Other languages

‘Merry Christmas’ in European languages (map)
A map showing how to wish people a “Merry Christmas” in French, German, Spanish, Italian and other European languages. (...)
Languages Voted Most Useful in the EU by Country
The Eurobarometer 386 survey asked people about their language abilities and attitudes to language learning. One of the questions asked (...)
‘Easter’ in European languages
The following map shows the word “Easter” (the Christian holiday) translated into various European languages, such as French, German, (...)
Most common street names by country in Europe
A map showing the most common street names by country with English translation and a list of sources. (...)
© Gstudio Group - Fotolia.com
Are all languages equally hard to learn?
When people start thinking about learning a foreign language, one of the first thoughts that spring to mind is: “I am not going to learn (...)
© Gstudio Group - Fotolia.com
How to choose a language to learn
Starting to learn a new language is a big decision. It requires a lot of dedication and perseverance, and it is a decision that can (...)
© daniel0 - Fotolia.com
Esperantists often overestimate the probability of being able to speak Esperanto
After I published my previous article explaining the pros and cons of learning Esperanto, I received many comments by Esperanto speakers (...)
June 12, 2014 – Jakub MarianOther languages
Vietnamizer – make your writing look Vietnamese
Vietnamese is an interesting language in that it uses the most diacritical marks of all languages that use the Latin alphabet in their (...)
June 1, 2014 – Jakub MarianBlog, Other languages
Map of the most spoken foreign languages in the EU by country
It is interesting to see how likely you are to be able to communicate using a foreign language when you travel in Europe. The following (...)
© Gstudio Group - Fotolia.com
Internal monologue (“speaking in your head”) as a form of language learning
There is one method I’ve been using for years for every single language I learn: the so called “internal monologue” or “inner voice”. It (...)