French Grammar Rules: Your Guide to Verb Tenses
French verbs throwing you for a loop? French tutor Carol Beth L. breaks down the differences between the most common verb tenses you'll study in French class...
French verbs can be a difficult aspect of learning French for many students but it doesn't have to be. If you can mentally organize what kinds of verbs are out there and when to use them, learning French grammar will be much easier to do. Here are the most common tenses studied in typical French grammar classes:
How Much Do French Lessons Cost?
If you want to learn how to speak French, you probably already know that the best way to learn is by practicing speaking French. Books, apps, and audio programs are all great resources, but they are primarily teaching you passive comprehension skills. Being able to understand French and being able to say something in French are two distinct skills.
Taking private French lessons is one of the best ways to practice speaking in French, and as a result, is is one of the best ways to learn to
French Verbs of Motion: Conjugating the Past Tense with Être
There's always more to learn about French verbs! Tutor Carol Beth shares an important difference you need to know about certain verbs in the passé composé...
So perhaps you are beginning to have a handle on some of the basic verbal forms in French le present, le futur, imparfait, and passé composé for most verbs.
For the passé composé, however, if you only know how to form it with avoir as the auxiliary verb (le verbe auxiliaire), watch out! When expressing certain actions in the pas
5 Outstanding Podcasts To Help You Learn Spanish Faster
For many students who are studying a foreign language like Spanish, listening comprehension is one of the most difficult parts of the process. For that reason, listening to Spanish language podcasts can be very helpful in learning how to speak and understand Spanish. So, what are the best Spanish podcasts for learning?
Here are 5 of our favorites to check out:
1) Coffee Break Spanish
What better way to learn Spanish than with a latte and a podcast? Coffee Break Spanish is a podcast for begi
5 French Speaking Countries You Can Visit Besides France
Ready to travel and kick your study of French into high gear? French tutor Jackie A. shares her suggestions for where to plan your next vacation...
When you started learning French I'd bet your friends and family asked you Why?!? You can't use that anywhere else besides France! When are you ever going to use that?!? Well, I'm here to help you tell those not so blissfully ignorant loved ones just where you CAN use your French!
As many Americans know, Quebec is the French spe