German Grammar: Solving False Cognates
German grammar can be difficult to master. Below, German teacher Noel S. shares a list of the most common false cognates, as well as exercises you can do to memorize these important words...
Students learning German are often relieved to hear that they already have a "head start" from the many recognizable German words that share the same English meaning, also known as cognates. Cognates are a great for learning German, as students have already developed mental associations with words and
How Well Do You Know Spanish? 15 Ways to Test Yourself
How much do you really know from your Spanish lessons or classes? While there are a few Spanish proficiency tests available online, there's an easier way to test yourself: simply ask yourself 15 practical questions. Read on as Fairfax, CA tutor Jason N. explains...
Learning Spanish can enhance your life in innumerable ways, such as having more competitive job opportunities, understanding Spanish films and poetry, and -- most importantly -- being able to form deep connections with pe
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
Top 10 German Culture Faux Pas to Avoid When Traveling
Are you planning a trip to Germany? Like every country, Germany has its own set of unique customs. Something that youre used to doing in America might be considered rude in Germany.
To avoid coming off as an ugly American or bumbling tourist, its important to familiarize yourself with the German culture.
Lucky for you, weve enlisted several German travel bloggers to help round up the top 10 German culture faux pas to avoid when traveling.
1. Take it easy on the drinking
One of the be
What Can You Do With a Degree in Spanish? | The Lowdown
Having trouble deciding on your major for college? If studying Spanish further interests you, you might be wondering, "What can I do with a Spanish degree?" Check out your options -- and the benefits of a degree in Spanish -- in this guest post by Carmichael, CA Spanish tutor Joan B...
Spanish is a field in bloom, as the number of Spanish speakers in the United States continues to grow. Getting a Bachelor's degree in Spanish can open up a wide variety of career paths, and a Spanish