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Glossika Review

Glossika Review

Editor’s Note: The following Glossika Review has been fully updated on February 18th, 2022. Getting to grips with any new language is like learning a martial art: you repeat one move over and over again, hundreds of times until it’s eventually burned into your brain and your response becomes automatic. When picking up a language, …

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SwedishPod101 Review

SwedishPod101 Review

With 10.5 million speakers worldwide and 90% of those speakers living in Sweden, one might wonder why bother learning to speak Swedish? Swedish has been touted as being one of the easiest languages for a native English speaker to pick up, and because it is somewhat mutually intelligible to Danish and Norwegian, students benefit extra from learning …

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FinnishPod101 Review

FinnishPod101 Review

The Finnish language is only about 500 years old and closely related to Estonian, as they are both in the Uralic family. Approximately 5.2 million people speak Finnish around the world. It holds official language status in Finland and minority status in neighboring Sweden. If you are considering learning to speak Finnish, classified by the …

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PortuguesePod101 Review

PortuguesePod101 Review

With over 215 million native speakers, Portuguese is the sixth most-spoken language in the world and the second most-spoken romance language. Ten countries have adopted it as an official language including Brazil, Mozambique, Portugal, East Timor and Angola. Portuguese developed over 2,000 years ago and with an estimated 260 million total speakers (first and second …

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SwahiliPod101 Review

SwahiliPod101 Review

Swahili, also known as Kiswahili, has official language status in both Tanzania and Kenya. It is also widely spoken in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and the Comoros Islands. Approximately 16 million people speak Swahili as their native language, while around 82 million speak it as a second language. It is considered to be …

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