What is an Idiom? Simply put, it is an expression that makes no sense when translated literally into another language. In our own language we take these expressions for granted. It may be a no-brainer or a piece of cake for us to understand the meaning in our own language (see what I did there?). But to a non-English speaker, these expressions make no sense. An idiomatic expression is something as simple as “to be hungry.” In Spanish, French, and […]
Below are some great learning a language sayings and inspirational quotes. ❝To have another language is to possess a second soul.❞ ‒Charlemagne ❝If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.❞ ‒Nelson Mandela ❝One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.❞ ‒Frank Smith ❝The limits of my language are the […]
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