12 Classic French Movies (and Movie Series) All Students Need to See
Nothing beats relaxing with a great film while you practice your French! French tutor Carol Beth shares her favorite French movies for students...
Watching movies is a great way to maintain and expand your knowledge of French, and there are quite a few enjoyable French movies out there. The following list covers many of the most well-known films that students should check out.
The list begins with the most tame movies and progresses to those that include romantic themes (or scenes)
15 Fun-to-Say Japanese Onomatopoeias (with audio)
Its time to make your Japanese vocabulary POP! In this article, Japanese teacher Yoel E. will take you through 15 Japanese Onomatopoeias that are even more fun to say than they look
What Are Onomatopoeias?
An onomatopoeia is a word where meaning is derived from a sound, or when a word sounds like how it looks. In English, we have onomatopoeias like "cock-a-doodle-doo" for the sound a rooster makes, or "crunch" for the act of crushing things.
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5 Fun Italian Games for Learning Numbers
Can you count to 10, 20, or 30 in Italian? Below, Italian teacher Nadia B. shares some fun Italian games that will help students learn numbers...
Learning numbers in Italian is as simple as uno, due, tre. From referencing amounts to sharing phone numbers, learning the Italian numbers will serve you well.
Play the following Italian games with your instructor or friends to help you learn and memorize the numbers--and before you know it, you'll be using numbers with ease!
4 Things to Know Before Taking Skype Spanish Lessons
Interested in learning Spanish? As you're deciding between in-person and online Spanish lessons, consider these points by Fairfax, CA tutor Jason N...
Spanish continues to gain traction as the undisputed second language of California, and the United States for that matter. In the next decades, Spanish could even become the most commonly spoken language in this country. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that Los Angeles, California, for example, is 53% Latin American and growing. That m
French Grammar Rules: Distinguishing Between Imparfait and Passé Composé
French grammar guru Carol Beth L. is back on the blog with this guide to the passé composé, the imparfait, and when you should use each of them...
If you've been studying French grammar long enough, you may know that French has two different forms of the past tense: the passé composé (composed past) and the imparfait (imperfect). It is sometimes difficult for those who have just learned them to distinguish between situations that require the passé composé and situations that warrant the i