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
Essential French Vocabulary: Words for Your Online Life
The French have their own set of words for the online world. Tutor Tyler S. shares how to type French accents, helpful phrases for email, and more!
In the most recent decade, technological advances have affected languages all over the globe. Thanks to these advances, it is easy to communicate with others over long distances at the touch of a button.
The internet and high-tech mobile devices have given rise to many new, abbreviated word forms. One example is the way the French use their
French Grammar Rules: Reading Le Passé Simple
There is one French verb tense that you will likely only come across in literature, the passé simple. French tutor Carol Beth L. shows you how to recognize and understand this tense...
The passé simple is a unique tense in the French language. Perhaps one or two centuries ago, it was commonly used like the simple past in English. For example:
J'allai au magasin.
I went to the store.
Je couru deux kilometres.
I ran two kilometers.
The passé simple is similar to the simple past i
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.
These 5 Online Spanish Games Will Keep You Busy For Hours
Ready for some fun? Take a break with an online Spanish game, and you'll be learning and having fun at the same time! Here are 5 great options, rounded up by online tutor Marcus S...
Learning Spanish can be a daunting dask. One way to turn the stress into fun and make studying a new language more effective is to play games. In the digital age, that's easy to do, because you can now play online Spanish games. All you need is your smartphone, tablet or laptop to have an on-the-go sour