Halloween in France: French Vocabulary and Traditions for Halloween
Have you gotten your costume and spooky playlist ready for Halloween yet? How about your French vocabulary? In this article, teacher Annie A. gives you a lesson in French Halloween history and teaches you 10 words you'll want to use this October...
The History of Halloween in France
Did you know the French didn't begin celebrating Halloween until sometime in the early 1990s?
Halloween is not a traditional French festival; as a matter of fact, it's an American import. The French love cos
Get Ready to Roll: The Complete Guide to Sushi
There's no better way to learn Japanese than exploring the culture and sampling some of the signature dishes! Sushi is one of the most popular Japanese foods, not only in Japan, but also worldwide.
Sushi has a long history in Asia, and the traditional Japanese cuisine is vastly different from the sushi you find in America, which brings us to etiquette. Learn proper dining manners, whether youre a longtime sushi fan or just discovering this delicacy.
Sushi as we know it to
Top 5 Benefits of Taking Italian Online Lessons
Do you want to learn how to speak Italian? Besides being fun, learning Italian offers many benefits. Not only does it broaden your cultural perspective, but it also offers you additional work opportunities; boosts academic achievement and test scores; and even helps prevent dementia later in life.
Whether you want learn Italian for its beauty or simply to impress the guy or gal next door, you dont have to let your perceived limitations get in the way of flexing your fluency. With todays
50 Fascinating Facts About the Spanish Language [Infographic]
Calling all linguaphiles, trivia buffs, students, teachers, and world travelers -- you probably already know that a country's language carries many clues about its history, culture, and values. Understanding the intricacies can often make it easier to learn a language, also, since you'll likely recognize patterns, or how certain language relate to each other.
The Spanish language in particular is really cool to learn about, as you'll see in this post! We got help from our tutors to compile
Japanese Writing Systems for Beginners: Learn Hiragana
With three different writing systems, learning Japanese can be confusing for beginners. It's much easier to break the systems down, and focus on one at a time. Here, Japanese teacher Kaoru N. shares his tips to help you learn hiragana...
There are three types of letters in the Japanese language: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. Hiragana and katakana are based on sounds and pronunciation. In kanji, each character has its own meaning.
Hiragana characters are the most fundamental and basic chara