For many language students, the French subjunctive, or le subjonctif, is one of the trickiest French verbs to master. It can leave you with such a headache that you’ll wonder, is it possible to avoid using the French subjunctive all together? In this guest podcast, Caroline from French Blabla reveals several simple conversation hacks that will help […]
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Megan L. is a writer and musician living in San Diego. She loves supporting independent artists and learning more about music every day. Megan has been working for TakeLessons since November 2011. Google+
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Interested in jazz but not sure where to begin? Jazz has a long history and a wide variety of subgenres — it’s easy to get lost in it all! Here, guitar teacher Dylan P. shows you seven easy jazz guitar songs to get you started… Jazz music can sound very complicated, to say the […]
Quick — how do you feel right now? Wouldn’t it be fun to say that in French? In this article by French tutor Roman N., you’ll learn how to express your feelings in French, no matter what the situation… The French are very expressive people and they use a great number of interesting phrases to make their feelings […]
When it comes to incredible guitar players, David Gilmour of Pink Floyd takes the cake. In this article, teacher Bernard M. shows you how to play the guitar just like the legend himself… Many musicians strive to sound like their heroes. They want to get that special something that makes those legends stand out from the crowd. One […]
Learn to play Selena Gomez’s new song “Same Old Love” the easy way with this guitar tutorial from Jonathan B.… Pretty simple, right? Now you have everything you need to know in order to cover Selena Gomez’s “Same Old Love”. Here are the skills you’ll use as you play through this guitar lesson: Using a capo […]
Ready to learn about rock and roll’s cousin from the south? If so, you’re in the right place! In this article, music teacher Christopher S. explores some of the most influential rockabilly songs of our time and shows you how to play them on guitar… The History of Rockabilly The rock and roll style, dubbed rockabilly, is one […]
Earlier, we took a look at how to develop your right hand for classical guitar. In this article, guitar teacher Raymond L. will add to the balance by teaching you exercises for the left hand… The classical guitar repertoire covers more scales and arpeggios than any other technical skill. Therefore, I consider it important for […]
Have you gotten your costume and spooky playlist ready for Halloween yet? How about your French vocabulary? In this article, teacher Annie A. gives you a lesson in French Halloween history and teaches you 10 words you’ll want to use this October… The History of Halloween in France Did you know the French didn’t begin celebrating Halloween until sometime […]
Looking for amour? Tutor Emmanuel N. shares 25 phrases for flirting in French… French, among a few other languages, is known to be beautiful, romantic, and poetic. People adore the way French sounds and would love to speak the language of love to the person of their interest. Because French is such a romantic language, […]
Female guitarists rock just as hard, if not harder than some men, yet the things people say to us sound like they’re straight from the 1950s! Ladies, women, and girls, here are 11 of the most annoying things I’ve heard in my years of playing guitar. Maybe a few will sound familiar to you too? […]