3 Important Tips When Translating French to English
Translating French to English is a common way to study the language and improve your skills. Tutor Nadia B. shares three big tips so you don't get lost in translation...
Are you learning French and need to translate some of your French homework into English? Or perhaps you want to translate a French text just to be sure that you have understood the meaning?
Translation is a useful tool for improving comprehension and fluency, so read on for three important tips for translating French t
8 Places to Visit in France Outside Paris
Are you planning a vacation to France? French teacher, Carol Beth L. shares eight wonderful places to visit in France outside of Paris...
Chances are the "City of Light" is one of the top places to visit on your travel itinerary. Visiting Paris, however, doesn't mean you've seen all that France has to offer by a long shot. There are many other wonderful places to visit in France.
Lucky for you, Europe has a relatively good rail system, which means you can visit places in France with ea
Japanese Vocabulary: 10 Ways to Express Yourself
It's important to be able to express yourself in any language, and learning to express yourself in Japanese can help you communicate more effectively with native Japanese speakers. Here, Washington, DC language teacher Taro T. teaches you some words, phrases, and Japanese vocabulary to express your emotions...
Japanese culture is what anthropologist Edward T. Hall might call a high-context culture. In a high-context culture, you don't have to say much in order to be understood.
10 Cool Sites to Learn French by Podcast, Video, or Blog
Is it possible to learn French by podcast? French tutor Carol Beth L. shares a few great podcasts, blogs, and a YouTube channel that can help you learn French faster...
When you're learning French, consistent linguistic exposure at and just above your level is vital. It can help you reinforce your current level, and help you raise your level through context clues and direct introduction to new vocabulary.
Podcasts and other online mediums are an excellent way to do this. Below are a fe
Believe it or Not: 16 Bizarre Japanese Superstitions
Every culture has its own set of legends, myths, and superstitions, and Japan is no exception. Japanese culture dates all the way back to 35,000 BC., and so do some Japanese urban legends.
From good luck omens to supernatural animals, here are 16 bizarre Japanese superstitions.
Inanimate Objects Have Spirits
Japanese Buddhists believe that inanimate objects, like dolls, have spirits.
There are a number of Japanese stories about dolls or other inanimate objects coming to life. Jap