Learn Language Online: French Links of the Week 8/21/2015
Bon weekend! To kick off your French-learning fun, here are the best and most interesting Francophile links from around the web.
3 Fun and Common French Idioms With Animals - Camille Chevalier-Karfis
Idioms in other languages are endlessly intriguing, and these three French expressions are no exception. What do you think "les poules aurant des dents" (the hens have teeth) could mean?
6 Tips on How to Read in French Like a Boss - Frédéric Bibard
Learning to read in a second langua
Joyeuse Fête des Pères: French Vocabulary for Father's Day
Whereas France and the U.S. celebrate Mothers Day on different days in May, both countries celebrate Fathers Day on the same day every year: the third Sunday of June.
Known in France as Fête des Pères, young children often show appreciation for their fathers by making crafty items, such as ties and bow ties made out of paper and cardboard picture frames made from cereal boxes. Older children, like those in the U.S., will often buy their father a gift that they know he'd love.
Bet You Didn't Know: 45 Fun Facts About Japan [In Pictures]
Every culture has its own set of perks, quirks, and interesting facts, and Japan is no exception.
So whether you're planning a trip, taking language lessons, or you just want to learn some facts about Japan, check out this fun, interactive slideshow.
From facts about food to the lifestyle and the land, here are 45 things you probably didn't know about Japan.
Now that you've learned some interesting facts about Japan, is there anything you found shocking or
Your K-Pop Guide: The Hottest Korean Pop Stars
Learning Korean isn't just about memorizing vocabulary, it's also about embracing the culture. You can't learn Korean without being exposed to one of the most popular aspects of pop culture, Korean pop music.
Korean pop is one of the hottest music genres, not only in Korea, but worldwide. The popularity of K-pop isn't just because of the catchy tunes, but also because of the gorgeous stars and teen idols who have major star power and a huge global fan following.
Listening to K-pop song
Omotenashi: Japanese Hospitality and Etiquette
When you're studying a foreign language, it's helpful to also learn about culture, history, and traditions. Here, Japanese teacher Taro T. introduces the Japanese concept omotenashi...
As someone who learned English as a second language, I truly believe in the importance of finding something positive from a new culture, and adopting it in your own life. This doesnt just help you learn a new language, but it will also help you grow as an individual.
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