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Tongue twisters are a fun and memorable way to challenge your language skills. In English, tongue twisters like, “she sells seashells at the seashore” can provide a laugh-out-loud hilarious challenge for a group of people. But can these wordplays be employed as a language learning tool? In fact, are tongue
“We should learn languages because language is the only thing worth knowing even poorly.” Kató Lomb Kató Lomb had it right! With that said, honing your language skills should be enjoyable and lucrative. While studies have shown that reading improves vocabulary, grammar, and mechanics, its benefits remain underestimated. Reading is
If you're wandering the streets in Seoul, South Korea, you might notice a common theme: romance. Hearts decorate store fronts, and K-pop songs about love blast from the loud speakers. Pictures of lovers from K-dramas and movies are plastered on the store windows. Giggling young Korean couples wearing matching outfits