Japanese Learning Hacks for Beginners
Want to learn Japanese but not sure where to start? As a beginner, it's essential to have effective strategies to help you make the most of your time. Try these learning hacks from language teacher Taro T...
Learning any new language can be challenging, but one of the keys to success is how fast you can advance past the beginner stage.
I say this from my experience learning English and Spanish. I was able to gain fluency in the two languages based on how fast I went from the beginner
French Pronunciation Guide: When to Pronounce the Letter T
French pronunciation is full of little tricks that trip beginners up. Tutor Annie A. shares her tips for pronouncing the letter T...
Try reading the following French words aloud: tarte, partons, portions, democratie, septieme, mangeaient, amitie, and vert. Do you pronounce all the T's in the same way? Do you pronounce them at all?
There are no simple answers, and you will run into many questions about the letter T as you practice proper French pronunciation. There are many different rules
12 Classic French Movies (and Movie Series) All Students Need to See
Nothing beats relaxing with a great film while you practice your French! French tutor Carol Beth shares her favorite French movies for students...
Watching movies is a great way to maintain and expand your knowledge of French, and there are quite a few enjoyable French movies out there. The following list covers many of the most well-known films that students should check out.
The list begins with the most tame movies and progresses to those that include romantic themes (or scenes)
10 Important Differences Between Spanish & Portuguese
The 2016 Summer Olympics are coming up in August, and this year Rio de Janerio, Brazil hosts the games. For language-learners everywhere, it's a great time to explore Portuguese, their official language!
And if you're already learning Spanish, you're at an advantage. There are a lot of similarities between the two languages -- in fact, there's even a name for speaking a mixture of the languages to help speakers of different backgrounds communicate (Portuñal or Portunhol, in Spanish and Po
Japanese Etiquette: The Dos and Don'ts of Mealtime
There are a few important things you should know when you sit down to a Japanese meal. So whether you're visiting Japan or joining some Japanese friends for dinner, learn some basic Japanese etiquette with language tutor Emily G...
Japans culture is very different from American culture, but perhaps the biggest surprise is how the differences touch even the most mundane parts of our daily lives. Meals in Japan, for example, can be very different from the typical American eating experience