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    When is the Best Time to Visit Malta? Climate and Weather

    Under the Maltese sun… You’ve heard about the Maltese archipelago, bathed in the Mediterranean Sea, and you already see yourself there. But one question remains: what is the best season to go to Malta? Mediterranean climate, lots of sunshine. The Maltese archipelago is known to offer over 300 days of sunshine a year.   Did you say idyllic? No, not always. The reality is a little more nuanced. Don’t expect to be lounging on the beach all year round! The weather in Malta is not always as mild as it seems.   I’ve been living in Malta for over four years and I can tell you one thing: behind the…

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    My Review of Duolingo, the Application to Learn a Language for Free

    Does Duolingo really help you learn a language? If you are learning a foreign language, you have probably already heard of the Duolingo application. It is a very popular app for learning English, French, Spanish and other languages for free. But is this application really the best method for learning foreign languages, as it promises? That’s what we are going to see in this article. I’m going to tell you about my experience with Duolingo, and then present the pros and cons of this application.     My language learning experience with Duolingo   When I started learning foreign languages on my own, I looked at the resources I could…

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    How I Learn Foreign Languages On My Own

    Broadening my horizons, traveling, discovering other cultures, communicating with people from elsewhere. Here are some of the reasons that pushed me to learn and improve foreign languages, beyond the language courses I took during my schooling. Thus, I am perfecting my English and Spanish, and I am starting to learn Italian and Arabic. I’m going to explain to you the learning methods and tricks I use to learn languages on my own.     Have a real motivation   First of all, it is crucial to have a real motivation to learn a foreign language, especially when learning it on your own. It is not about learning it just because…