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
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About French Cheese
What better snack to pair with your French study session than some authentic French cheese? Tutor Nadia B. shares everything you need to know about French cheese...
Do you have a baguette and a wheel of brie? Well, just a minute, there. While there's nothing more French to us than bread and cheese, the world of French cheese is complex, fascinating, and delicious.
Keep reading, and you'll learn how French cheeses are produced, how to choose an authentic French cheese, and about some of
15 Easy Ways to Practice Spanish Throughout the Day
Learning a new language shouldn't be limited to textbooks and coursework! Here, tutor Kaitlin W. shares her (easy) ideas for practicing Spanish throughout the day...
I don't come from a Spanish-speaking family, nor is my family from a country where Spanish is spoken. Yet every time I open my mouth to speak Spanish, I'm asked where I am from.
I have a near-native accent that leaves little trace of my Anglo roots. I often make people guess what country I'm from, and I've heard
Introduction to Spanish Culture: Daily Life & More
The Spanish culture is one of the most beautiful and exciting in the world. It's no wonder Spain is one of the top travel destinations for tourists every year!
If you've already checked out our infographic with 50 interesting facts about Spain, now it's time to dive a little deeper!
Whether you're planning a trip to visit this enchanting country, or you're just curious about it, here's a little introduction to Spanish culture and its customs. Lets go - Vamanos!
Intro to Spanish Cultu
Tips on How to Learn Italian Fast and Effectively
Do you want to learn Italian fast, yet effectively? In addition to taking Italian lessons with an experienced teacher, there are other ways to speed up the language learning process. All it takes is some creativity, dedication, and practice. Below are five fun tips and tricks on how to learn Italian fast.
Find our Borrowed Italian Words
Believe it or not, you already know quite a bit of Italian! There are the obvious words like pizza, paparazzi, and graffiti. But did you know about cello,