Language is an integral part of everyone’s life. It helps you connect with people, understand their culture and their custom. You never know when you will have to travel abroad, so learning a few foreign languages is a brilliant idea. It keeps your mind sharp and the benefits of learning a foreign language are manifold. Here are four reasons why learning a foreign language is the perfect hobby.Continue reading “4 Reasons Why Learning a Foreign Language Is the Perfect Hobby”
When visiting Davao City, tourists believe that there is no need to be worried about language barriers. That might be true, given Davaoeño’s ability to quickly learn new languages. One example is the province’s growing BPO industry. We can understand, speak, and write in English, Tagalog, and Bisaya with ease.Continue reading “Bisaya For Beginners: The Must-Know Basic Phrases and Pronunciation”
Reading The Little Prince as an adult was such a strange experience. I remember reading this as a kindergarten, my mother gave me a copy and insisted I read it, and I only remember hating it, and that it made me cry. In grade 1, I remember telling my mom how I wanted to be an astronaut so I could travel to Asteroid B-612 and I wanted to have a fox. I also remember laughing a few times. The almost condescending attitude towards adults and the jokes at their expense makes this book appealing to kids since they can relate to being baffled by grown-ups.
But as I’m laughing at the crazy adults and the crazy things they do, I had to stop for a second as it sank in that I do those crazy things, too. I found myself reflecting on the deeper story behind this prince and his adorable travels to different planets. The little prince’s complete bewilderment at the behavior of adults challenged the way I think in so many ways.Continue reading “The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in 24 Different Languages | #FridayReads”
Ahh! Love! Love is such a magical and refreshing feeling. No wonder it makes us smile so broadly. I got to admit, I’ve got it bad for one special person whose native language isn’t English or Tagalog. I want to tell him exactly how I feel in his mother tongue and at the same time, want to impress him. Sappy much? Here’s how to say I Love You in different languages.Continue reading “How to Say “I Love You” in 10 Different Languages”
Russian for Beginners: The Russian language is, without a doubt, a fascinating language to learn. It is the first tongue of many famous authors, artists, musicians, scientists, and filmmakers. After reading masterpieces such as Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment and Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, I wanted to read them in their native language.
For the people who do not speak it, Russian is a highly confusing language. It may be both thrilling and intimidating for a novice since the alphabet is highly distinctive, words are not pronounced like they are written, and it is one of the few remaining Slavic languages. Learning Russian, on the other hand, is really beneficial! Listed below are a few intriguing reasons why the language and its speakers are so impressive and intriguing.Continue reading “Russian for Beginners: The Must-Know Phrases and Pronunciation”
French for Beginners: Hey there! Are you planning an exciting adventure to France? That’s awesome! You’re in for a treat as you’ll get to immerse yourself in the local culture and indulge in some delicious French cuisine. However, getting around might not always be as smooth as you’d like it to be.
But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! To make your trip even more enjoyable, it’s a great idea to brush up on some basic French. Trust us, it’ll come in handy when you encounter situations where people may not speak English.
We’ve compiled a list of 50 useful French phrases for travelers like you. These phrases are commonly used, and knowing them will make navigating throughout France a breeze.
So, get ready to have a fantastic time in France, and don’t forget to practice these helpful French phrases. Bon voyage!Continue reading “Say Bonjour to Your New Language: Master French For Beginners with Must-Know Phrases and Pronunciation!”
Filipino For Beginners: The Must-Know for Basic Phrases and Pronunciation
Interesting Facts About the Filipino Language
- Tagalog (or Filipino) belongs to the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family. The name of the language is derived from taga-ilog, from taga (native) + ilog (river).
- Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, is named after a mangrove tree that has white flowers called nilad.
20 Useful Japanese Phrases for Travelers
Many visitors to Japan do not speak or understand the Japanese language. You don’t have to be worried if you find yourself wondering about the city with no way to ask for directions. There will be English signage everywhere, from public transit to tourist attractions. When you approach the Information Booths, you will see that the majority of the people present are fluent in English.Continue reading “20 Useful Japanese Phrases for Travelers”