Red, yellow, pink and green: How the world’s languages name the rainbow

23rd August 2019

Colour words vary a lot across languages. Most languages have around 11 basic colour words. According to a research new colour term will evolve ove...

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We need languages graduates to steer us through our post-Brexit troubled waters

6th August 2019

Over the past few years, numbers of graduates in modern language studies have drastically reduced in the UK. With current economic and trade change...

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Use your Language skills.

Happy Friday! What a week it has been here at Language Matters! Our brand new office in Amsterdam is open and we have loads of inspiring new vacan...

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Bilinguals Solve Math Differently Depending on the Language

18th Juli 2019

According to research, bilinguals process arithmetic problems in a different way, all depending on which of their language they are using. Read mor...

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The huge benefits of working in your second language

15th Juli 2019

Working in another language can be challenging, however it has a surprising number of positive side effects. Read more about it here.

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Languages don’t all have the same number of terms for colors – scientists have a new theory why

25th Juni 2019

Most people operate on average 11 colour words. However, our cultural development and languages have an influence on the way we perceive or define ...

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You are more likely to deny the truth in your second language

According to various research that has been made, bilingual people are more likely to interpret facts differently, depending on the language they a...

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Easter Challenges

17th April 2019

To get you all in the spirit of Easter, we have a created a little challenge: Can you solve the Easter riddle? Guess all three correctly and win a ...

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Tough Mudder 2019

16th April 2019

Last Saturday, some of Language Matters took part in the 5k Tough Mudder at Finsbury Park. Great team effort, well done!

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Easter Challenge

11th April 2019

Easter is just one week away and for the occasion, we at Language Matters have decided to make a little Easter hunt! On 17th April, you...

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