Author: Andrew Finch

Scandinavian Greetings & Useful Phrases 

Scandinavian greetings

Comprising Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Icelandic and Faroese, Scandinavian languages have become some of the most popular languages to learn in recent years. With their dramatic landscapes and friendly locals, this collection of North European countries are tourist hotspots, and the study of their languages is on the rise. For those thinking of a trip up north, we have put together a list of useful Scandinavian greetings to help you out.

While most natives have English as second language, having the ability to converse in the native tongue is always beneficial. These basic greetings and phrases will help start your journey of discovering these exciting and unique languages.   Continue reading Scandinavian Greetings & Useful Phrases 

In Focus – UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 Finalists

Women's Euro 2022 Final - England vs Germany

The final of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 Championship is just around the corner. We thought it would be a perfect opportunity to take a more in-depth look at the two finalists.

The Women’s European Championship has captivated audiences across the country and world. This analysis of England and Germany is not only focused on their footballing abilities, but the countries a whole. We delve into their history, culture and, of course, their language.

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Most Popular Languages Around The World 

Graph showing most popular languages

At Cactus, language is our passion. With over 7,000 different dialects spoken around the world, we thought it would be interesting to look at the most popular languages on Earth. This list offers a brilliant starting point for those looking to learn a new language with Cactus. 

This selection of the top 10 most popular languages gives an amazing insight into the spread of language throughout the world. Whilst a number of entries will be expected, a few may be surprising.

So whether you are looking to discover a new language to learn, or are just interested in language facts, here is a list of the top 10 most popular languages in the world.

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