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
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.
Japanese Grammar for Beginners: Learn to Conjugate Japanese Verbs
If you're learning Japanese, here's some good news: Conjugating Japanese verbs is much easier than you think! Here, Ann Arbor, MI teacher Elaina R. shares some simple tips to help you conjugate Japanese verbs...
I love conjugating Japanese verbs. Why? In most romance languages, conjugations are based on tons of factors, including subject, number, and even gender.
For example, in Italian, "I am tired" is Io sono stanca; but if you are male, it's Io sono stanco. If there are several spea
Spanish in Spain vs. Mexico: What's the Difference?
If you are learning Spanish using books, apps, and other materials, you may have noticed some slight discrepancies in grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. The reason for this is the difference between Spanish used in Mexico and Spanish used in Spain. The following are several distinctions that you should be aware of when you communicate with Spanish speakers, no matter what proficiency level you're at.
Learning the difference between Mexican Spanish and Spain Spanish vocab
Learn Spanish Grammar: Present Perfect Conjugations
Ready for your next lesson in Spanish grammar? Here, tutor Jason N. explains what you need to know about present perfect conjugations...
Mastering verb conjugation is crucial to learning Spanish. Its all about knowing patterns and formulas, as I've reviewed in some of my earlier posts about Spanish grammar.
If youre reading this now, it probably means you are well aware of the importance of conjugating verbs to describe situations and events. Conjugations also enable us to