5 Perfect Travel Destinations for Beginner Spanish Speakers
Traveling to a Spanish-speaking country can be intimidating for a beginning Spanish speaker. Here, language tutor Jackie A. shares her recommendations for beginner-friendly travel destinations...
So you've finished your first couple of Spanish lessons and you're ready to practice your new skills. Traveling and experiencing a new culture is a great way to learn Spanish for beginners. Here are five travel destinations that are perfect for beginning Spanish speakers.
1. Costa Rica
C'est la Fête Nationale: French Vocabulary for Bastille Day
Perhaps you've heard of Bastille Day, the French national holiday in July. Tutor Annie A. shares history and vocabulary to help you observe this holiday like the French do...
The History of Bastille Day
Bastille Day, or le quatorze juillet as they say in France, commemorates the storming of Bastille on July 14, 1789 by the French masses.
The Bastille was a fortified prison where political prisoners were usually kept - some even without the formality of a trial. There were seven pris
How to Describe the Past in Spanish: Imperfect vs. Preterite
When you're taking Spanish lessons, you may be confused by new concepts and grammar rules. In Spanish, there are two different ways to describe the past; the imperfect and the preterite. Here, Carmichael, CA Spanish teacher Joan B. shares some helpful hints to help you describe the past in Spanish...
As a beginning Spanish speaker, it can be difficult to determine which form of the past tense you should use: imperfect vs. preterite. Once you learn the following simple tricks, ho
List of 100+ Common Irregular French Verbs
Not all French verbs follow the regular rules. Brush up on the most common irregular verbs in French with this list of over one hundred verbs you need to know.
Common Irregular French Verbs
aller - to go
Past Participle allé
avoir - to have
Past Participle eu
dire - to say, to tell
2 Simple Rules to Help You Pronounce Spanish Words
Learning a new language can be tough -- especially if you're trying to speak the language, but you're not sure how to pronounce certain words! Here, Atlanta, GA tutor Sean U. shares a few tips to remember for pronouncing Spanish words...
During my travels through Central and South America a lot of people have asked me which language is easier to learn, English or Spanish. I always answer saying that English grammar is simpler than Spanish grammar, but it's easier to learn pronu