The Afrikaans Language
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The Afrikaans Language

Afrikaans is one of the modern antique spoken languages in South Africa. What makes this language so unique? ...

Top 10 activities in Cape Town
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Top 10 activities in Cape Town

Are you coming to Cape Town soon or are you already here and looking for cool activities to do? Well we made a list of things we think ...

Public transport in Cape Town
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Public transport in Cape Town

Public transport in Cape Town Cape Town has several options when it comes to public transport. In this blog I’ll show you the different options you have and share some history about public transport in Cape Town. Early public transport in Cape Town The first public transport in Cape Town was around May 1801, when a...

LTC, the language school in Cape Town, has moved!
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LTC, the language school in Cape Town, has moved!

  LTC, the language school in Cape Town, is moving to Touchstone house As you might know, the Language Teaching Centre, the language school in Cape Town, has moved out of Pier House, located on 13 Heerengracht street, to 705 Touchstone house at number 7 Bree street. This is because the current building will be...

Cape Town Slang 101
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Cape Town Slang 101

Cape Town is such a mix of different cultures and languages, therefore it’s a given that the city would have its very own “language” or slang. And boy, Cape Town’s slang is unique!   Here’s a list of the most popular Capetonian slang words and what they actually mean: Ag (ah-ch): To show resignation or...

The Language Debate in SA
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The Language Debate in SA

The need to construct a national multilingual identity has never been more vital in South Africa – especially now amid the turmoil with students in the country. Yet the language debate in SA continues with no end in sight.   The Language Debate in SA – Where we stand Efforts to implement multilingual language policies...

Teen can speak fluent Spanish after waking up from coma
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Teen can speak fluent Spanish after waking up from coma

A teenager from Georgia, America, can speak fluent Spanish after waking up from a coma after being kicked in the head during a soccer game.     Reuben Nsemoh (16) was playing goalie for his team when he was accidentally kicked in the head. The kick to the head was so bad, he started having...

2016 Cape Town Oktoberfest
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2016 Cape Town Oktoberfest

Held annually in Munich, Germany, Oktoberfest is the biggest beer festival in the world, with more than 6 million people from around the globe attending the event each year. Luckily, although we may not be able to go to the festival in Germany, we have our very own Oktoberfest in Cape Town. Oktoberfest Cape Town...

Why English is the universal language
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Why English is the universal language

Up to 1.8 billion people in the world speak English. But how did a language that was only spoken by people living in the British Isles 500 years ago become so widespread? Let’s find out why English is the universal language. The British Empire The growth of English is all to do with politics. After...

Learning a new language is great for your career
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Learning a new language is great for your career

It is common knowledge that having more than one language under your belt is great for career development. But what are the actual business benefits of speaking a second language? And how exactly does it help with career development? Well, let’s find out.   Work overseas If you long to travel while working and spend...