Washington Carpet Cleaner Speaks 33 Languages: What's His Secret?

The remarkable brain of 46-year-old Vaughn Smith, a carpet cleaner, can memorize dozens of languages, according to the Washington Post. The carpet cleaner takes his car up the stairs, untangles its hoses, and promises to only drain the dirty water into the approved toilet. Another day of carpet cleaning in less than…

Russian words that are dangerous to pronounce abroad

Imagine this situation. Have you arrived somewhere in Vietnam on vacation. You walk down the street with a friend and, not hearing anything, you loudly ask again: “What?”. And suddenly you catch the fearful glances of the Vietnamese passers-by, in which you can almost read confidence - a serious fight will begin now. ...

Instant speech and text translator for 40 languages ​​is now on sale: how it works

Japanese inventors have created a device for instant translation of speech and text called MUAMA Enence, says Obozrevatel. As techdiscountzone.com reports, the tool can translate Chinese, English, French, Arabic, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, German, Korean, Japanese, Ukrainian and others in real time ...

Why is it difficult for us to understand foreign speech by ear - and 8 ways to fix it

Experts assess the skill of understanding foreign speech by ear as the most difficult, writes Lifehacker. Many language learners are "blown away" here. Why? People respond in different ways. Everybody distracts me. I don't understand the interlocutor's accent. I don't understand half of the words in a conversation. Understand foreign ...

5 New Year's gifts for those who have everything

The custom of exchanging gifts during the holiday season not only brings joy, but also complicates our lives. Tens of thousands of Americans wander through crowded shops, wasting time that they could spend with their loved ones, and wondering what to give to those who have ...

Knowledge of languages ​​makes a person more attractive: a survey

The secret to success in work and personal life in the US and UK can be the same - learn foreign languages. The appeal of people who speak at least two languages ​​has been confirmed by Americans and British in a survey conducted by the language app Babbel, ...

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