French Vocabulary Basics: Prefixes and Suffixes You Need to Know
Have you noticed repeated beginnings or endings in French words? French tutor Tyler S. breaks down the most common French prefixes and suffixes you need to know...
Why Prefixes and Suffixes?
Have you ever wondered why languages have historically developed what grammarians call prefixes and suffixes? Why do almost all languages demonstrate these two types of word alteration when there are other ways to express the same changes of meaning? The answer is simple: prefixes and suffixes save
Traveling Abroad? 7 Spanish Phrases You Need to Know
Before you visit a Spanish-speaking destination, you'll need to know some basic Spanish phrases to help you get around. Honolulu tutor Jinan B. rounds up seven phrases to know in this guest post...
Ready to visit a Spanish-speaking country and communicate with the locals? Try the following essential Spanish phrases to get around as you see the sights, try the food, and explore!
While the most useful phrase might be inquiring about the location of the bathroom, the first phrase t
French Pronunciation Guide: When to Pronounce the Letter T
French pronunciation is full of little tricks that trip beginners up. Tutor Annie A. shares her tips for pronouncing the letter T...
Try reading the following French words aloud: tarte, partons, portions, democratie, septieme, mangeaient, amitie, and vert. Do you pronounce all the T's in the same way? Do you pronounce them at all?
There are no simple answers, and you will run into many questions about the letter T as you practice proper French pronunciation. There are many different rules
Quiz: Can You Spot These French False Cognates?
False cognates, or faux amis, are French words that look like English words but mean completely different things. Take the false cognate quiz to see how many of these French false cognates you can pick out!
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5 Travel Bloggers to Inspire Your Next Trip to Spain
Dreaming of visiting Spain? It's a common bucket-list destination for any world traveler, and an even better destination if you've been learning how to speak Spanish!
We've given some recommendations for Spanish-speaking countries to visit on the blog before, but if you're looking for more in-depth info, we recommend exploring the many Spanish travel bloggers documenting their adventures. Below, we've rounded up 5 of our favorites to check out.
Spain for Pleasure
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