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Falso Amico: Italian-English False Friends Part 2

April 28, 2017
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Italian and English possess are surprisingly-large number of cognates. Italian words such as farmacia (pharmacy), intelligente (intelligent), and necessario (necessary) mean exactly what a native English speaker would expect them …

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Japanese Vocabulary Quiz Round Two

September 8, 2016
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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 …

Italian Idioms

August 23, 2016
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Continuing our journey through idiomatic expressions, this week we’ll look at twelve common Italian idioms. As in English, idiomatic expressions are phrases whose literal meanings bear little, if any, relation …

Spanish Idioms

August 15, 2016
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In this lesson, we’re going to examine the meanings behind fifteen Spanish idioms. Knowing basic idiomatic expressions can increase your understanding of any language, not to mention your degree of …

Japanese-English False Friends

July 14, 2016
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In this week’s lesson, we’re going to examine eight Japanese-English false friends. False friends in Japanese are a bit different than false friends in other languages. False friends between English …

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Japanese Vocabulary Quiz

July 11, 2016
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This week’s quiz contains twenty-six words that all beginning Japanese language learners should know. Match each Japanese word on the left with its English equivalent on the right. We’ve included …

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Chinese Vocabulary Quiz

July 10, 2016
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Test your Chinese vocabulary with this matching exercise containing twenty-six core Chinese words. Match each Chinese word on the left with its English equivalent on the right. We’ve included Pinyin …