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7 amazing polyglot soccer players

In addition to being amazing athletes, many soccer players are multilingual! Here are 7 players with unbelievable language skills.

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How languages get writing systems: an interview with Dr. Hilaria Cruz

If a language doesn't have a writing system, how does it get one? Here's the story of how an indigenous community developed its own writing system.

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Dear Duolingo: How do unwritten languages get writing systems?

Why do some languages have writing systems, while others don't? The real difference between oral and written languages might surprise you!

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How to say "thank you" in more than 30 languages

Are you feeling thankful? Here's a guide to saying "thanks" in more than 30 languages—from Spanish, to Czech, to Gujarati!

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When to use "por" vs "para"

The Spanish words "por" and "para" often translate to "for" in English, so it's hard to know which one to use! Here's an easy way to tell them apart.

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