The Best Way to Learn the Japanese Alphabet
Want to know the best way to learn the Japanese alphabet? Here, language teacher Elaina R. offers some effective tips and tricks to help you learn the fundamentals of the Japanese language...
In the United States, we learn our ABCs. In Japan, children learn their ?????s. Even though Japanese can be difficult to read and write, learning the basic Japanese alphabet isn't as hard as you think.
The Japanese Writing System
Written Japanese has two components: kana and kanji. Kana is easier t
Culture Shock: Life in Spain vs. Life in the U.S. [Infographic]
Spain is a popular country to travel to for pleasure, for school, or even for a permanent move! But before you go, it's smart to research the differences in culture, traditions, and daily life, so you know what to expect. Read on as Spanish tutor Joan B. explains...
A diverse country filled with delicious dishes, rich cultural offerings, and plenty of fun, Spain is a country that will delight, amaze, and inspire you.
And as anyone who has traveled abroad knows, no two countries a
German for Kids: 3 Ways to Make Learning Fun
Do you want to make learning German more entertaining and engaging for your child? German teacher Noel S. shares three ways to make learning German fun for kids
Lets face it, learning German for kids can be toughnot to mention intimidating. From mastering a long list of complex vocabulary words to perfecting the pronunciation of various words, it can be difficult for kids to stay engaged and motivated. By implementing fun games and exercises into their curriculum, however, you can make l
Build Your French Vocabulary: Colors and Days of the Week
Ready to start learning to speak French? Colors and days of the week are great vocabulary to get you started. Let tutor Anna M. walk you through this basic vocabulary lesson...
Colors and days of the week are some of the easiest words to study when you are first learning French vocabulary. If you know any other romance languages, like Spanish or Italian, you are going to see that the French words for colors and days of the week are very similar to their colors and days of the week.
22 MORE Useful French Phrases for Striking Up a Conversation
Casual conversations with French speakers are a great way to practice your language skills! Here, tutor Beth L. shares 22 useful French phrases that will come in handy
When learning a new language, it's important to keep on talking -- and listening -- to practice your new skills. If you've already learned basic conversational phrases, now it's time to move on to some more interesting conversation topics!
To help you practice and prompt your new French-speaking friends, below