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Comparison of difficulty of different languages
When people start thinking about learning a language like Russian or Chinese, one of the first thoughts that spring to mind is that it (...)
Duolingo number of users per language statistics
Duolingo is a platform where you can learn many different foreign languages for free. It’s a great way to start learning a language you (...)
‘February’ in European languages
The English word “February” comes from Latin februarius, which means “of purification”. The corresponding names for the second month of (...)

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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 (...)
June 16, 2015 – Jakub MarianEnglish, German, Maps, Russian, Spanish
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Do languages influence our way of thinking?
Each language forces you to think in a slightly different way. There are many concepts that can be expressed easily in one language but (...)
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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 (...)
Map of the percentage of population able to speak Russian in the EU by country
Russian used to be the first foreign language most inhabitants of the former Eastern Bloc learned. Understandably, the number of Russian (...)
June 11, 2014 – Jakub MarianMaps, Russian
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 (...)
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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 (...)
Is Czech a hard language? Are Slavic languages hard?
Let me start by saying: Yes, I do think that Czech is a very complicated language; it is difficult to grasp and even more difficult to (...)
September 25, 2013 – Jakub MarianCzech, Other languages, Russian