How to Make the Most of Your Spanish Immersion Program
Excited about an upcoming study abroad trip? Spanish immersion programs are fantastic if you want to learn about a new culture and improve your Spanish-speaking skills! Here, Seattle, WA tutor Paola E. shares some must-read tips for making the most of your experience...
One of the ultimate goals of Spanish learners who are committed to becoming fluent is to take the biggest leap and join a Spanish immersion program in a country where Spanish is spoken. Al fin! (At last!) The Spanish t
15 Funny French Phrases (And What They Really Mean)
Just like English, French has a lot of idiomatic words and phrases, and some are fairly easy to puzzle out (for example, someone who "drinks like a hole", is drinking a great deal). Others are, to put it mildly, less obvious, especially when you are learning French. Here are some of the strangest French phrases you're likely to run across in otherwise harmless conversation.
1. Coup de foudre
Only in French is it a good thing to be hit by a "stroke of lightning"; it means love at first sigh
Want to Learn Spanish? 5 Things to Stop Wasting Time On
Want to learn Spanish fast? Feeling overwhelmed yet? Stop over-complicating things! Depending on your goals, you may be able to simplify your studies and just focus on the basics of conversational Spanish. Here are five tips from online Spanish tutor Montserrat P...
If you're reading this, congratulations! You have decided to learn one of the most beautiful and useful languages: Spanish!
As you've probably recognized so far, there are lot of grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation
The Japanese Writing Systems for Beginners: Learn Kanji
When you're studying Japanese, you will learn new vocabulary, grammar, and writing systems. Now that you've been introduced to hiragana , it's time to talk about kanji. Here, Brighton, MA Japanese teacher Karou N. shares some effective study tips to help you learn kanji...
If youre interested in studying Japanese, and you've made up your mind to learn the language, theres no way to avoid kanji. Understanding kanji, and being able to read and write the letters correctly, is important for
Exploring the Six Most Popular Italian Dialects
There are numerous Italian dialects spoken throughout Italy. Below, Italian teacher Liz T. shares the six most popular Italian dialects...
In the big boot of Italy, there are dozens of Italian dialects. In fact, almost every region has it's own unique accent.
While the literary Italian language is used throughout the country for law, business, and education, many people still use their regions original Italian dialect.
While its not necessary for you to learn every Italian dialect