Yucatec Maya: An Ancient Language

The Yucatec Mayan language, once spoken in the ancient sprawling cities of Chichen Itza and Mayapan will now be available on uTalk! That’s right – history lovers, culture vultures and fans of Mesoamerica can now learn the Yucatec Mayan language (and yes – the language of Namor and the fictional underwater kingdom of Talokan from … Read more

Nine Fun Catalan Idioms

If you were wandering around Barcelona and heard someone say ‘a la quinta forca’, would you know its meaning? How about ‘de més verdes en maduren’ or ‘tocar el dos’? If you don’t know these phrases, don’t worry! We’re going to explore all of them, along with six others, as we take a look at … Read more

100 Most Common Italian Words

When learning a new language, one of the most useful things you can do is learn the words that crop up often. Frequency lists show you words in a language that are used most, well, frequently. In this post, we’ve gathered together the 100 most frequent Italian words – take a look and see which … Read more

What is Romanian?

How much do you know about the Romanian language? In this post, learn more about this interesting Romance language, including where it’s spoken and the languages that have made it into what it is today. Romanian: the ‘forgotten’ Romance language Which language do you think Romanian is most closely related to? If you said Italian, … Read more

The 20 Most Common Catalan Verbs

If you’ve already started learning Catalan, then you’ll know a few verbs already. They’re an important building block and often a tricky part of grammar because in many languages, verbs change to reflect tense and who is speaking or being spoken about. In this post, you’ll learn about the 20 most common verbs in Catalan, … Read more