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Let’s talk turkey. Thanksgiving is as American as apple pie, right? The turkey, the football game, the nap on the couch, the family time—all hallowed traditions. But festivals giving thanks for successful harvests have existed for millennia across the world, including in Ancient Egypt and Greece. These harvest festivals have plenty in common with our […]
“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” – Nelson Mandela 1918 – 2013 These words might have been the inspiration that brought Matthew J. LeVine to the idea of learning a language as […]
Pimsleur Approach is proud to announce the winners of its 2014 Study Abroad Scholarship Contest. When we launched the essay contest with the question, “How will studying abroad help you better understand the culture you live in?” entries poured in from all corners of the US. The answers from today’s bright young minds thrilled and […]
On November 15, it will be 344 years since John Amos Comenius passed away. John Amos Co-who, we hear you say? Comenius was a Czech teacher, educator, philosopher and incredibly prolific writer who lived and worked in a raft of different European countries, including Sweden, England, the Netherlands and Transylvania —an impressive achievement for the […]
Mandy Hegarty | www.world-words.com Today, in our ongoing battle of the languages, we’re pitting two of the so-called Romance languages against each other. In one corner, we have French, a language that hails from Western Europe, but is also spoken in many parts of Africa, Asia and North America. In the other corner, we have Italian, […]
- A Moveable Feast: Thanksgiving Celebrations (& Recipes!) Around the Globe!
- Perfecting the Art of Language Learning: A Story Told by Pimsleur’s Customer of the Month
- Announcing…The Winners of Pimsleur’s 2014 Study Abroad Scholarship Contest!
- The Father of Modern Education: John Amos Comenius
- Battle of the Languages: French vs. Italian – What Language is Right for You?!
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