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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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Top 5 Spanish TV Series to Watch on Netflix

Top 5 Spanish TV Series to Watch on Netflix

In this post, we’ve compiled the Top 5 Spanish TV Series to Watch on Netflix to help complement your language learning. Whether you’re into crime dramas, thrillers or comedies, there is always a great Spanish Language television series or film waiting on Netflix.

Watching TV series and films can help you learn Spanish faster! Watching with the subtitles can help reinforce your language learning and grow your vocabulary of the language. It is also an excellent opportunity to learn conversational phrases and pronunciations.

Most content on streaming platforms is both subtitled and captioned in various languages. Whilst subtitles are standard for a language translation of the dialogue, captions also include things like speaker differentiation and description of sound effects.

So whether you’re new to learning Spanish, or are just looking to binge-watch some great series, here are our top 5 Spanish TV series to watch on Netflix right now.

Cactus offers outstanding Spanish language courses online and across the UK. If you have any questions about any of our language courses please call us on +44 1273 830 960 or contact us. Our team of multilingual experts will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Cactus Online Platform for Evening Language Students!

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The New Cactus Online Platform

From April 2019 all Cactus Language evening course students will be able to access and use MyCactus – our online platform. As a Cactus student you can access this platform to review your course information and message your teacher, among other things! We have created this communication tool to bring all the information you need about your Cactus course together in one place.

How Does the Platform Help Me?

Log in and you will be able to:

• Check and update your personal details
• Review your active orders
• View your course information, schedule, material and homework for all your lessons
• Use your personal inbox to send messages to your teacher and the Cactus Team

In MyCactus you can also find useful links to our website, social media and booking page. You have all the information you need for your evening language course with Cactus, all in the same place.

How do I Access to the Platform?

After you book your course you will receive your course confirmation one week before the start of the course. In this email you will receive a link to set your password. Once you have created your password you will be able to log into the platform. You username and password will remain the same for any future courses you book.

What if I Have a Problem Accessing the Platform?

If you forget your password you can reset this by clicking on ‘Forgot your password?’ on the log in page. If you have any other issues with accessing or using the platform please email us and we will resolve your problem.

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To find out more about learning another language, or information on any of our courses simply call us on 01273 830 960 or email us. Our multilingual team will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Cactus language offers the following types of language courses:

Evening language courses: 19 different languages in 15 UK locations
Language holidays: worldwide immersion courses in the country of the language
Private tuition: tailor-made and corporate language training solutions throughout the world
TEFL: teacher training courses for both English and other languages all over the world
Online courses: for teacher training, English and French

How to learn a language with a full-time job by The Intrepid Guide

 

Travel and Language Learning with The Intrepid Guide

Learning a language with a full-time job can be challenging, but travel and language blogger and author, The Intrepid Guide, gives us her top 10 professional tips on how this can be achieved. You can also read her blog post How to Learn a Language with a Full-Time Job.

Michele is a multilingual author and the founder of The Intrepid Guide, a hub for travellers and language learners with over 100,000 monthly readers. Follow Cactus Language and The Intrepid Guide on Instagram. The Intrepid Guide also offers her insight into the Cactus Evening Language Courses with 7 Things You Should Know Before Your First Language Class.

Contact Us

To find out more about learning another language, or information on any of our courses simply call us on 01273 830 960 or email us. Our multilingual team will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Cactus language offers the following types of language courses:

Evening language courses: 19 different languages in 15 UK locations
Language holidays: worldwide immersion courses in the country of the language
Private tuition: tailor-made and corporate language training solutions throughout the world
TEFL: teacher training courses for both English and other languages all over the world
Online courses: for teacher training, English and French

 

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