French Vocabulary Hacks: How to Tell if a Word is Masculine or Feminine
How can a word be masculine or feminine, and how do you tell the difference? Tutor Willy M. shares some secrets to help you memorize your French vocabulary...
One of the hardest things for many students of French to learn is how to tell the difference between masculine and feminine French nouns. Gender with regards to words is not something we spend a lot of time thinking about in English, but in French vocabulary every single noun will have either a masculine gender or a feminine gender. Wor
Manga Madness: 8 Artists and Writers You Don't Want to Miss at Comic-Con
Great news for all you manga, comic book, and anime fans, the best artists and writers in the business will be featured guests this summer at Comic-Con International 2015 in downtown San Diego.
Comic-Con International: San Diego is the year's premiere event to promote comic books, films, artwork, science fiction literature, and more. What started as a single-day event in 1970, has turned into a four-day convention and one of the most highly-anticipated events of the year.
To get you re
French Grammar Rules: How to Conjugate Common Irregular Verbs
Last week, French tutor Carol Beth L. treated us to a great lesson on conjugating regular verbs. This week, we look at conjugating common irregular French verbs...
French grammar is full of irregularities and exceptions. They make sense when you understand the phonetic and grammatical in's and out's of the language, but can still be difficult to navigate especially at the beginning. Covering every single irregular French verb out there, therefore, is a difficult task to tackle in just one b
Common German Phrases and Etiquette Tips for Dining Out
Do you want to explore what Germany's restaurant scene has to offer? Below, German teacher Tyler S. shares some common German phrases and etiquette tips to ensure you have a delicious and enjoyable meal...
Imagine youre in Germany dining out for the first time. You excitedly enter through the restaurants front door, take a quick look around, and wait at what appears to be the host stand.
If you wait to be seated in this manner, youll be waiting a long time. In almost every German re
15+ Things You Didn't Know Were Invented in Germany
Germany is mostly known for its beer and environmental friendliness, but did you know that the country boasts some of the worlds most famous inventions?
Johannes Gutenberg, Ferdinand Porsche, and Karl Benz are just a few of the famous engineers, inventors, and scientists who hail from Germany.
From everyday household items to lifesaving medical devices to luxury automobiles, these German inventors have created some of the most useful inventions, many of which are still used today.