How to Support Your Japanese Student
It's important to encourage your son or daughter as he or she is learning Japanese. While it's easy to remind your child or teen to practice, there are some other things you can do to help him or her succeed. These tips from language teacher Carol Beth L. will help you support your Japanese student...
1. Know Your Student's Goals
Why does your son or daughter want to learn Japanese? Is it required in school? Does he or she want to speak with others in Japanese? Is your student interested in an
How to NOT Look and Act Like an American Tourist in Germany
Are you planning a trip to Germany? One of the keys to staying safe and not getting sucked into tourist traps is to blend in with the culture. In other words, when in Germany, do as the Germans do.
Most American tourists dont realize that there are certain things they wear that make them stick out like a sore thumb. A large backpack or fanny pack, for example, screams tourist.
But its not just what American tourists wear, its also what they say and do. Certain gestures or greetings,
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
10 French Love Quotes to Impress Your Crush
The French language is known for being romantic. So rather than getting your significant other a box of chocolates or flowers, you can impress them even more by learning some of these French love quotes.
Learning French love quotes is sure to sweep your date off his or her feet. Just make sure that you practice the right pronunciation to avoid an embarrassing mishap!
10 French Love Quotes
1. Aimer, ce n'est pas se regarder l'un l'autre, c'est regarder ensemble dans la même direction. - An
5 Things You Didn't Know About the Japanese Language
Learning Japanese can be fun, and it can also be useful for traveling or job hunting. No matter how old you are, picking up a new language is easier than you think, even a language like Japanese.
Here are five things you didn't know about the Japanese language.
1. Japanese Phonetics Are Easy to Learn
Japanese words are relatively easy to pronounce since there are only 46 different sounds. Learning to make these sounds is simple and easy to remember with practice.
Once you have maste