Mind Blowing Curiosities about Languages of the World
There are many interesting facts about languages.Here you can find the most interesting curiosities about languages of the world.
The following post is from Paul, an English teacher who lives in Argentina. Paul writes on behalf of Language Trainers, a language teaching service which offers foreign-language level tests as well as other free language-learning resources on their website. Check out their Facebook page or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org […]Read More
1. You often forget the number of languages you’ve learned That is, you literally have to pause and think when people ask you how many languages you’ve studied. 2. People mistake you for a spy Not because you wear a CIA badge, but because of the suspiciously high number of […]Read More
1. The urge to buy just about every language learning textbook you can get your hands on …even before you started learning your new language. 2. Listening to your foreign radio/podcast/music at just about any time of the day Shopping, taking the bus, washing the dishes, going for a #2… There […]Read More
The language is perpetually in flux: it is a living stream, shifting, changing, receiving new strength from a thousand tributaries, losing old forms in the backwaters of time. —E.B. White, The Elements of Style Languages are living things that constantly change and grow. New words are being created or imported from […]Read More
To unlock a society, look at its untranslatable words. –Salman Rushdie Today Lingholic introduces you to 15 untranslatable words that would really come in handy in the English dictionary. Now, I’m sure a few people will look at this post’s title, then read through it, and then ask themselves, “Wait a minute, […]Read More