Speaking about Languages

How to Write a Business Email in French

By Leonie Altehülshorst A well-written email to a client or colleague can leave a lasting positive impression. Formal correspondence is highly valued by the French and writing in a way which meets societal conventions can make it much easier to be positively received. This article will provide examples of typical expressions used in French business emails and will explain how …

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7 Tips for Learning Languages

They say that children learn languages the best. But that doesn’t mean that adults should give up. Some of the polyglots in TED’s Open Translation Project share their secrets to mastering a foreign language. Their best strategies distill into seven basic principles: Get real. Decide on a simple, attainable goal to start with so that you don’t feel overwhelmed. German …

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