4 Fun Writing Activities for Kids this Summer
Keeping a writing journal is a great way to keep your child´s mind active while they are out of school this summer. But unless you have a budding novelist in your family who is passionate about writing, your child may tire quickly of keeping a daily journal. Here are some fun, outside-of-the-box writing activities for kids that will keep your child writing all summer long!
The Never-Ending Story
Work together with your child to write a never-ending story that is sure to get you giggling! Sta
You Have to See What Sound Really Looks Like
We're not talking about digital renderings of sound waves or synesthesia! This amazing video from NPR's science tumblr Skunk Bear uses an interesting photographic technique to capture what it looks like when sound waves push against the air.
It's incredible actually seeing the sound of hands clapping:
and being able to see sound vibrations leave a speaker!
Whether you're a musician or a music lover, sound is a huge, yet normally invisible, part of your life. What do you thin
French Grammar Rules: Conjugating Verbs in the Conditional
If you knew how, would you use the conditional in this sentence? French tutor Carol Beth L. can help you find the answer...
As a beginner or intermediate French speaker, you have likely come across various French verb tenses, such as le présent, passé composé, imparfait, futur, and perhaps even the subjunctive mood. These various features of French grammar express particular time frames, such as what is happening, happened, will happen, or even what may or may not happen. But what about e
10 Commonly-Used German Slang Words and Phrases
Take a break from your textbook to learn some fun German slang words and phrases outlined by German teacher Trevor H. below
Every language has its own set of unique slang words and phrases, even German! While traveling throughout Germany and/or speaking with natives, youre bound to encounter some German slang words and phrases.
Oftentimes, these words and phrases arent outlined in your German study books, which is why weve gathered up some of the most common German slang words to ensur
Spanish Vocabulary: When to Use Usted vs. Tú
Every language has its own intricacies that take time and practice to master. In this article, we'll discuss the distinction between the formal and informal use of the word 'you' in Spanish.
But first, here's a quick summary of the difference between tú and usted.
Usted vs. Tú - What's the Difference?
Tú in Spanish is you in English -- but what about usted? In English, there's not a great translation for usted. So what exactly does it mean?
In English, when we want to convey re