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How To Learn a Language from Home

You don’t have to travel to learn a new language. Honestly, you don’t even need to put on pants! I’ve studied several languages from home over the last decade. In fact, according to my italki stats (more …

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How to Sound Like a North Korean

(Want to skip the history? Scroll down to the List of 21 North Korean Words in Crash Landing On You)   How much do you know about the North Korean accent? Netflix’s new drama “Crash Landing on …

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Anyone here speak/study #ukrainian? I'm curious how much of this is legit, and how much is ChatGPT's characteristic overconfidence.

I define an "untranslateable" Ukrainian word as one that cannot be translated into a single English word with other words or context.

#langtwt

A Singaporean friend recently told me that Kinokuniya’s foreign language section has already been drastically reduced. But coming from China, I’m still glad I brought an empty suitcase. #langtwt