15 Funny French Phrases That'll Make You Giggle
The French language has some pretty hilarious words and phrases. In this week's guest post, our friend Lily from French Possum lists 15 funny French phrases that natives commonly use in conversation...
The French say some of the funniest phrases without even realizing that word-for-word they dont actually make sense.
While the French did indeed produce some of the greatest writers, natives don't necessarily speak like the characters in novels.
If youre traveling to France or learn
4 Ways Learning a Second Language Boosts Your Career
Want an easy way to boost your career? Learning a second language can be a fantastic way to get a leg up. Learn more in this guest post from our friends at Lingualia...
Finding employment in a struggling economy isn't always easy, especially if you are planning to move to another country or if you are simply looking for a new employer altogether.
So, how do you improve your chances of getting the job? Learning a foreign language is highly recommended becasue of the benefits and a
5 Most Common Italian Pronunciation Mistakes
Do you want to speak like an Italian native? Below, Italian teacher Giulio G. shares the five most common Italian pronunciation mistakes and how to avoid them...
Italian is a relatively phonetic language, which means that almost each grapheme corresponds to a singular phoneme. In other words, the Italian language is spoken as it is written.
Thanks to this characteristic of the language, it is easy to learn proper Italian pronunciation just by knowing the alphabet. However, there are st
Tips for Parents: 9 Ways to Teach Spanish to Your Toddler
No matter your heritage or where you live, speaking Spanish can be a useful skill, with benefits including a better understanding of other cultures, improved ability to think creatively, and more opportunities in the future. By starting with your kids when they are just toddlers, children are likely to pick up the language and remember it when they are older.
There are several ways you can make Spanish for kids fun, by incorporating it into all sorts of daily activities and games. Here are a
Studying French Verbs: Le Futur Antérieur
If you've studied French verbs for a while, you probably know about le présent, le passé composé, l'imparfait, et le futur. You may also know something about reflexive verbs and verbs of motion, and their particularities in the passé composé. You may even be familiar with le passé simple.
What happens, though, when you want to describe an action that hasn't happened yet, but that will be complete before a particular action or time in the future? In English, we use the future perfect tense