10 Reasons Why Learning to Speak German is Worth the Pain [Infographic]
People often say that German is one of the most difficult languages for English speakers to learnand theyre right! Learning how to speak German can be quite difficult, especially for those who arent yet fluent in other foreign languages.
So what makes learning German such a challenge? People are most intimidated by German grammar and pronunciation. Complex German cases and gender rules can easily trip up the most seasoned language learner.
Just because learning German can be challenging
How Many Spanish Speakers Are in Your State?
Spanish is quickly becoming a prominent language in the US -- in fact, it's estimated that there are now more than 54 million Spanish language speakers throughout the country, accounting for almost 20% of the entire US population!
These stats alone are a compelling reason to learn Spanish as a second language. But it's also interesting to look at how the language has grown over the years. The infographic below, put together by Day Translations (with data from the US census, Pew Research Cente
8 Essential Japanese Greetings
Greetings are an important part of any language and allow you to connect and communicate. So whether you're learning the language or planning a trip to Japan, you can learn some of the most common Japanese greetings with language teacher Carol Beth L.
Greetings are one of the first, most basic things you will learn when you study any new language. They are invaluable and necessary elements that allow you to connect with others. The way in which you address someone can also tell a lot abou
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
Italian Words and Phrases for the Summer [Slideshow]
Are you traveling to Italy this summer or simply want to brush up on your Italian vocabulary? Below, Italian teacher Nadia B. shares some useful Italian words and phrases for the summer...
It's summertime, which means it's time for some fun in the sun. In addition to your sunblock and hat, don't forget to bring along these helpful Italian words and phrases for the summer (or, in Italian, l'estate). In doing so, you can continue to enrich your Italian studies, while also having some fun.