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
French Grammar Rules: What is the Subjunctive Mood?
Confused about conjugating verbs in the subjunctive mood? Tutor Carol Beth L. shares how to conjugate them and when you need to...
Le subjonctif is one of the most notorious subjects in French grammar for non-native speakers of French. It is a mood that expresses uncertainty and is often connected with feelings, emotions, wishes, or desires about a particular event. In fact, we English-speakers also have a subjunctive mood, but we don't often use it or realize when we do use it. Here's an
3 Ways to Help Your Child Learn to Speak Italian
Bilingual children enjoy creative, cognitive, and cultural advantages because of their early exposure to multiple languages. Fortunately, childhood is an ideal time to learn a new language, especially when the brain is still developing.
However, your child doesn't have to start taking language lessons in infancy or grow up in a multilingual household to speak Italian. You just need to stay involved in their learning process and think of creative ways to keep them engaged.
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10 Reasons Why You Should Learn to Speak Italian [Infographic]
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Italian is a romance language spoken by over 60 million people around the world. Not only is it a relatively easy and fun language to learn, but its also one of the most beneficial languages to study.
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Watch Out! 16 Spanish Words That Easily Fool New Learners
Beginners, take note! There are several words in Spanish that deceive English-speaking learners. Here, Fairfax, CA tutor Jason N. explains what this means for your learning, and some of the words to watch out for...
No wonder you want to learn Spanish! It's the undisputed second language of California, and the United States for that matter. In 10 years, it could even be the most commonly spoken language in this country. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that Los Angeles, for example, is