French Grammar Rules: Reading Le Passé Simple
There is one French verb tense that you will likely only come across in literature, the passé simple. French tutor Carol Beth L. shows you how to recognize and understand this tense...
The passé simple is a unique tense in the French language. Perhaps one or two centuries ago, it was commonly used like the simple past in English. For example:
J'allai au magasin.
I went to the store.
Je couru deux kilometres.
I ran two kilometers.
The passé simple is similar to the simple past i
Jam Along to JPop: 6 Fun Songs to Help You Learn Japanese
While language lessons are the best, most effective way to learn Japanese, you can learn faster and have more fun when you listen to popular Japanese music.
J-Pop (Japanese pop) is great for beginning Japanese students because the songs have simple lyrics and catchy rhythms. Plus, Jpop has taken Japan, and the rest of the world by storm, so you may already be familiar with some of the most popular songs and Jpop artists.
Get ready to learn Japanese vocabulary and impress your friends a
5 Surprising Facts About the Korean Language
The Korean language is a rich one with a long history. Like any language, the Korean language has gone through many changes over time. When you're learning Korean, it can be fun and helpful to learn about the history and intricacies of the language. Here are five things you probably didn't know about the Korean language.
1. There are Minor Language Differences Between North and South Korea
The biggest influences on the Korean language come from English and Chinese, respectively. While
The 5 Best Korean Books for Language Students
When you're taking Korean lessons, it's great to have some study materials to supplement your learning. Here Korean teacher Keulin H. shares the best Korean books to help you learn the language...
Interested in learning Korean, but not sure where to start? A comprehensive, thorough Korean book can help you learn the basics.
Because Korean pronunciation is quite different than English, it's essential to enlist the help of a Korean language teacher. If you can, try to find someone who is
Is My Child Ready to Learn Japanese? A Guide for Parents
Want your son or daughter to learn Japanese, but not sure if he or she is ready? Here, Montgomery, TX language teacher Emily G. explains how you can determine if your child is ready to begin Japanese lessons...
Even though I teach several languages, Japanese lessons are my favorite lessons. I love to see parents encourage their children to learn Japanese, however, this doesn't happen too often, and I can understand why. Between the writing systems and the pronunciation, Japanese can be in