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Spanish Vocabulary Quiz Round Four

April 26, 2017
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Test your Spanish vocabulary with this new matching exercise containing an additional thirty words. Match each Spanish word on the left with its English equivalent on the right. Check the …

More German-English False Friends

April 17, 2017
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This week we’ll be turning our attention to another set of German-English false friends. As English is a Germanic language, there are many cognates between the two languages. However, this …

French Idioms

April 11, 2017
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This week we’re going to look at ten more French idiomatic expressions. These basic idiomatic expressions will help you to increase your French comprehension and acceptance by native speakers. For …

More Portuguese-Spanish False Friends

April 4, 2017
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Portuguese and Spanish are closely-related. The languages share a similar structure and many words have similar meanings. These similarities make watching out for false friends between the languages especially important. …

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Chinese-Japanese False Friends

March 27, 2017
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In this lesson, we’re going to look at twenty false friends between Chinese logographic characters and Japanese kanji. Because the Japanese concept of kanji has its origins in the more …

More Common Japanese Loanwords

March 15, 2017
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Loanwords are Japanese words that have been “borrowed” from other languages, usually English. Most loanwords are simply transliterations of their donor words. For example, コーヒー (kōhī) is the loanword for …

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Common Japanese Loanwords

March 6, 2017
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Loanwords are Japanese words that have been “borrowed” from other languages, usually English. Most loanwords are simply transliterations of their donor words. For example, コーヒー (kōhī) is the loanword for …

Spanish Diminutives and Augmentatives

February 27, 2017
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In this lesson, we’re going to look at Spanish diminutives and augmentatives. These suffixes can be added to nouns, adjectives, and adverbs and usually indicate smaller and larger size, respectively. …

Japanese Vocabulary Quiz Round Three

February 23, 2017
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Test your Japanese vocabulary with this new matching exercising containing an additional twenty-six words. Match each Japanese word on the left with its English equivalent on the right. We’ve included …