False cognates are pairs of words that seem to be cognates because of similar sounds and meaning, but have different etymologies; they can be within the same language or from different languages, even within the same family. For example, the English word dog and the...
Do you know what a breakthrough is?

Do you know what a breakthrough is?

Here are some definitions found in www.thefreedictionary.com: ⦁ An act of overcoming or penetrating an obstacle or restriction. ⦁ A military offensive that penetrates an enemy’s lines of defense. ⦁ A major achievement or success that permits further progress, as...
Why Netflix is the best English teacher

¿Por qué Netflix es el mejor profesor de inglés?

If you’re like us, since quarantine started, you’ve spent most of your weekends (okay, every weekend) at home watching something on Netflix. Fortunately, we have some tips that will allow you to relax on your couch and practice English at the same time! Listening is...
Improve your second language with Keeptalking community!

¡Practica inglés todos los días con Keeptalking!

How to improve your fluency in another language? Keep talking, it’s what everybody says.  There was a time when people thought the way to learn languages was to sit, dictionary in hand, looking up words and memorizing their translations. For some people, this...