Halloween in France: French Vocabulary and Traditions for Halloween
Have you gotten your costume and spooky playlist ready for Halloween yet? How about your French vocabulary? In this article, teacher Annie A. gives you a lesson in French Halloween history and teaches you 10 words you'll want to use this October...
The History of Halloween in France
Did you know the French didn't begin celebrating Halloween until sometime in the early 1990s?
Halloween is not a traditional French festival; as a matter of fact, it's an American import. The French love cos
6 Tools to Learn Spanish (& Other Languages) During Your Commute
Your commute to and from work or school is the perfect time to brush up on your Spanish -- or any other language you're studying! Here, New York, NY tutor Lauren P. shares six tools to help...
Are you new to learning Spanish or want to brush up on what you've learned already, but cant seem to find the time to practice or study? Stop using that as an excuse! Use these six tools to learn Spanish in the car or on public transportation during your commute.
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10+ Fun Italian Grammar and Vocabulary Games for Kids
Learning Italian grammar and vocabulary can be difficult for kids. Below, Italian teacher Nadia B. shares some games parents and teachers can play to help engage kids in learning Italian...
For kids, learning Italian can be a great adventure, filled with exciting new discoveries. As your child explores the joy of learning Italian, you can aid him or her by playing fun Italian grammar and vocabulary games.
These games are chock-full of fun activities so that learning Italian can become less p
4 Shortcuts to Remember Spanish Grammar
Understanding Spanish grammar is an essential part of learning the language. With so many grammar rules, however, this can be difficult for beginners. Here, Carmichael, CA Spanish tutor Joan B. shares some simple shortcuts to help you learn Spanish grammar...
Having trouble with Spanish verbs, demonstratives, and commands? Once you have a good foundation in grammar, you'll be able to express yourself freely in Spanish. It might be frustrating at first to learn all the concepts,
Joyeuse Fête des Pères: French Vocabulary for Father's Day
Whereas France and the U.S. celebrate Mothers Day on different days in May, both countries celebrate Fathers Day on the same day every year: the third Sunday of June.
Known in France as Fête des Pères, young children often show appreciation for their fathers by making crafty items, such as ties and bow ties made out of paper and cardboard picture frames made from cereal boxes. Older children, like those in the U.S., will often buy their father a gift that they know he'd love.