A collection of the best ‘re-invented’ franglais ‘ing’ words
France

A collection of the best ‘re-invented’ franglais ‘ing’ words

By adding "ing" to the end of words, the French have taken "franglais" to another level...

Ten ‘English’ words adopted and adapted into Spanish
Spain

Ten ‘English’ words adopted and adapted into Spanish

How to say ‘OUCH’ in French (and ten other sounds)
France

How to say ‘OUCH’ in French (and ten other sounds)

French slang: The everyday words they don’t teach you at  school
France

French slang: The everyday words they don’t teach you at school

The weirdest ways to insult someone in French
France

The weirdest ways to insult someone in French

Ten naughty mistakes the French make in English
France

Ten naughty mistakes the French make in English

Je suis ‘troll’: More English words enter French language
France

Je suis ‘troll’: More English words enter French language

French is the world’s ‘second favourite language to learn’
France

French is the world’s ‘second favourite language to learn’

Bonjour: Why this is by far the most important word in French
France

Bonjour: Why this is by far the most important word in French

Survey: some Swiss ‘never’ cross linguistic divide
Switzerland

Survey: some Swiss ‘never’ cross linguistic divide

Can these cartoon Swedes help foreigners blend in?
Sweden

Can these cartoon Swedes help foreigners blend in?

Find Italian a handful? Not after you watch this video
Italy

Find Italian a handful? Not after you watch this video

The 6 German words you need to know for spring
Germany

The 6 German words you need to know for spring

Catalonia triples fines against businesses not using Catalan
Spain

Catalonia triples fines against businesses not using Catalan

Here’s why the French struggle with English so much
France

Here’s why the French struggle with English so much

VIDEO: Did you know all these stars spoke great French?
France

VIDEO: Did you know all these stars spoke great French?

How did the French end up with their ‘crazy’ numbers?
France

How did the French end up with their ‘crazy’ numbers?

La Vache! The strange origins of six French curse words
France

La Vache! The strange origins of six French curse words

The strange history behind five everyday Italian words
Italy

The strange history behind five everyday Italian words

Zurich ‘to force kindergarten to take German classes’
Switzerland

Zurich ‘to force kindergarten to take German classes’

Why finding French friends in France might be trickier than you think
France

Why finding French friends in France might be trickier than you think

France ‘to force language tests’ on expats post Brexit
France

France ‘to force language tests’ on expats post Brexit

Sophie and Max: German classics top baby name list
Germany

Sophie and Max: German classics top baby name list

QUIZ: How well do you know German phrases?
Germany

QUIZ: How well do you know German phrases?

Oh là là – How to really use the best three words in French
France

Oh là là – How to really use the best three words in French

‘English words are invading French like never before’
France

‘English words are invading French like never before’

Lost forest language to be taught in Swedish preschool
Sweden

Lost forest language to be taught in Swedish preschool

Eight reasons Swiss-French is better than French-French
Switzerland

Eight reasons Swiss-French is better than French-French

Go to the forest! Swedish phrases to use when you’re angry
Sweden

Go to the forest! Swedish phrases to use when you’re angry

An ode to the greatest French swear word
France

An ode to the greatest French swear word

Germans love English adverts – but don’t understand them
Germany

Germans love English adverts – but don’t understand them

When is it right to address a colleague as ‘Du’?
Germany

When is it right to address a colleague as ‘Du’?

Zug: rich expats must learn local language
Switzerland

Zug: rich expats must learn local language

German word of the day: Der Kaffeeklatsch
Germany

German word of the day: Der Kaffeeklatsch

LOL: Look at this list of new Italian words
Italy

LOL: Look at this list of new Italian words

The French abbrevations you need to blend in
France

The French abbrevations you need to blend in

8 German tongue-twisters to leave your mouth in knots
Germany

8 German tongue-twisters to leave your mouth in knots

Google Translate adds Corsican language option
France

Google Translate adds Corsican language option

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Italy

Italian word of the day: ‘Menefreghismo’

VIDEO: French phrases hidden in English words
France

VIDEO: French phrases hidden in English words

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France

Our president should speak English: French students

‘Short German’ text speak spares you from grammar
Germany

‘Short German’ text speak spares you from grammar

Five brilliant apps to help improve your Spanish
Spain

Five brilliant apps to help improve your Spanish

How 2,400 French words are getting a spelling makeover
France

How 2,400 French words are getting a spelling makeover

French onions to lose the ‘i’ as spelling changes spark uproar
France

French onions to lose the ‘i’ as spelling changes spark uproar

No, the French aren’t bidding a final adieu to the circumflex
France

No, the French aren’t bidding a final adieu to the circumflex

Nine ‘normal’ chats that sound totally odd to Swedish people
Sweden

Nine ‘normal’ chats that sound totally odd to Swedish people

‘Do-gooder’ named ‘worst word of the year’
Germany

‘Do-gooder’ named ‘worst word of the year’

French losing out on jobs due to poor English
France

French losing out on jobs due to poor English

Ten wonderfully quirky Italian animal-related idioms
Italy

Ten wonderfully quirky Italian animal-related idioms

‘Refugee flow’ named Danish Word of the Year
Denmark

‘Refugee flow’ named Danish Word of the Year

Carol services to festive feasts: The French phrases you need at Christmas time
France

Carol services to festive feasts: The French phrases you need at Christmas time

Seven things you should never say to your Swedish boss
Sweden

Seven things you should never say to your Swedish boss

Language holds the key to success in Denmark
Denmark

Language holds the key to success in Denmark

Ten weird things Italians say, and what they mean
Italy

Ten weird things Italians say, and what they mean

The 10 weirdest German words that don’t exist
Germany

The 10 weirdest German words that don’t exist

Using German to express our weirdest fears
Germany

Using German to express our weirdest fears

The German time capsule in the heart of Texas
Germany

The German time capsule in the heart of Texas

Test: How many of these 12 Paris Metro station anagrams can you solve?
France

Test: How many of these 12 Paris Metro station anagrams can you solve?

Nine sure-fire ways for Spaniards to improve their English skills
Spain

Nine sure-fire ways for Spaniards to improve their English skills

Zug wants language laws waived for rich expats
Switzerland

Zug wants language laws waived for rich expats

Austria fails to make top tier for English skills
Austria

Austria fails to make top tier for English skills

12 signs you’ve mastered the German language
Germany

12 signs you’ve mastered the German language

Norway worst at English in Scandinavia
Norway

Norway worst at English in Scandinavia

Keen Italians face uphill struggle to learn English
Italy

Keen Italians face uphill struggle to learn English

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France

Here’s what the French need to do to speak better English

Germany slips out of global top ten in English
Germany

Germany slips out of global top ten in English

Danes no longer world’s best English speakers
Denmark

Danes no longer world’s best English speakers

Swedes regain crown as top English speakers
Sweden

Swedes regain crown as top English speakers

France ranked ‘worst in EU’ at learning English
France

France ranked ‘worst in EU’ at learning English

12 signs you’ve cracked the Italian language
Italy

12 signs you’ve cracked the Italian language

11 signs you’ve cracked the French language
France

11 signs you’ve cracked the French language

16 new words that the French language really needs
France

16 new words that the French language really needs

Swedish words that just sound wrong in English
Sweden

Swedish words that just sound wrong in English

How to hurl insults like a Spaniard
Spain

How to hurl insults like a Spaniard

Seven tips for making firm friends in Sweden
Sweden

Seven tips for making firm friends in Sweden

Spanish primary school kids rank top of the class for learning English
Spain

Spanish primary school kids rank top of the class for learning English

Reporter shocks Spain by referring to King Felipe with informal ‘you’
Spain

Reporter shocks Spain by referring to King Felipe with informal ‘you’

PM unintentionally reveals struggle to learn English with list of clangers
Spain

PM unintentionally reveals struggle to learn English with list of clangers

Ten colourful Catalan phrases you should learn right now
Spain

Ten colourful Catalan phrases you should learn right now

8 ways Austrians get English totally wrong
Austria

8 ways Austrians get English totally wrong

Are you a typical expat living in Germany?
Germany

Are you a typical expat living in Germany?

Smutty hacker creates France’s rudest road sign
France

Smutty hacker creates France’s rudest road sign

Eleven Spanish words that English should adopt right now
Spain

Eleven Spanish words that English should adopt right now

VIDEO: Origins of Danish language revealed

VIDEO: Origins of Danish language revealed

Ten wonderfully literal German words
Austria

Ten wonderfully literal German words

The 10 best things about Paris that the movies never show
France

The 10 best things about Paris that the movies never show

Ten top stuck-together Danish words
Denmark

Ten top stuck-together Danish words

King Felipe VI launches Spanish proficiency test
Spain

King Felipe VI launches Spanish proficiency test

French pupils rebel over ‘impossible’ English test
France

French pupils rebel over ‘impossible’ English test

French words that the English language needs
France

French words that the English language needs

Test: Just how good is your French grammar?
France

Test: Just how good is your French grammar?

More English words sneak into French
France

More English words sneak into French

Video: The hardest word to pronounce in French
France

Video: The hardest word to pronounce in French

The best and most creative insults in the Italian language
Italy

The best and most creative insults in the Italian language

10 phrases to discuss the weather like a true Spaniard
Spain

10 phrases to discuss the weather like a true Spaniard

Americans get tongue tied speaking Danish
Denmark

Americans get tongue tied speaking Danish

Copenhagen man revives Viking ‘forest’ language
Denmark

Copenhagen man revives Viking ‘forest’ language

Viking ‘forest’ language set for Nordic preschool
Sweden

Viking ‘forest’ language set for Nordic preschool

French may be enforced on all flights to Canada
France

French may be enforced on all flights to Canada

Could German language be forgotten in France?

Could German language be forgotten in France?

When in France: Use first names with caution
France

When in France: Use first names with caution

Top ten problems of growing up multilingual
Italy

Top ten problems of growing up multilingual

Is it time the French scrapped tu and vous?
France

Is it time the French scrapped tu and vous?

Germans stay traditional with 2014 baby names
Germany

Germans stay traditional with 2014 baby names

German is world’s fourth most popular language
Germany

German is world’s fourth most popular language

How to live in Italy without speaking Italian
Italy

How to live in Italy without speaking Italian

‘False friends’ to be wary of when learning German
Austria

‘False friends’ to be wary of when learning German

The Swedish Viking town using a Scottish sound
Sweden

The Swedish Viking town using a Scottish sound

Denmark to add English as second language
Denmark

Denmark to add English as second language

Alcohol becoming more accepted in Sweden
Sweden

Alcohol becoming more accepted in Sweden

‘Smart’ subtitles to help French learn English
France

‘Smart’ subtitles to help French learn English

‘Negro ball’ scrapped from Swedish dictionary
Sweden

‘Negro ball’ scrapped from Swedish dictionary

Seven ways to get tongue-tied in Italian
Italy

Seven ways to get tongue-tied in Italian

So what future does the French language have?
France

So what future does the French language have?

Minister calls on French to ditch English at work
France

Minister calls on French to ditch English at work

France celebrates ten ‘foreign’ French words
France

France celebrates ten ‘foreign’ French words

France ready to end resistance to English
France

France ready to end resistance to English

More non-native speakers in schools
Austria

More non-native speakers in schools

Will French pupils have English lessons cut?
France

Will French pupils have English lessons cut?

English words the French simply can’t say
France

English words the French simply can’t say

Not even the Danes can understand Danish
Denmark

Not even the Danes can understand Danish

VIDEO: Renzi jokes about his English skills
Italy

VIDEO: Renzi jokes about his English skills

Italians ‘don’t love’ their language
Italy

Italians ‘don’t love’ their language

Spanish crowned world’s happiest language
Spain

Spanish crowned world’s happiest language

Vinnie Jones teaches Spanish in hilarious ad
Spain

Vinnie Jones teaches Spanish in hilarious ad

How to never be single again in Sweden
Sweden

How to never be single again in Sweden

Ten French words you’ll never pronounce right
France

Ten French words you’ll never pronounce right

Nine brilliant quotes about speaking German
Germany

Nine brilliant quotes about speaking German

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Germany

Court decision could prompt migration reform

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France

20 of the best words in the French language

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Italy

Ten Italian words used differently in English

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Sweden

Ten mistakes Swedes make when speaking English

Ten French words you’ll never hear in France
France

Ten French words you’ll never hear in France

Ten common mistakes Italians make in English
Italy

Ten common mistakes Italians make in English

Danish words the world should start using
Denmark

Danish words the world should start using

Top 15 English words reinvented by Italians
Italy

Top 15 English words reinvented by Italians

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Italy

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ti voglio bene’

Named: Spanish word of the year for 2014
Spain

Named: Spanish word of the year for 2014

Speaking German – 8 celebs you didn’t know were fluent
Germany

Speaking German – 8 celebs you didn’t know were fluent

Forty new entries in Sweden’s 2014 word list
Sweden

Forty new entries in Sweden’s 2014 word list

Top 12 German sayings
Austria

Top 12 German sayings

The French language’s fixation with ‘les Anglais’
France

The French language’s fixation with ‘les Anglais’

12 ‘French’ things that aren’t actually French
France

12 ‘French’ things that aren’t actually French

Can learning Swedish be fun? One student’s tips
Sweden

Can learning Swedish be fun? One student’s tips

Swedish women vote on stimulating word
Sweden

Swedish women vote on stimulating word

Top mistakes Austrians make in English
Austria

Top mistakes Austrians make in English

Top ten mistakes Danes make in English
Denmark

Top ten mistakes Danes make in English

Ten fun tips for taming the Swedish language
Sweden

Ten fun tips for taming the Swedish language

Why is France bottom of the class for English?
France

Why is France bottom of the class for English?

Italians speak better English than the French
Italy

Italians speak better English than the French

City of Love? Seven Paris myths debunked
France

City of Love? Seven Paris myths debunked

Austria improves in English language skills
Austria

Austria improves in English language skills

Danes world’s best non-native English speakers
Denmark

Danes world’s best non-native English speakers

The French are the ‘worst at English in the EU’
France

The French are the ‘worst at English in the EU’

Google says French really is language of love
France

Google says French really is language of love

Top ten: When French translations go wrong
France

Top ten: When French translations go wrong

Top ten: funniest English translations in Italy
Italy

Top ten: funniest English translations in Italy

Indian schools drop German teaching
Germany

Indian schools drop German teaching

Immigrant kids to get language lessons
Italy

Immigrant kids to get language lessons

French lawmaker fined over grammar dispute
France

French lawmaker fined over grammar dispute

Ten Italian ‘false friends’ you need to watch out for
Italy

Ten Italian ‘false friends’ you need to watch out for

What the French find weird about Anglos
France

What the French find weird about Anglos

Top 15 French words reinvented in English
France

Top 15 French words reinvented in English

Test your Danish skills with our word quiz
Denmark

Test your Danish skills with our word quiz

Test your skills with the odd word out quiz
Austria

Test your skills with the odd word out quiz

One in four EU school pupils learn German
Austria

One in four EU school pupils learn German

Denmark largely ignoring the Spanish language
Denmark

Denmark largely ignoring the Spanish language

How good is your Spanish? Take the test
Spain

How good is your Spanish? Take the test

Quiz: Put your German skills to the test
Germany

Quiz: Put your German skills to the test

One in four EU school pupils take German
Germany

One in four EU school pupils take German

Ten noises that sound very different in German
Austria

Ten noises that sound very different in German

Fewer Danes learning German and French
Denmark

Fewer Danes learning German and French

Italy top of the class for teaching English
Italy

Italy top of the class for teaching English

Ten noises that sound very different in German
Germany

Ten noises that sound very different in German

Ten French customs that confuse Anglos
France

Ten French customs that confuse Anglos

Ten German words you’ll never want to hear again
Germany

Ten German words you’ll never want to hear again

Top tips: how to learn Italian
Italy

Top tips: how to learn Italian

Rome parking meter sells tickets for ‘sun motion’
Italy

Rome parking meter sells tickets for ‘sun motion’

‘I see English as a present I’m giving them’
Italy

‘I see English as a present I’m giving them’

The world’s top ten unis to study Italian
Italy

The world’s top ten unis to study Italian

Office slang: Top ten Spanish expressions
Spain

Office slang: Top ten Spanish expressions

The French words you can’t translate literally
France

The French words you can’t translate literally

Introducing: Sweden’s five minority languages
Sweden

Introducing: Sweden’s five minority languages

Top ten reasons to learn German
Germany

Top ten reasons to learn German

‘Language sets north Germans apart’
Germany

‘Language sets north Germans apart’

Swiss parents steadfast in baby name choices
Switzerland

Swiss parents steadfast in baby name choices

The best words in Austrian German
Germany

The best words in Austrian German

The best words in Austrian German
Austria

The best words in Austrian German

Top ten ‘English’ words made in Spain: Part 2
Spain

Top ten ‘English’ words made in Spain: Part 2

German words – the 12 best words in the German language
Germany

German words – the 12 best words in the German language

French expressions for making love that you won’t find in a dictionary
France

French expressions for making love that you won’t find in a dictionary

Dane wants to correct Google Translate’s ‘bias’
Denmark

Dane wants to correct Google Translate’s ‘bias’

Ten things you probably didn’t know about Pétanque
France

Ten things you probably didn’t know about Pétanque

Learning German – the top 12 embarrassing beginner’s mistakes

Learning German – the top 12 embarrassing beginner’s mistakes

How to understand the north Germans
Germany

How to understand the north Germans

Bill Bailey’s lyrical love affair with German
Germany

Bill Bailey’s lyrical love affair with German

Top 10 videos: How not to speak Italian
Italy

Top 10 videos: How not to speak Italian

Top 10 videos: How not to speak Spanish
Spain

Top 10 videos: How not to speak Spanish

How to insult someone in Austria
Austria

How to insult someone in Austria

What do Swedes really think of Norwegians?
Norway

What do Swedes really think of Norwegians?

How to get angry in Spanish: The Local guide
Spain

How to get angry in Spanish: The Local guide

More English words slip into French language
France

More English words slip into French language

Raising bilingual children ‘does cause frustration’
France

Raising bilingual children ‘does cause frustration’

US state wants road signs displayed in French
France

US state wants road signs displayed in French

The best smartphone apps for learning French
France

The best smartphone apps for learning French

‘The only way to fight Denglisch is with English’
Germany

‘The only way to fight Denglisch is with English’

Colin Firth swearing in Italian goes viral
Italy

Colin Firth swearing in Italian goes viral

‘I du not Sie the point of the German you’

‘I du not Sie the point of the German you’

Top ten English words adopted by Italians
Italy

Top ten English words adopted by Italians

Ten words you didn’t know came from Italy
Italy

Ten words you didn’t know came from Italy

German word of the day: Die Sturmfrisur
Germany

German word of the day: Die Sturmfrisur

The Italian words and phrases we’ve learned during the coronavirus crisis
Italy

The Italian words and phrases we’ve learned during the coronavirus crisis

Italian word of the day: ‘Bravo’
Italy

Italian word of the day: ‘Bravo’

Italian word of the day: ‘Giusto’
Italy

Italian word of the day: ‘Giusto’

German word of the day: Der Miesepeter
Germany

German word of the day: Der Miesepeter

Italian word of the day: ‘Fuori’
Italy

Italian word of the day: ‘Fuori’

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Italy

Italian expression of the day: ‘Porca miseria’

German word of the day: Die Schokoladenseite
Germany

German word of the day: Die Schokoladenseite

House-hunting in Italy: the essential vocabulary you’ll need
Italy

House-hunting in Italy: the essential vocabulary you’ll need

What does the way you order a coffee in French say about you?
France

What does the way you order a coffee in French say about you?

German word of the day: Blauäugig
Germany

German word of the day: Blauäugig

POLL: Should Swedish language skills be a requirement for permanent residence?
Sweden

POLL: Should Swedish language skills be a requirement for permanent residence?

How international residents feel about Swedish tests for immigrants
Sweden

How international residents feel about Swedish tests for immigrants

German phrase of the day: Nach und nach
Germany

German phrase of the day: Nach und nach

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Italy

Italian expression of the day: ‘Ci mancherebbe’

The French words international students in France need to know
France

The French words international students in France need to know

School days: The Spanish vocab parents need to face ‘la vuelta al cole’
Spain

School days: The Spanish vocab parents need to face ‘la vuelta al cole’

Spanish Word of the Day: Picaresca
Spain

Spanish Word of the Day: Picaresca

Spanish Expression of the Day: ¡Que te vaya bien!
Spain

Spanish Expression of the Day: ¡Que te vaya bien!

Language guide: What your French emails say about you
France

Language guide: What your French emails say about you

When can you drop ‘monsieur, madame’ and use first names in France?
France

When can you drop ‘monsieur, madame’ and use first names in France?

Italian expression of the day: ‘Figuriamoci’
Italy

Italian expression of the day: ‘Figuriamoci’

Seven fascinating ways written and spoken German differ
Switzerland

Seven fascinating ways written and spoken German differ

Italian expression of the day: ‘In bocca al lupo’
Italy

Italian expression of the day: ‘In bocca al lupo’

Ten new words that could join the French language
France

Ten new words that could join the French language

Will French be the most spoken tongue by 2050?
France

Will French be the most spoken tongue by 2050?

Why I can’t embrace Sweden’s obsession with hugging
Sweden

Why I can’t embrace Sweden’s obsession with hugging

New bid to help foreign pupils learn Swedish
Sweden

New bid to help foreign pupils learn Swedish

The top 12 English words reinvented by the French
France

The top 12 English words reinvented by the French

Spanish PM turns down free English course
Spain

Spanish PM turns down free English course

Ten more untranslatable German words
Germany

Ten more untranslatable German words

Lingo cops beat sweet maker in jelly-baby battle
Norway

Lingo cops beat sweet maker in jelly-baby battle

Ten more untranslatable Swedish words
Sweden

Ten more untranslatable Swedish words

Ten brilliantly useful words English ‘stole’ from Spanish
Spain

Ten brilliantly useful words English ‘stole’ from Spanish

Top Ten: The best animal sayings in Italian
Italy

Top Ten: The best animal sayings in Italian

The phrases you’ll need to survive at work in Italy
Italy

The phrases you’ll need to survive at work in Italy

Ten French expressions to use on Valentine’s Day
France

Ten French expressions to use on Valentine’s Day

Resigning with grace from your Swedish job
Sweden

Resigning with grace from your Swedish job

Afterwork, teambuilding, and making friends
Sweden

Afterwork, teambuilding, and making friends

Guide to dealing with your Swedish boss
Sweden

Guide to dealing with your Swedish boss

Tech speak in the Swedish workplace
Sweden

Tech speak in the Swedish workplace

Learn vital phrases for the Swedish workplace
Sweden

Learn vital phrases for the Swedish workplace

Pope’s Latin tweets are a roaring success
Italy

Pope’s Latin tweets are a roaring success

36 vital phrases to use in the French workplace
France

36 vital phrases to use in the French workplace

Ten Catalan expressions you need to know
Spain

Ten Catalan expressions you need to know

‘If you want an adventure, learn a language’
Germany

‘If you want an adventure, learn a language’

France (finally) takes step to save regional tongues
France

France (finally) takes step to save regional tongues

‘Gate’ named Germany’s English word of the year
Germany

‘Gate’ named Germany’s English word of the year

How close is Norwegian to its neighbours?
Norway

How close is Norwegian to its neighbours?

Language lovers amazed by interactive map
Spain

Language lovers amazed by interactive map

‘People are more logical in a foreign language’
Spain

‘People are more logical in a foreign language’

‘Denglisch is for losers, it has to stop’
Germany

‘Denglisch is for losers, it has to stop’

Named: Spanish word of the year for 2013
Spain

Named: Spanish word of the year for 2013

‘Speaking the dialect made me a lot of friends’
Italy

‘Speaking the dialect made me a lot of friends’

‘The benefits of Italian life can’t be matched’
Italy

‘The benefits of Italian life can’t be matched’

‘GroKo’ named German word of the year
Germany

‘GroKo’ named German word of the year

Ten ways to speak Italian with your hands
Italy

Ten ways to speak Italian with your hands

What’s the point of learning Italian?
Italy

What’s the point of learning Italian?

Top ten reasons to learn Italian
Italy

Top ten reasons to learn Italian

Arabic more important than French for the UK
France

Arabic more important than French for the UK

Turkish word wins German slang award
Germany

Turkish word wins German slang award

Italians’ bad English ‘deters foreign business’
Italy

Italians’ bad English ‘deters foreign business’

Bavarian is Germany’s sexiest dialect – poll
Germany

Bavarian is Germany’s sexiest dialect – poll

Catalans must pass English to get a degree
Spain

Catalans must pass English to get a degree

Ten Spanish mistakes even Spaniards make
Spain

Ten Spanish mistakes even Spaniards make

Chinese classes take off as Spaniards eye future
Spain

Chinese classes take off as Spaniards eye future

Why French is the ‘world’s sexiest language’
France

Why French is the ‘world’s sexiest language’

Spaniards stranded in fake German job scandal
Germany

Spaniards stranded in fake German job scandal

Top ten über-long German words
Germany

Top ten über-long German words

Swedish kids test better in English than Swedish
Sweden

Swedish kids test better in English than Swedish

Catalans’ Spanish better than national average
Spain

Catalans’ Spanish better than national average

Ten ‘untranslatable’ French words translated
France

Ten ‘untranslatable’ French words translated

Sardinian ‘rebels’ redraw island map
Italy

Sardinian ‘rebels’ redraw island map

Only a few Germans say their English is good
Germany

Only a few Germans say their English is good

Swedes second best at English in the EU
Sweden

Swedes second best at English in the EU

Returning teachers vow trilingual war ‘not over’
Spain

Returning teachers vow trilingual war ‘not over’

TV show mocks Italian MPs’ English
Italy

TV show mocks Italian MPs’ English

Spain flunks EU second language test
Spain

Spain flunks EU second language test

Italians are insecure about their English skills
Italy

Italians are insecure about their English skills

Spaniards queue nine hours to learn German
Germany

Spaniards queue nine hours to learn German

Spaniards queue nine hours for German course
Spain

Spaniards queue nine hours for German course

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Germany

Let’s drop the Angst about Anglicisms

German firms ditch umlauts for global trade
Germany

German firms ditch umlauts for global trade

‘Shitstorm’ becomes official German word
Germany

‘Shitstorm’ becomes official German word

Deutsche Bahn ditches bad English for German
Germany

Deutsche Bahn ditches bad English for German

Uni switches to feminine professor titles for men
Germany

Uni switches to feminine professor titles for men

Ten German body parts
Germany

Ten German body parts

Ten German words with double meanings
Germany

Ten German words with double meanings

Law change kills 63-letter longest German word
Germany

Law change kills 63-letter longest German word

More migrant kids need help with German
Germany

More migrant kids need help with German

Twelve English words made up by Germans
Germany

Twelve English words made up by Germans

‘Speaking German gives you an edge’
Germany

‘Speaking German gives you an edge’

Bear or bunny? Top German lover’s names
Germany

Bear or bunny? Top German lover’s names

‘Victim subscription’ worst phrase of 2012
Germany

‘Victim subscription’ worst phrase of 2012

Finance minister admits his English isn’t good
Germany

Finance minister admits his English isn’t good

Woman ordered to learn German after 30 years
Germany

Woman ordered to learn German after 30 years

‘Racy’ song upsets Kiwis in national German exam
Germany

‘Racy’ song upsets Kiwis in national German exam

How to integrate successfully in Germany
Germany

How to integrate successfully in Germany

More Italians learning German in crisis
Germany

More Italians learning German in crisis

Language trouble behind many medical mishaps
Germany

Language trouble behind many medical mishaps

English ‘YOLO’ voted top German youth word
Germany

English ‘YOLO’ voted top German youth word

Business Brief: Expolingua Berlin 2012 – a fair for linguistic diversity
Germany

Business Brief: Expolingua Berlin 2012 – a fair for linguistic diversity

Top 10 German words in English
Germany

Top 10 German words in English

Teens hit Frankfurt for language Olympics
Germany

Teens hit Frankfurt for language Olympics

Germany ‘best EU state for migrant job hunters’
Germany

Germany ‘best EU state for migrant job hunters’

‘Take Me To Your Umlauts!’ in English
Germany

‘Take Me To Your Umlauts!’ in English

Funniest mistakes the English make in German
Germany

Funniest mistakes the English make in German

Foreign students ‘should learn German’
Germany

Foreign students ‘should learn German’

Funniest mistakes Germans make in English
Germany

Funniest mistakes Germans make in English

German words – great ones you just don’t find in English
Germany

German words – great ones you just don’t find in English

German bunny-based phrases for Easter
Germany

German bunny-based phrases for Easter

Extend your German vocabulary with Vocalex
Germany

Extend your German vocabulary with Vocalex

Frozen falling faeces flummox Germans
Germany

Frozen falling faeces flummox Germans

Carousing at Cologne carnival – now in English
Germany

Carousing at Cologne carnival – now in English

Shitstorm ‘best English gift to German language’
Germany

Shitstorm ‘best English gift to German language’

‘Kebab-Murders’ called ‘worst word of 2011’
Germany

‘Kebab-Murders’ called ‘worst word of 2011’

Top ten German sayings
Germany

Top ten German sayings

‘Stresstest’ is German word of the year
Germany

‘Stresstest’ is German word of the year

Goethe Institute sees surging interest in German
Germany

Goethe Institute sees surging interest in German

Should more be done to protect German?
Germany

Should more be done to protect German?

‘Youth Word of the Year’ shows ‘problem’ of trendy English
Germany

‘Youth Word of the Year’ shows ‘problem’ of trendy English

Schlecker man insults customers’ intelligence
Germany

Schlecker man insults customers’ intelligence

Fewer people abroad learn German
Germany

Fewer people abroad learn German

Telekom boss wins ‘award’ for abusing the German language
Germany

Telekom boss wins ‘award’ for abusing the German language

Duden publishes special ‘new German’ dictionary
Germany

Duden publishes special ‘new German’ dictionary

Lonely Star State: Texan Germans dwindling
Germany

Lonely Star State: Texan Germans dwindling

German faces stiff competition for US language students
Germany

German faces stiff competition for US language students

Court rules ‘kiss my ass’ insulting
Germany

Court rules ‘kiss my ass’ insulting

Expat’s language essay wins her a trip to Brussels
Germany

Expat’s language essay wins her a trip to Brussels

Matthäus’ foul-mouthed ‘Loddar-speak’ becomes web hit
Germany

Matthäus’ foul-mouthed ‘Loddar-speak’ becomes web hit

Ramsauer mans ramparts against English
Germany

Ramsauer mans ramparts against English

‘Wutbürger’ named word of the year
Germany

‘Wutbürger’ named word of the year

Northern German accent in its last generation, experts say
Germany

Northern German accent in its last generation, experts say

German ‘ß’ to be allowed in internet domain names
Germany

German ‘ß’ to be allowed in internet domain names

Minorities call for their languages to be constitutionally enshrined
Germany

Minorities call for their languages to be constitutionally enshrined

Family Ministry launches early language initiative for day care
Germany

Family Ministry launches early language initiative for day care

US students scramble for business German courses
Germany

US students scramble for business German courses

The longest last name in Germany? Ottovordemgentschenfelde
Germany

The longest last name in Germany? Ottovordemgentschenfelde

The 6 boys’ names that mean something very different in French
France

The 6 boys’ names that mean something very different in French

Language group slams Deutsche Telekom for English terms
Germany

Language group slams Deutsche Telekom for English terms

Language group moots GEZ boycott and support for BBC over radio
Germany

Language group moots GEZ boycott and support for BBC over radio

Germany’s humour crisis
Germany

Germany’s humour crisis

The Local launches America’s News in British English
Germany

The Local launches America’s News in British English

Campaign kicks off for German language revival
Germany

Campaign kicks off for German language revival

Giving English the big kiss-off
Germany

Giving English the big kiss-off

‘Marie’ and ‘Maximilian’ top Germany’s 2009 baby name list
Germany

‘Marie’ and ‘Maximilian’ top Germany’s 2009 baby name list

Deutsche Bahn to ditch English
Germany

Deutsche Bahn to ditch English

Software glitch renders parking ‘verboten’ at UK garage
Germany

Software glitch renders parking ‘verboten’ at UK garage

‘Works-council-infested’ named as ‘non-word’ of 2009
Germany

‘Works-council-infested’ named as ‘non-word’ of 2009

Study finds babies cry in German
Germany

Study finds babies cry in German

Twitter calls for help with the German tongue
Germany

Twitter calls for help with the German tongue

Future foreign minister Westerwelle refuses to answer English question
Germany

Future foreign minister Westerwelle refuses to answer English question

World’s first language festival begins in Bremen
Germany

World’s first language festival begins in Bremen

New Duden dictionary adds 5,000 words
Germany

New Duden dictionary adds 5,000 words

This is how French has influenced the German language
Germany

This is how French has influenced the German language

Bavarian tops list of best loved German dialects
Germany

Bavarian tops list of best loved German dialects

Court upholds triple surname ban
Germany

Court upholds triple surname ban

Young Germans driving spike in English-language book sales
Germany

Young Germans driving spike in English-language book sales

German word of the day: Die Zukunftsmusik
Germany

German word of the day: Die Zukunftsmusik

Thirteen languages face extinction
Germany

Thirteen languages face extinction

Readers reveal: The best words in the French language
France

Readers reveal: The best words in the French language

Integrating the German way
Germany

Integrating the German way

Scholarly German dying out
Germany

Scholarly German dying out

Schools flunk early English instruction
Germany

Schools flunk early English instruction

Linguists pick ‘needy banks’ as panned German phrase of 2008
Germany

Linguists pick ‘needy banks’ as panned German phrase of 2008

‘Finanzkrise’ German word of the year
Germany

‘Finanzkrise’ German word of the year

German business leaders shunning English terms
Germany

German business leaders shunning English terms

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Sobremesa’
Spain

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘Sobremesa’

Preserving German expressions and dialects for posterity
Germany

Preserving German expressions and dialects for posterity

Meet Germany’s new letter, the big ‘ß’
Germany

Meet Germany’s new letter, the big ‘ß’

Jeers for North Rhine- Westphalia’s new English slogan
Germany

Jeers for North Rhine- Westphalia’s new English slogan

Majority of Germans say their language is ‘degenerating’
Germany

Majority of Germans say their language is ‘degenerating’

‘Tollpatsch’ crowned best loanword in German
Germany

‘Tollpatsch’ crowned best loanword in German

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Sweden

New government agency to safeguard Swedish language

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Sweden

Swedish: still not Sweden’s official language

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Sweden

Uterus lost in translation

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Sweden

The business of language, the language of business

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Sweden

The year’s new Swedish words

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Sweden

SFI – can one size fit all?

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Sweden

Boss backs down over ‘Swedish only’ decree

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Sweden

‘Ban swearing in public’ says politician

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Sweden

English ‘Bed and Breakfast’ sign irks authorities

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Sweden

English ‘Bed and Breakfast’ sign allowed to stay

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Sweden

Swedish fights rearguard action against English behemoth

The French abbreviations you need to know to navigate social media like a pro
France

The French abbreviations you need to know to navigate social media like a pro

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Sweden

Learning Swedish: accept no substitutes

Swedish language ‘pushed off TV screens’
Sweden

Swedish language ‘pushed off TV screens’

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Sweden

Language tensions mount in bilingual Finland

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Italy

Italian expression of the day: ‘In gamba’

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Sweden

Councils fail in duty to provide mother-tongue instruction

Government to consider Swedish language law
Sweden

Government to consider Swedish language law

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Sweden

Head-on collisions with the real language barrier

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Sweden

Swedish university to start Somali language course

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Sweden

Swedish justice: A matter of interpretation

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Sweden

Immigrants hindered by Sweden’s interpreter shortage

German word of the day: Der Vorführeffekt
Germany

German word of the day: Der Vorführeffekt

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Sweden

Sweden fails to evaluate language courses

Report faults Sweden for discrimination
Sweden

Report faults Sweden for discrimination

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Sweden

‘Too many doctors can’t speak Swedish’

How hard is Swedish to learn?
Sweden

How hard is Swedish to learn?

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Sweden

Swedish texts ‘filled with ideological bias’

Burkini and finance crunch add to Swedish vocabulary
Sweden

Burkini and finance crunch add to Swedish vocabulary

Alphabet soup: Sweden’s many languages
Sweden

Alphabet soup: Sweden’s many languages

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Sweden

Stockholm native faces discrimination in Malmö

What are your favourite words in Swedish?
Sweden

What are your favourite words in Swedish?

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Sweden

New lift for Sweden’s minority languages

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Sweden

Outrage over language ban proposal

What are your favourite words in Swedish? (Part 2)
Sweden

What are your favourite words in Swedish? (Part 2)

English skills help Swedes go global
Sweden

English skills help Swedes go global

What’s your most embarrassing linguistic faux pas?
Sweden

What’s your most embarrassing linguistic faux pas?

What’s your favourite Swedish dialect?
Sweden

What’s your favourite Swedish dialect?

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Sweden

Sweden criticized for lack of effort on minority languages

New list reveals common Swedish and English spelling mistakes
Sweden

New list reveals common Swedish and English spelling mistakes

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Sweden

Swedish becomes official ‘main language’

Stockholm reported for using too much English
Sweden

Stockholm reported for using too much English

Government reported for English email use
Sweden

Government reported for English email use

‘Swedes are stupid’: Norwegian professor
Sweden

‘Swedes are stupid’: Norwegian professor

UN body designates Swedish dialect a ‘threatened language’
Sweden

UN body designates Swedish dialect a ‘threatened language’

Chinese should be taught in schools: education minister
Sweden

Chinese should be taught in schools: education minister

‘It’s not the fart that kills…’
Sweden

‘It’s not the fart that kills…’

Early English learning comes under academic attack
Sweden

Early English learning comes under academic attack

Swedish group renames hymen ‘vaginal corona’
Sweden

Swedish group renames hymen ‘vaginal corona’

Swedish TV show probes growth of English
Sweden

Swedish TV show probes growth of English

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Sweden

Swedish church group offers choice of three genders

Motivation key to mastering Swedish
Sweden

Motivation key to mastering Swedish

Top flight club bans foreign language use
Sweden

Top flight club bans foreign language use

Universities quizzed over English requirement
Sweden

Universities quizzed over English requirement

Bilingual schools give kids the edge
Sweden

Bilingual schools give kids the edge

Are two languages always better than one?
Sweden

Are two languages always better than one?

Church calls for swear ban after gay sex rant
Sweden

Church calls for swear ban after gay sex rant

Swedish feels the squeeze in Finland
Sweden

Swedish feels the squeeze in Finland

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Sweden

More companies switch to English at work: study

Teaching boost urged for multicultural kids
Sweden

Teaching boost urged for multicultural kids

Learning Swedish with celebrities and assassins
Sweden

Learning Swedish with celebrities and assassins

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Sweden

Sweden Democrat made to take Swedish lessons

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Sweden

Speed up immigrant Swedish courses: report

Swedish government flouts English email ban
Sweden

Swedish government flouts English email ban

Bilingual kids fall behind at school: study
Sweden

Bilingual kids fall behind at school: study

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Sweden

Swedish language under threat in Finland: report

Twisting tongues: Sweden’s sexiest dialect
Sweden

Twisting tongues: Sweden’s sexiest dialect

Swedish teacher lands EU ‘tongue stories’ award
Sweden

Swedish teacher lands EU ‘tongue stories’ award

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Sweden

Immigrant students get ‘Negro’ Swedish lesson

Chinese should be taught in schools: minister
Sweden

Chinese should be taught in schools: minister

Swedish language skills no prerequisite for a job
Sweden

Swedish language skills no prerequisite for a job

Sweden = United States: Google Translate
Sweden

Sweden = United States: Google Translate

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Sweden

‘Wrong to demand job applications in English’

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Sweden

Malmö police to learn ‘polite’ Arabic

Bad interpreters a ‘threat’ to rule of law in Sweden
Sweden

Bad interpreters a ‘threat’ to rule of law in Sweden

Cutting through the bull ‘sheet’ of swearing in Sweden
Sweden

Cutting through the bull ‘sheet’ of swearing in Sweden

Immigrant women put Tensta Christmas market on the map
Sweden

Immigrant women put Tensta Christmas market on the map

Agency slams immigrant language class failings
Sweden

Agency slams immigrant language class failings

‘Opinion Taliban’, ‘tree murder’ make 2011 new Swedish word list
Sweden

‘Opinion Taliban’, ‘tree murder’ make 2011 new Swedish word list

‘Swedish needs a gender-neutral pronoun’
Sweden

‘Swedish needs a gender-neutral pronoun’

‘Swedish is the world’s richest language’: Swede
Sweden

‘Swedish is the world’s richest language’: Swede

Ten Swedish words you won’t find in English
Sweden

Ten Swedish words you won’t find in English

Swedes launch ‘sexless’ web search tool
Sweden

Swedes launch ‘sexless’ web search tool

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Sweden

Learning Swedish delays dementia: study

Sluts, sex and farts – welcome to Swedish
Sweden

Sluts, sex and farts – welcome to Swedish

Nine untranslatable Swedish words – caught on film
Sweden

Nine untranslatable Swedish words – caught on film

Swedish students excel at English: study
Sweden

Swedish students excel at English: study

‘Swenglish’: the definitive guide and top ten
Sweden

‘Swenglish’: the definitive guide and top ten

What you need to know about Italy’s language test for citizenship
Italy

What you need to know about Italy’s language test for citizenship

Gender-neutral pronoun debate rocks Sweden
Sweden

Gender-neutral pronoun debate rocks Sweden

Top ten words you didn’t know came from Sweden
Sweden

Top ten words you didn’t know came from Sweden

Swedes ‘best in the world’ at English
Sweden

Swedes ‘best in the world’ at English

Sweden’s nerds seek dictionary revenge
Sweden

Sweden’s nerds seek dictionary revenge

Learning Swedish the easy way
Sweden

Learning Swedish the easy way

EXPLAINED: Why bonjour is the most sacred word to French people
France

EXPLAINED: Why bonjour is the most sacred word to French people

When language learning becomes child’s play
Sweden

When language learning becomes child’s play

Swedes’ most common English errors exposed
Sweden

Swedes’ most common English errors exposed

‘More Swedish kids should learn Chinese’
Sweden

‘More Swedish kids should learn Chinese’

Gender-neutral ‘hen’ makes its legal debut
Sweden

Gender-neutral ‘hen’ makes its legal debut

Swedes and donkeys: a language peculiarity 
Sweden

Swedes and donkeys: a language peculiarity 

Mother tongue tutoring ‘insufficient’: teachers
Sweden

Mother tongue tutoring ‘insufficient’: teachers

Sweden extends Finnish-language rights
Sweden

Sweden extends Finnish-language rights

‘Why won’t Swedes hire English speakers?’
Sweden

‘Why won’t Swedes hire English speakers?’

Ten more Swedish words you won’t find in English
Sweden

Ten more Swedish words you won’t find in English

Top ten tips for taming the Swedish language
Sweden

Top ten tips for taming the Swedish language

Video: Swedes untangle the untranslatable
Sweden

Video: Swedes untangle the untranslatable

Swedish lessons take off across Europe
Sweden

Swedish lessons take off across Europe

Learning Swedish from Russia with love
Sweden

Learning Swedish from Russia with love

Sweden axes new word after Google intervenes
Sweden

Sweden axes new word after Google intervenes

Swedish PR experts split on Google word battle
Sweden

Swedish PR experts split on Google word battle

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Sweden

Google shot itself in the foot: Swedish Academy

‘Ungoogleable’ added to Swedish encyclopaedia
Sweden

‘Ungoogleable’ added to Swedish encyclopaedia

Ten strangest Swedish insults and put-downs
Sweden

Ten strangest Swedish insults and put-downs

Sweden’s ten oddest sayings in English
Sweden

Sweden’s ten oddest sayings in English

‘Unborn babies can learn languages’: study
Sweden

‘Unborn babies can learn languages’: study

US motel coma man wakes speaking Swedish
Sweden

US motel coma man wakes speaking Swedish

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