L'automne en France - French Vocabulary for Fall
Are you surrounded by dead leaves and pumpkin spice lattes yet? If so, that means it's fall! Here, French teacher Mikayla S. is ready to spice up your fall with some wonderful French vocabulary...
The End of Summer
La rentrée (the start of the school year, which takes place September 1st each year) in France is a big deal. It signifies the end of summer and the return to work and school.
The French are very lucky in that they usually have five weeks of paid vacation. Most French take th
Build Your French Vocabulary: Numbers, Counting, and Math
Are your French vocabulary lessons not adding up? Perhaps this lesson in numbers, counting, and math from French tutor Carol Beth L. will multiply your comprehension...
Numbers come up everywhere and they are so numerous that it sometimes takes time to assimilate them automatically into everyday speech when you are learning another language. In her biography, Marie Curie's daughter stated that her mother, who was born Polish but lived most of her life in France, would count to herself in Po
French on the Go: More Study Tips for Busy Students
There are always more ways to practice French in your daily life. Tutor Darcy C. shares how to study French as you go about your usual activities...
Learning any language is just plain easier when youre surrounded by native speakers, and learning French is no different. Yet for those of us who cannot move to France at the moment, there are other ways to bring France to us by making French part of our daily lives. Even if you dont have much time to spare between lessons, check out these
The Japanese Writing Systems for Beginners: Learn Kanji
When you're studying Japanese, you will learn new vocabulary, grammar, and writing systems. Now that you've been introduced to hiragana , it's time to talk about kanji. Here, Brighton, MA Japanese teacher Karou N. shares some effective study tips to help you learn kanji...
If youre interested in studying Japanese, and you've made up your mind to learn the language, theres no way to avoid kanji. Understanding kanji, and being able to read and write the letters correctly, is important for
10 Commonly-Used German Slang Words and Phrases
Take a break from your textbook to learn some fun German slang words and phrases outlined by German teacher Trevor H. below
Every language has its own set of unique slang words and phrases, even German! While traveling throughout Germany and/or speaking with natives, youre bound to encounter some German slang words and phrases.
Oftentimes, these words and phrases arent outlined in your German study books, which is why weve gathered up some of the most common German slang words to ensur