5 Reasons Why It's Important to Practice French Conversation
Learning French by reading and writing is a good place for some students to start, however there comes a point where you must speak French in order to truly improve. French tutor Carol Beth L. shares her advice for students who are ready to take the plunge into spoken French...
Conversing in a foreign language is not easy. In some ways, it's almost akin to public speaking. It puts you on the spot and tests your ability to think using a set of linguistic tools that are not as automatic as thos
What Are the 5 Best iPhone and iPad Apps to Learn Spanish?
What's the best app to learn Spanish? Find out tutor Jason N.'s top picks in this guest post...
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Spanish seems to be the second language of California, and the United States for that matter. Its hard to go out in public and stroll around without hearing it murmured in the background. While d
30+ Cinco de Mayo Activities, Worksheets, & Recipes for Kids
Countdown to Cinco de Mayo! If you're a Spanish teacher, a private tutor, or a parent teaching Spanish to your child, this is a great time of the year to focus on Mexico's rich history. Whether you're looking for printables, games, Cinco de Mayo vocabulary, or traditional recipes to try, we've rounded up the best of the best to explore with your kids!
But First, Why Do We Celebrate Cinco de Mayo?
Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that is celebrated in both the U.S. and Mexico. This day, the 5th o
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
15 Strange Italian Traditions and Superstitions Explained
Did you know that in Brazil its bad luck to let your wallet or purse hit the floor, as it means youll lose money? Or that in France its actually good luck to step in dog poop with your left foot?
Like many countries, Italy has its fair share of wacky traditions and superstitions. In fact, Italy is said to be one of the most superstitious countries in the world.
Below, we explore the 15 strangest Italian traditions and superstitions. Review this list before traveling to Italy to make