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Pidgin vs Creole: What They Are And How They Differ

December 12, 2020
Pidgin languages are often confused with creoles as both involve the combining of two first languages. Here's an explanation of the differences with examples.

How Arabic Speakers From Different Countries Understand Each Other

December 24, 2018
Native Arabic speakers will use an adaptation of Modern Standard Arabic which they refer to as 'white language' in order to be universally understood.

How To Tell The Difference Between European And Brazilian Portuguese

March 21, 2017
Although Brazil and Portugal share the greater part of the language, there are many variations both spoken and written.

Australian English: Here's Why It's The Best Variety In The World

January 23, 2015
I thought it'd be a good idea to write this post and explain a thing or two about what I believe to be the best variety of English in the world.

The Truth About Spanish Dialect Variations And Word Comparisons

January 28, 2012
This is a guest post by Jared Romey of SpeakingLatino.com | Real World Spanish.

Language Shadowing: A Superior Learning Method

December 30, 2011
I've spent a few hours this morning checking out the website and Youtube channel of Alexander Arguelles, one of the hyperpolyglot subjects of Michael Erard's new book Babel No More.

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