters little whether a company partners with an international firm, opens additional offices in another…

Aussie slang you might hear while studying English in Australia

Australians have a unique brand of slang and if you come prepared, you’ll have no trouble understanding these expressions and getting along with locals. Aussies tend to shorten words, so instead of saying “we will meet up this afternoon” they will…

What you must see (and do) while studying German in Berlin

When you study German in Berlin you will have a chance to explore a wide variety of cultural content originating from different centuries and not to mention the great German cuisine and beers. So here are some of our tips on places to go and things to see…

7 Reasons to Study a Language Abroad

You want to study and learn a new language. In order to do so, you can either stay in your home country and take courses at a language school or with a tutor, study online or you can choose the more exciting and effective option: pack your bags and study…

CEFR Levels Explained

The Common European Framework of Reference, or CEFR, represents a guideline used to describe achievement of learners of foreign languages. The guide is applied across Europe and is some other non-European countries such as Columbia and the Philippines. So…

Must see attractions | French in Bordeaux

When you study French in Bordeaux, you won’t be spending your entire time in the classroom. Exploring the city and practising your French skills in everyday life situations is essential to immersion. In order to make your studies in Bordeaux as pleasant…

How to Choose a Language School Abroad

We're sure you've researched many language schools online but do you know what you really need to consider when choosing a language school abroad? There are some important factors to think about before you commit to a particular school and program, so be…

The Ultimate Study Abroad Packing List

You have a study abroad program coming soon and you’re getting everything ready, but there is one thing that is especially annoying to you: you don’t know what to pack and how much of everything should you bring. Here you will find your ultimate study…

6 Reasons to Study English in the UK

When studying another language, it is very important to study it in its native country, in order to have a complete immersion experience. Studying, for example, the English language in your home country may not be as efficient or practical as studying…

What are the hardest languages to learn?

Some languages require more than a year of study for a native English speaker to become fluent, while others would take just weeks. Regardless of what language you study, your brain will benefit! The infographic below shows some of the hardest languages to learn.

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