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
Top 5 German Books for Language Learning
Are you looking for the perfect book to supplement your German lessons? Below, German teacher Tyler S. shares his favorite German books for beginner and intermediate students...
When working on your foreign language skills, it is absolutely vital that you surround yourself with helpful resources. This can be accomplished simply by watching your favorite television show in a foreign language, or switching your iPod over to that language.
For most students, however, this can be as easy a
3 Rules to Remember When You Speak Japanese
Japanese can be difficult to learn -- there's no doubt about that. Having quick references to remind yourself of the rules is immensely helpful as you begin to learn the language. Here, Japanese teacher Kaoru N. shows you three rules that make conversations in Japanese all the easier...
Speaking Japanese is very different from learning Japanese in a textbook or classroom. When you learn to speak Japanese in a classroom, you will learn grammar rules and the polite, formal version of the la
Manga Madness: 8 Artists and Writers You Don't Want to Miss at Comic-Con
Great news for all you manga, comic book, and anime fans, the best artists and writers in the business will be featured guests this summer at Comic-Con International 2015 in downtown San Diego.
Comic-Con International: San Diego is the year's premiere event to promote comic books, films, artwork, science fiction literature, and more. What started as a single-day event in 1970, has turned into a four-day convention and one of the most highly-anticipated events of the year.
To get you re
Celebrate German-Style: Ultimate List of German Holidays and Festivals
While Germans are known to be quite reserved, they love to celebrate and take pride in their holiday traditions. Like many countries, Germans have their own set of unique traditions, from placing clean shoes in front of the door on St. Nicholas Day to chicken dances at Oktoberfest.
If youre planning on traveling to Germany, you might want to brush up on these traditions and customs. This guide is intended to help you learn everything there is to know about Germanys major holidays and festiv