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We are celebrating busuu’s 7th Birthday!

It’s time to celebrate! 7 is such a magic number, we need an equally great way to celebrate it! There are so many awesome traditions around the world, but which one should we honour for busuu’s 7th birthday? How about these interesting traditions… We could all eat noodles for lunch as they do in China,

Hand gestures as a foreign language

What hand gestures mean in different countries

Hand gestures are a great way of reinforcing what you’re saying, but caution…as they may mean different things in different cultures.   Thumbs upThis widely recognised sign of approval or agreement is actually used as an insult in Bangladesh.In certain parts of the Middle East, thumbs-up is definitely a highly offensive thumbs-down.The thumbs-up sign has