Bon Voyage! What to Pack for France [Infographic]
Need to know what to pack for France? French tutor Carol Beth L. shares her tips to make your trip abroad a success!
As you pack for your trip to France, it's important to keep in mind your needs and goals and where you'll be and what you'll be doing while you're over there!
The number one recommendation I would give to would-be travelers to France is to pack lightly. Especially if you live in an English-speaking country other than Great Britain, you're probably in for a relatively long
French Grammar Rules: Reflexive Verbs
Need to brush up on French reflexive verbs ? In this lesson, French tutor Carol Beth teaches how to conjugate French reflexive verbs in the present and past tenses...
French (and many other romance languages) include a category of verbs, called reflexive verbs, that are treated a little differently than in English.
Indeed, we have the same concept in English. We might say that we wash our face, we dress ourselves, and so on. That is, we are taking action towards ourselves. In French,
Not Confident in Your Spanish? | Handling Language Barriers
Whether you're traveling to a Spanish-speaking country, or chatting with a native speaker, a lack of confidence in your own speaking abilities can make the conversation even harder. Here are some tips for how to understand Spanish even when you're not confident, courtesy of online Spanish tutor Emmanuel N...
Learning a new language can be very challenging, and even when you're able to understand, speak, and write the language, you may still feel self-conscious or timid when it comes
Build Your French Vocabulary: Numbers, Counting, and Math
Are your French vocabulary lessons not adding up? Perhaps this lesson in numbers, counting, and math from French tutor Carol Beth L. will multiply your comprehension...
Numbers come up everywhere and they are so numerous that it sometimes takes time to assimilate them automatically into everyday speech when you are learning another language. In her biography, Marie Curie's daughter stated that her mother, who was born Polish but lived most of her life in France, would count to herself in Po
10 Useful Italian Phrases You Wont Find in a Travel Dictionary
Are you planning on taking a trip to Italy? A travel dictionary is a great resource to have on hand. However, it doesn't always list common phrases and expressions used by native Italians. Below, Italian teacher Christopher S. shares 10 useful Italian phrases that you won't find in a travel dictionary...
Italian is an extremely expressive language. Not only is it beautiful for the way it sounds and the theatrical hand gestures, it's also beautiful because of its rich expressions. Like man