French Grammar Rules: Reading Le Passé Simple
There is one French verb tense that you will likely only come across in literature, the passé simple. French tutor Carol Beth L. shows you how to recognize and understand this tense...
The passé simple is a unique tense in the French language. Perhaps one or two centuries ago, it was commonly used like the simple past in English. For example:
J'allai au magasin.
I went to the store.
Je couru deux kilometres.
I ran two kilometers.
The passé simple is similar to the simple past i
15 Funny French Phrases (And What They Really Mean)
Just like English, French has a lot of idiomatic words and phrases, and some are fairly easy to puzzle out (for example, someone who "drinks like a hole", is drinking a great deal). Others are, to put it mildly, less obvious, especially when you are learning French. Here are some of the strangest French phrases you're likely to run across in otherwise harmless conversation.
1. Coup de foudre
Only in French is it a good thing to be hit by a "stroke of lightning"; it means love at first sigh
7 Reasons Why Learning Korean Isn't as Hard as You Think
Learning any new language can seem difficult at first. If youre feeling apprehensive about learning Korean, these tips from Korean tutor Bryce J. can help...
When considering language lessons, many people shy away from Asian languages like Japanese and Korean because they fear these languages are too challenging to learn. While every language has certain challenges, some languages are more complex than others.
Here are seven reasons why learning Korean isn't as hard as you think!
The Best YouTube Korean Videos for Beginners
When you learn how to speak Korean, it's important that you practice reading, writing, and speaking. Learning a new language also requires guidance from a knowledgeable, experienced tutor. In addition to Korean lessons, however, some reliable online resources can help you gain a better understanding of the Korean language.
Audio and video resources can be extremely beneficial to Korean-language students, especially for pronunciation and speech development. Luckily, there are number of Kor
French Movies on Netflix Streaming Right Now - January 2016
The best thing about learning French is that you can call staying in and watching movies "studying". Doesn't that Netflix binge seem productive now?
So, what's in the study queue this month? These great French movies on Netflix are all streaming now!
The Chorus (2004) PG-13
Music teacher, Clément Mathieu (Gérard Jugnot) starts a boys choir at a strict boarding school for boys in France. One child in particular, Pierre, is an aimless troublemaker, but his music teacher sees promise i