How Non-English Speakers Are Taking Over the Internet
As $80 smartphones make it affordable to get online and content providers expand their offerings in Hindi, Tamil, Marathi and other Indian languages, Indians are increasingly surfing the World Wide Web in their local languages, according to new report from the Internet and Mobile Association of India and market research firm IMRB International.
Five reasons English speakers struggle to learn other languages
It's not just grammar stopping Brits from learning languages like German, Spanish, and French.
The most useful foreign languages an English speaker can learn, and why
Choose a language and stick with it—and make sure you have a lot of motivation, you're going to need it.
This is what 'untranslatable' words tell us about English speakers
Inaccurate claims about other languages can cause prejudice and misunderstanding.
The Easiest Languages for English Speakers to Learn
A linguist chimes in on which foreign languages are most similar to English and shares her tips for taking up a new tongue.
Ten of the easiest languages to learn for native English speakers
What are the 10 easiest languages to learn for native English speakers? And what makes learning a language easier?
The 10 Easiest Foreign Languages For English Speakers To Learn
We can thank William the Conqueror for excellent, colour, identity, and about 8000 other French-derived English words left over from the Norman occupation Linguists estimate that French has influenced up to a third of the modern English language, from the language of the courts in the 11th century to modern terms like je ne sais quoi, après-ski, and bourgeois For language learners, English has more in…
Why can’t English speakers say what they smell?
Researchers have found a tribe in the Malay peninsula rainforest who are markedly better than westerners at identifying aromas
What Are The 9 Easiest Languages For English Speakers To Learn?
Can't decide which new language to take up? Make your life simpler by learning one of these languages that's easy for English speakers to master!
These are the most difficult languages for English speakers to learn
The US Foreign Service Institute, which prepares diplomats for service abroad, has ranked foreign languages according to how long it takes native English speakers to learn them.
The Easiest Languages for Native English Speakers to Learn
Depending on your circumstances, some languages can be harder to grasp than others. If English is your first language, these languages are widely considered to be the easiest to learn how to speak, read, and write.
10 Easiest & Hardest Languages to Learn for English Speakers
Every language requires a different learning approach. Depending on how easy or hard a language is to learn, you can have varying practice times, materials, and degrees of discipline. In this artic…
How to Communicate with a Non Native English Speaker
Not all non-native speakers have trouble communicating in English. Many speak at a native level, but many do not. The ability to communicate with people who speak a limited amount of English is actually a skill that can be developed over...
Why native English speakers fail to be understood in English
Resented, mistrusted and misunderstood – do native English speakers risk being marginalised in international business?
The Easiest And Most Difficult Languages For English Speakers To Learn
Why won’t English speakers read books in translation?
Literature from other languages makes up just two or three per cent of English publishers’ output – why is the figure so low? Hephzibah Anderson investigates.
How English Sounds To Non-English Speakers
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Writing tips for non-native English speakers
If you don’t speak English natively this post is for you
The most useful language for English speakers to learn, according to an economist