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 secret to learning a new language successfully
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The secret to learning a new language successfully

Want to know the secret to making your attempt at learning a new language more successful? Want to find out what will keep you motivated and learn much faster? Well, that secret is…confidence. “Confidence comes from not always being right, but from not fearing to be wrong.” -Peter T. Mcintyre Yes, that secret might not...

Sound like a native speaker with idioms
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Sound like a native speaker with idioms

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, an idiom is: “A group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words.” The main difference between a fluent speaker and someone who is learning a language is obvious: the fluent speaker knows how to use idioms. Every language has a...