French verbs come in many tenses. Lucky for you, French tutor Carol Beth L. is back with a lesson on conjugating verbs in the future tense… So you know how to conjugate regular verbs and some irregular verbs in le présent. You are also familiar with the passé composé, and maybe even the imparfait. But when you’re [...]
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Want to get better at singing? Simply showing up to your voice lessons isn’t enough. Here, St. Augustine, FL voice teacher Heather L. shares 3 common mistakes she’s seen students make, so that you can be sure to avoid them… Even though I’m a voice teacher, I’m also a voice student. I know how difficult lessons can [...]
How you hold your violin makes a huge difference in the way you sound. Below, violin teacher Julie P. shares some helpful tips on how to hold a violin properly… As a beginner violin student, you know that posture is very important when playing the violin. Since there aren’t any keys to push, every sound is created [...]
Planning a trip to Spain? There’s so much to explore and see! And if you’re on a budget, you can still have an amazing experience. Learn more in this guest post by Carmichael, CA Spanish tutor Joan B… Are you planning a trip to Spain? Whether you want to cross the must-see destinations off your [...]
Stuck in another Netflix binge? Instead of feeling guilty, put your time to good use by learning Spanish as you watch! Here are some ideas to try from Carmichael, CA Spanish tutor Joan B… Do you love to sit on the couch and zone out staring at the television? Or sneak a glance at Twitter [...]
Having trouble deciding on your major for college? If studying Spanish further interests you, you might be wondering, “What can I do with a Spanish degree?” Check out your options — and the benefits of a degree in Spanish — in this guest post by Carmichael, CA Spanish tutor Joan B… Spanish is a field [...]
A big part of learning to speak Spanish is an understanding of basic grammar rules — and one of the first things you’ll need to know is Spanish verb conjugation. Here, Jason N. breaks down the basics… Let’s start with the most important question: why is it important to learn conjugation? Conjugation enables us to use [...]
Thinking about learning Spanish, but terrified of feeling (or sounding) silly as a new learner? Don’t fret — everyone goes through the beginner stages! Here, online Spanish tutor Emmanuel M. shares his helpful tips… Learning a new language can be difficult, but just like with anything else, all it takes is practice, confidence, and helpful tools. Common [...]
The Italian language has a very unique style and sound. And there’s no doubt that Italians have their own sense of humor. Just like in English, Italians have a number of expressions and idioms they use when speaking. In addition to mastering essential vocabulary words, it’s important that you learn these commonly-used expressions. After all, you [...]
How bad is “vocal fry,” anyway? As a singer, should you be concerned about this new vocal trend, heard in artists such as Britney Spears? In this guest post by Ann Arbor, MI voice teacher Elaina R., listen to a vocal fry example and learn the truth behind the fuss… I was recently listening to [...]