10 Ways to Memorize French Vocabulary Fast
Many students struggle with memorizing vocabulary in a foreign language. Tutor Joan B. shares her tips for learning new words in French fast...
Is memorizing vocabulary in French holding you back from speaking fluently and confidently? Recalling vocabulary can be one of the hardest parts of learning a language since the words often seem strange to us and the richness of a language means that there are many words to memorize. Use the following tips to "decode" vocabulary memorization so you ca
Italian Grammar: Introduction to Gender and Number
When it comes to building a solid Italian grammar foundation, gender and number are two very important concepts one must learn. Unfortunately, they are also very troublesome for beginner students. Below Italian teacher, Nadia B. gives a quick and easy introduction to the two concepts...
Ready to explore Italian grammar? For students, gender and number are often the most challenging concepts to understand, since they are used very differently in Italian than in English. However, with a lit
French Movies on Netflix Streaming Right Now - January 2016
The best thing about learning French is that you can call staying in and watching movies "studying". Doesn't that Netflix binge seem productive now?
So, what's in the study queue this month? These great French movies on Netflix are all streaming now!
The Chorus (2004) PG-13
Music teacher, Clément Mathieu (Gérard Jugnot) starts a boys choir at a strict boarding school for boys in France. One child in particular, Pierre, is an aimless troublemaker, but his music teacher sees promise i
15 Funny French Phrases (And What They Really Mean)
Just like English, French has a lot of idiomatic words and phrases, and some are fairly easy to puzzle out (for example, someone who "drinks like a hole", is drinking a great deal). Others are, to put it mildly, less obvious, especially when you are learning French. Here are some of the strangest French phrases you're likely to run across in otherwise harmless conversation.
1. Coup de foudre
Only in French is it a good thing to be hit by a "stroke of lightning"; it means love at first sigh
Build Your French Vocabulary: How to Tell Time in French
For our last French vocabulary lesson, tutor Carol Beth L. taught us numbers, counting, and basic math. Now, it's time to put that knowledge to work with this lesson on telling time in French...
So, are you confident with your numbers in French yet? Telling time is a wonderful way to practice and is very helpful in everyday life! Let's start with a few basic words and phrases:
L'heure the time
Quelle heure est-il? What time is it?
(Say: Kel Ur
Il est ______ heures. It is _