French Grammar Rules: Conjugating Regular Verbs in the Imparfait
The French language uses several different verb forms to talk about events that occurred in the past. French tutor Carol Beth L. shares her guide to one of those forms, the imparfait...
So, perhaps you've learned how to use the passé composé to talk about events in the past tense. The passé composé is a good way to discuss single events that happened once or at a specific point in time.
J'ai passé deux ans en France. I spent two years in France.
Elle a fait ses devoirs hier. She did her h
15 Strange Italian Traditions and Superstitions Explained
Did you know that in Brazil its bad luck to let your wallet or purse hit the floor, as it means youll lose money? Or that in France its actually good luck to step in dog poop with your left foot?
Like many countries, Italy has its fair share of wacky traditions and superstitions. In fact, Italy is said to be one of the most superstitious countries in the world.
Below, we explore the 15 strangest Italian traditions and superstitions. Review this list before traveling to Italy to make
5 Fun Italian Games for Learning Numbers
Can you count to 10, 20, or 30 in Italian? Below, Italian teacher Nadia B. shares some fun Italian games that will help students learn numbers...
Learning numbers in Italian is as simple as uno, due, tre. From referencing amounts to sharing phone numbers, learning the Italian numbers will serve you well.
Play the following Italian games with your instructor or friends to help you learn and memorize the numbers--and before you know it, you'll be using numbers with ease!
30 Quirky New Year's Traditions From Around the World
How much do you know about New Year's Eve traditions?
Here in the U.S., you know what to do: gather your friends and family, turn on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve in the background, and count down from 10 as midnight nears. At the strike of the clock, you know to toast everyone as the fireworks blast off, sing a verse of "Auld Lang Syne," and sneak in a New Year's kiss, if you can!
But outside of the United States, did you know there are some much more quirky New Year's Eve tradition
Build Your French Vocabulary: What Do You Do For Fun?
Have some fun with your French when you practice talking about your favorite activities. Tutor Emmanuel N. is here with all the vocabulary you'll need...
Bonjour, everyone! We all have our own hobbies and activities that we love to do sometimes on a daily basis. For many of us, learning French happens to be one of these activities!
If you're looking to expand your French vocabulary, be sure to learn some words to describe the types of activities you do in your everyday life. Some of