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Why English is difficult for Arabic speakers

As Arabic is not an Indo-European language it does not share many of the fundamental features of English. What feels obvious to say speakers of English, German, Spanish or Russian may not be at all obvious to Arabic speakers. Read on for … Read More»

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Learning by doing – get away from the table

In many parts of the world, people learn second (or third or fourth or fifth) languages not by rationally studying a language but by picking them up in the course of their lives. You may have experienced how different it feels to … Read More»

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