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16 December 2021

Why learn Arabic?

Saturday 18th December 2021 marks World Arabic Language Day – an official commemoration of the day that the General Assembly of the United Nations...

Why learn Arabic?

13 December 2021

Chinese New Year’s Eve Traditions

Chinese New Year is famous worldwide, but Chinese New Year’s Eve, or Lunar New Year’s Eve (大年夜) is just as important, if not more,...

Chinese New Year’s Eve Traditions

7 December 2021

Chinese New Year: Key Symbols

Also known as Chunjie (春节) or the Spring Festival, Chinese New Year is a major international event, celebrated by more than 1.5 billion people...

Chinese New Year: Key Symbols

3 December 2021

Introducing Arabic: Dragons Teaching’s newest language

Dragons Teaching are delighted to be introducing Arabic to our language offering for the new year. For the past 15 years, our mission has...

Introducing Arabic: Dragons Teaching’s newest language

24 November 2021

The Romance Languages

You may sometimes hear of the ‘Romance Languages’. Rather than being connected to love and affection, this collection of languages actually refers to their...

The Romance Languages

22 November 2021

How long does it take to learn a language?

Many people dream of being able to converse fluently in at least one other language. For plenty of cultures, being native in a language...

How long does it take to learn a language?

18 November 2021

What are the differences between European and Latin American Spanish?

Spanish is spoken as a native language by more than 450 million people globally, which makes it second only to Mandarin as the most...

What are the differences between European and Latin American Spanish?

11 November 2021

What is blended learning, and how effective is it?

Blended learning is a strategy that developed in the digital era to quite simply ‘blend’ both traditional and digital teaching methods. Technology is used...

What is blended learning, and how effective is it?

10 November 2021

Singles’ Day – what’s it all about?

Seen as the antithesis of Valentine’s Day (for which the Chinese also have their own celebration with the Qixi Festival), Singles’ Day is a...

Singles’ Day – what’s it all about?

8 November 2021

5 tips to improve your language learning

With winter almost upon us and the long, dark evenings looming ahead, it can be a great time to start up new hobbies –...

5 tips to improve your language learning