How to Support Your Japanese Student
It's important to encourage your son or daughter as he or she is learning Japanese. While it's easy to remind your child or teen to practice, there are some other things you can do to help him or her succeed. These tips from language teacher Carol Beth L. will help you support your Japanese student...
1. Know Your Student's Goals
Why does your son or daughter want to learn Japanese? Is it required in school? Does he or she want to speak with others in Japanese? Is your student interested in an
31 German Vocabulary Words and Phrases for the Summer [Infographic]
The summer is fast approaching. Below, German teacher Noel S. shares some common German vocabulary words and phrases associated with summer. Practice these words and phrases throughout the summer, and come fall, you'll have a long list of vocabulary words memorized...
For many people, summer ranks as the best season of the year. After all, what's better than sunshine, BBQs, and fun outdoor activities? Just because school is no longer in session, however, doesn't mean that you can let your Ger
C'est la Fête Nationale: French Vocabulary for Bastille Day
Perhaps you've heard of Bastille Day, the French national holiday in July. Tutor Annie A. shares history and vocabulary to help you observe this holiday like the French do...
The History of Bastille Day
Bastille Day, or le quatorze juillet as they say in France, commemorates the storming of Bastille on July 14, 1789 by the French masses.
The Bastille was a fortified prison where political prisoners were usually kept - some even without the formality of a trial. There were seven pris
List of 100+ Common Regular French Verbs
Regular French verbs are among the most common verbs you will come across as you study French. You'll notice that regular verbs come in three types: verbs ending in -er, verbs ending in -ir, and verbs ending in -re.
To help you get a leg up in your studies, here is a list of over one hundred regular -er, -ir, and -re verbs.
Common Regular -Er Verbs
Here are the endings for regular -er verbs:
Je - e
Tu - es
Il/Elle - e
Nous - ons
Vous - ez
Ils/Elles - ent
Past Participle -
Spanish Classes vs. Private Tutoring: What Will Work for You?
Not sure whether Spanish classes or private tutoring will work best for your learning style? Here, Carmichael, CA Spanish tutor Joan B. shares her advice for making that decision...
When youre exploring how to learn Spanish, its important to consider the various options, including Spanish classes and private tutoring. Consider your learning style, goals, needs, and abilities when making a decision as to whether Spanish classes or private tutoring will work best for you.