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Getting the low-down on living in the Netherlands

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, March 17, 2017

The Netherlands has been so much in the news this past month with the elections and the on-going diplomatic tussle with Turkey, so we thought we would have a browse… Read more…

7 reasons to love living in Amsterdam

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

“Ah, Amsterdam. What a city! My expat life here is just the start of what I expect to be a life-long love affair with the city. Is that feeling of… Read more…

5 essential education updates for parents in France

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, September 23, 2016

The new school year is well underway, but did you know about five new initiatives introduced by the French government that should be helpful to parents of school children in… Read more…

Spain attempts to stop English words encroaching on language

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, May 26, 2016

The Royal Spanish Academy is launching a campaign rallying against the growing use of English in Spain.   Over the past few years the Spanish language has been picking up… Read more…

Do you use happy language?

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Scientists discover the 1969 Pollyanna Hypothesis is correct…there is a universal human tendency to use positive or happy words rather than negative ones. Keep reading… A new study, led by… Read more…

Assimilate or differentiate… Which makes a more successful expat?

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, October 17, 2014

What kind of expat are you? Do you dive into the local culture and assimilate as quickly as possible or do you maintain your home culture at all costs; or… Read more…

Celebrate a day of European language

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, September 25, 2014

Tomorrow, Friday 26 September, is European Day of Language. How will you celebrate? The European Day of Languages (EDL) is a day to encourage language learning across Europe. There are:… Read more…

Ten tips to learn a new language

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, September 18, 2014

One of the joys of being an expat is being immersed in the wonderful world of  a new language. One of the greatest challenges of being an expat is having… Read more…

Do you ‘Tu’ or do you ‘Vous’?

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, July 21, 2014

An amusing Los Angeles Times flow chart (click here to view it) about the use of ‘tu’ or ‘vous’ has thrown the spotlight (again!) on the use of the formal… Read more…

Bilingual crèches planned in Luxembourg

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, July 9, 2014

In Luxembourg, children who attend free or state crèches speak and are spoken to in Luxembourgish; whereas children who attend private crèches spend their days immersed in French. That’s the… Read more…

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