The French have their own set of words for the online world. Tutor Tyler S. shares how to type French accents, helpful phrases for email, and more! In the most recent decade, technological advances have affected languages all over the globe. Thanks to these advances, it is easy to communicate with others over long distances at the touch […]
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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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Do you dream of attending classes in France? French tutor Carol Beth L. has done just that! Here, she shares how to study abroad in France, and the questions you must answer before you go… 1) What kind of program are you searching for? Many students study abroad for a semester or for a year as an […]
Even if you just started learning to play guitar, you already have the tools to write your first song. Guitar teacher Aimee B. shares how to get started… You can write a song on guitar as early as after your first lesson or once you’ve learned a few basic chords. Whether you ultimately want to accompany your lead vocal, jam with others, […]
Congrats on getting the big gig! Whether you’re preparing for your band’s first show or your album-release party, these tips will help you learn how to promote your band, make your best impression on stage, and get invited back to the venue to do it all again. Share this Image On Your Site <p><strong>Please include […]
Do you play a warm-up exercise when you practice guitar? Guitar teacher Kirk R. shares three guitar exercises that are perfect for players at all levels… There are literally thousands of exercises and studies for the guitar. There are some that are great for beginners who are just getting used to having their fingers on the […]
What better snack to pair with your French study session than some authentic French cheese? Tutor Nadia B. shares everything you need to know about French cheese… Do you have a baguette and a wheel of brie? Well, just a minute, there. While there’s nothing more French to us than bread and cheese, the world of French cheese […]
Thinking about learning to play ukulele this summer? Ukulele teacher Willy M. has 101 reasons why it’s a great idea! Summer is in full swing so I’m bringing you 101 reasons to learn to play ukulele. I hope you find a reason to start taking ukulele lessons! 1. Playing the ukulele will immediately make you cool. 2. Playing […]
If you want to learn how to play ukulele, you’re in excellent company. Today’s popular music scene is rife with ukulele players, including Taylor Swift, Eddie Vedder, and Zooey Deschanel, just to name a few. Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro says “ukulele is one of the easiest instruments to play, and you don’t have to be […]
Not all French verbs follow the regular rules. Brush up on the most common irregular verbs in French with this list of over one hundred verbs you need to know. Common Irregular French Verbs aller – to go Je vais Tu vas Il/Elle va Nous allons Vous allez Ils/Elles vont Past Participle – allé avoir – to have […]
Regular French verbs are among the most common verbs you will come across as you study French. You’ll notice that regular verbs come in three types: verbs ending in -er, verbs ending in -ir, and verbs ending in -re. To help you get a leg up in your studies, here is a list of over […]