Learn Language Online: French Links of the Week 8/21/2015
Bon weekend! To kick off your French-learning fun, here are the best and most interesting Francophile links from around the web.
3 Fun and Common French Idioms With Animals - Camille Chevalier-Karfis
Idioms in other languages are endlessly intriguing, and these three French expressions are no exception. What do you think "les poules aurant des dents" (the hens have teeth) could mean?
6 Tips on How to Read in French Like a Boss - Frédéric Bibard
Learning to read in a second langua
22 MORE Useful French Phrases for Striking Up a Conversation
Casual conversations with French speakers are a great way to practice your language skills! Here, tutor Beth L. shares 22 useful French phrases that will come in handy
When learning a new language, it's important to keep on talking -- and listening -- to practice your new skills. If you've already learned basic conversational phrases, now it's time to move on to some more interesting conversation topics!
To help you practice and prompt your new French-speaking friends, below
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
Tips on How to Learn Italian Fast and Effectively
Do you want to learn Italian fast, yet effectively? In addition to taking Italian lessons with an experienced teacher, there are other ways to speed up the language learning process. All it takes is some creativity, dedication, and practice. Below are five fun tips and tricks on how to learn Italian fast.
Find our Borrowed Italian Words
Believe it or not, you already know quite a bit of Italian! There are the obvious words like pizza, paparazzi, and graffiti. But did you know about cello,
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