5 Helpful French Pronunciation Hacks for Beginners
Are you having trouble nailing your French accent? Below, French teacher Jinky B. explains how to sound like a français or française in just five easy steps...
The French have an undeniably distinct accent that can be difficult for non-native speakers to perfect.
Nevertheless, it's not entirely impossible for non-natives to learn how to speak French.
All it takes is some direction from your French teacher and a whole lot of practice.
Below are five helpful French pronunciation h
4 Qualities to Look for in a Japanese Teacher
Whether you're looking for a Japanese teacher for yourself or for your son or daughter, there are certain criteria you should consider. Here, language teacher Carol Beth L. shares her tips to help you find an effective Japanese teacher....
As you're looking for a Japanese teacher, remembernot every teacher will be the right fit. Some teachers are able to work with a wide range of students, while others prefer to work with certain types of students. No single teacher is a perfect fit for ev
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 Italian Slang Words and Phrases You've Gotta Know
Do you want to learn how to speak Italian like a true native? Below, Italian teacher Liz T. shares 15 common Italian slang words and phrases to help you communicate better in Italian...
In the United States, there are hundreds of slang words and phrases people use to communicate with one another. For example, phrases like "I'm beat," "chill out," and "epic fail" are commonly used in conversation.
Like Americans, native Italians use slang words and phrases to quickly communicate their emoti
Believe it or Not: 16 Bizarre Japanese Superstitions
Every culture has its own set of legends, myths, and superstitions, and Japan is no exception. Japanese culture dates all the way back to 35,000 BC., and so do some Japanese urban legends.
From good luck omens to supernatural animals, here are 16 bizarre Japanese superstitions.
Inanimate Objects Have Spirits
Japanese Buddhists believe that inanimate objects, like dolls, have spirits.
There are a number of Japanese stories about dolls or other inanimate objects coming to life. Jap