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
Italian Grammar: Mastering the Informal and Formal 'You'
When it comes to Italian grammar, understanding the informal and formal 'you' can be very difficult. Below, Italian teacher Giulio G. shares some tips and tricks on how master this common Italian grammar conundrum...
In the Italian language, there are three ways to say 'you'; tu (informal) Lei (formal) and Voi (plural). For beginner Italian students, it can be difficult to determine the correct form when speaking. After all, there's only one 'you' in the English language.
Italian Vocabulary: The Proper Way to Use the Four Bs
Are you confused about how to properly use the Italian vocabulary words, buono, bello, bravo, and bene? Below, Italian teacher Giulio G. explains the right way to use the four b's...
Buono, bello, bravo, benethe so-called four bsare very common words in the Italian language. Their exact usage, however, can be quite difficult for beginner Italian students to master.
Thats because when translated to English these Italian vocabulary words all mean, good. Below are some tips and tric
13 Must-Know Japanese Expressions for Travelers
Whether you're studying the language or planning a trip to Japan, it's important to know some basic Japanese phrases. Learn these useful Japanese expressions with language teacher Andrew P...
So, you're planning a trip to Japan, or Nihon as the locals say. Hopefully you'll be traveling with someone who is fairly fluent in Japanese (Nihongo) because most Japanese people (Nihonjin) speak very little English.
If you're traveling alone, however, there's no need to worry. Here are 13 basic
35 Spanish Slang Words and Phrases You Should Know
Curious about slang words in Spanish to add to your vocabulary? Check out tutor Emmanuel N.'s list here -- and also learn how they differ by country!
Every language and every country has its own usage of slang. In fact, if were being specific, each generation invents new slang words or will reuse words from decades ago.
When trying to learn Spanish by the book, you may find yourself in somewhat of an awkward situation when trying to communicate with Spanish speakers in rel