How Many Languages Are Spoken in Nigeria?

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With approximately 530 languages spoken across Nigeria – 520 of which are indigenous to the country – it is one of the most linguistically diverse places in the world. Due to the varied ethnic makeup of Nigeria, too, these languages come from a range of different language families, including Niger-Congo, Nilo-Saharan, and even Afroasiatic. Still, … Read more

How to Count to 20 in Norwegian

Have you learnt to count in Norwegian? Learn the numbers 0-20 in this blog post, and you’ll also find out why Norwegian numbers seem similar to English ones, as well as where they come from. Have I seen you before? One of the first things you might notice when you learn your Norwegian numbers is … Read more

How to Count to 20 in Hawaiian

In this post, discover the fascinating world of Hawaiian numbers. Did you know that Hawaiian has two sets of numbers from 0 to 9? We’ll explore these numbers and learn how to count to twenty together. Let’s start counting in Hawaiian! What do you need to know about Hawaiian numbers? Hawaiian, an Indigenous Polynesian language … Read more

8 divertidos modismos coreanos que no se pueden traducir literalmente

Si un amigo coreano le dijese que están buscando al Sr. Kim en Seúl, ¿se quedaría preguntándose quién es el Sr. Kim o sabría el verdadero significado detrás de su frustrado tono de voz? Si se encuentra más confundido que empoderado por las expresiones idiomáticas, ¡necesita aprender los 8 modismos más importantes en coreano que … Read more

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