10 Ways to Memorize French Vocabulary Fast
Many students struggle with memorizing vocabulary in a foreign language. Tutor Joan B. shares her tips for learning new words in French fast...
Is memorizing vocabulary in French holding you back from speaking fluently and confidently? Recalling vocabulary can be one of the hardest parts of learning a language since the words often seem strange to us and the richness of a language means that there are many words to memorize. Use the following tips to "decode" vocabulary memorization so you ca
The Korean Future Tense Part 3: The Immediate Future
In our continued series on describing the future in Korean, language teacher Bryce J. explains how to use the immediate future tense in Korean...
When you learn Korean, you will be introduced to four different ways to describe the future. Today we will look at one part of Korean grammar called the immediate/promised future.
Before you start learning the immediate future, however, make sure you review the probable and definite future:
The Korean Future Tense Part 1: Describing the P
Japanese Writing Systems for Beginners: Learn Romaji
When learning Japanese you're introduced to several writing systems, including hiragana, katakana, kanji, and finally - romaji.
Romaji simply means "Roman characters." You will typically use romaji when you type out Japanese sentences using a keyboard.
"Romaji is the representation of Japanese sounds using the western, 26-letter alphabet," says Donald Ash, creator of TheJapanGuy.com. "Romaji puts Japanese into a format that most Westerners can read and understand."
Although romaji i
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,
Is Japanese Hard to Learn? Find out the Truth
Learning any new language can seem difficult at first. If you're feeling apprehensive about learning Japanese, these tips from language tutor Carol Beth L. can help.
Is Japanese hard to learn? Many people say so. I believe the answer can be yes or noor bothdepending on the individual. Japanese is often said to be a logical language that does not have anywhere near the whimsical inconsistencies or notorious exceptions of languages like English or French.
English, in fact, can be very