Use a Foreign Language to Give Your Partner a Fun Pet Name
If you happen to be in France (and know the language), you may get a jolt of surprise when you hear a girl call her partner “mon chou” (meaning “my cabbage"). In some countries, even the names of bodily functions are used as ways to describe love and affection for someone.
These Foreign Idioms Sound HILARIOUS Translated to English
As a fun exercise, we translated these 17 idioms and phrases from different languages into English, and the results are absolutely hilarious, but also very confusing. Why would pigs whistle, sheep wear make-up or bearded men put their precious beards into mailboxes?
20 Recommended Foreign Films of the Last 20 Years
We all like it when movies are in our language and we need not bother with subtitles. However, one cannot deny the resurgence of beautiful, captivating and intelligent film making coming from all over the world in recent years.
8 Foreign-Language Films That You Really Should Watch
That’s all well and good, but this can leave film fans who have a broader, more varied appetite a little starved, especially when it comes down to foreign-language films.
Here’s How to Learn a Language from Scratch for All Ages
In the study, participants were listening to new words in a foreign language through headphones while taking a nap.
4 Mind-Blowing Facts About the English Language
The English language is quite exceptional in many ways, but it’s simultaneously very ordinary and average compared to other languages.
5 EASY Languages to Learn If You Already Speak English
Learning a new language is definitely on my bucket list, and I know I'm not alone in that regard. But for all of the English speakers who don't speak other languages, picking a new language to learn can be tricky. Which language should you start from that's fun and not too overwhelming?
10 Oscar-Winning Foreign Movies You Can’t Afford to Miss!
Foreign movies can also give us everything we need and more. Actors, writers, producers, and directors are hard at work in studios and sets all across the world, determined to tell us some incredible stories. They may get your adrenaline pumping, make you hungry, or even touch your heart.
English Really Needs a Translation for These Foreign Words
Here are 14 untranslatable words that should really exist in the English language.
Joke: A Foreigner in Canada...
Joke: Foreign Trouble in Canada joke A patron in a Montreal restaurant turned on a tap in the washroom and got scalded.
QUIZ: How Many Foreign Words Do You Know?
What does this word mean, and in what language? German: Health Dutch: Bless you Swedish: Goodbye Finnish: Good night What does this phrase mean, and in what language?
Can You Ace Our Foreign Words Test?
QUIZ: Identify These Languages Just By Looking!
The sheer variety of languages found on this planet is incredible. Researchers estimate that there are currently around 7,000 languages in use around the world. Unfortunately, it's predicted that we'll lose almost half of them by the end of the century despite our best efforts to keep them alive.
Language Quiz: Weird Words of the English Language
You might feel that you're the king or queen of the English language when using common words or phrases, but how well do you think you'd do when trying to decipher some of the strangest words and phrases that this fabulous language has to offer?
Language Quiz: Get to the Bathroom in All Countries
When traveling in other countries, every person, no matter what language they speak, must be able to ask a few simple questions, like "Where is the train station?" or "Where can I get a taxi?" or, even more importantly at certain situations - "Where is the bathroom?"
You Know These 10 Foreign Words Without Even Realizing It
We’re willing to bet that you know more foreign words than you think, even if English is the only language you speak. Here’s why... Thousands of words, belonging to languages from across the globe, often hide under the guise of ordinary English words.
QUIZ: Which Language IS IT?
Content QUIZ: Which Language IS IT? quiz In this quiz, we have translated a sentence to many other languages. It is up to you to figure out which language it is written in!
Quiz: Can You Identify the Language?
There are THOUSANDS of languages in the world, over 2,000, in fact, and some say it's actually many more. Each has its own history, rules and of course - look and style. Can you identify the following languages from just one sentence? Give it a try!
Content QUIZ: Can You Guess the Language? (Part II) quiz Can you identify the following languages from just one sentence?
Amazing! This Little Girl Can Speak 7 Languages!
How many languages do you know how to speak? One? Two? Three perhaps?
QUIZ: You Probably Know More Foreign Words Than You Think
Most of us only know one or two languages, and chances are we won't improve on our linguistic knowledge further than that unless we absolutely have to. With that being said, many of us pick up certain words in other languages - enough to be polite, or ask for something basic. How about you?
Lost in Translation: 15 Hilarious Language Fails
When translations from foreign languages into English go wrong, apart from being almost incomprehensible, the results are often outrageously hilarious. Below, you'll find 15 of such translation fails, many of which will make you fall off your chair with laughter! 1.
Engrish is a Difficult Language to Master...
They say that English is lingua franca, the international language, of the modern world. Yet these funny signs from all over the world attest to the fact that not everyone has mastered the global tongue. This series of hilarious photos will make you laugh and wonder what dictionary they are using!
QUIZ: Can You Say Hello in 10 Languages?
Do you like foreign languages? Have you always wished you spoke more? Then we're about to test your skills. This quiz asks a simple question: Can you say hello in 10 different languages? In what language would they say "Bonjour!"?