How to Support Your Japanese Student
It's important to encourage your son or daughter as he or she is learning Japanese. While it's easy to remind your child or teen to practice, there are some other things you can do to help him or her succeed. These tips from language teacher Carol Beth L. will help you support your Japanese student...
1. Know Your Student's Goals
Why does your son or daughter want to learn Japanese? Is it required in school? Does he or she want to speak with others in Japanese? Is your student interested in an
Italian Grammar: Introduction to Gender and Number
When it comes to building a solid Italian grammar foundation, gender and number are two very important concepts one must learn. Unfortunately, they are also very troublesome for beginner students. Below Italian teacher, Nadia B. gives a quick and easy introduction to the two concepts...
Ready to explore Italian grammar? For students, gender and number are often the most challenging concepts to understand, since they are used very differently in Italian than in English. However, with a lit
Celebrate German-Style: Ultimate List of German Holidays and Festivals
While Germans are known to be quite reserved, they love to celebrate and take pride in their holiday traditions. Like many countries, Germans have their own set of unique traditions, from placing clean shoes in front of the door on St. Nicholas Day to chicken dances at Oktoberfest.
If youre planning on traveling to Germany, you might want to brush up on these traditions and customs. This guide is intended to help you learn everything there is to know about Germanys major holidays and festiv
Help! What to Do if You Get Nervous When Speaking Spanish
Do you get nervous when you have to speak Spanish, even if you've taken months -- or years -- of classes or lessons? You're not alone. Read on as Spanish tutor Emmanuel N. shares his tips for battling your nerves and becoming more confident...
When it comes to speaking a language, there are two ways of being good at it the more scholastic way (reading, writing, and speaking all 'by the book') and the more laymans way (mostly conversation-centered, using the common vernacular of a
Want to Learn Spanish? Our Guide to Getting Started
Learning a new language, such as Spanish, can be an exciting undertaking! Even if you are not planning to visit a foreign country on your next vacation, a second language can help keep your mind stimulated. Here's an overview of the different ways to learn Spanish, to help you determine which option will work best for you.
Your Local Community College
Remember that campus that's just down the road? You don't have to be a recent high school graduate to enroll or take classes there. In fact, man