Bon Voyage! What to Pack for France [Infographic]
Need to know what to pack for France? French tutor Carol Beth L. shares her tips to make your trip abroad a success!
As you pack for your trip to France, it's important to keep in mind your needs and goals and where you'll be and what you'll be doing while you're over there!
The number one recommendation I would give to would-be travelers to France is to pack lightly. Especially if you live in an English-speaking country other than Great Britain, you're probably in for a relatively long
5 Excellent Sight Reading Exercises for Singers
Unless you're a career-chorister, the concept of sight reading music is probably going to at best make you slightly nervous, and at worst paralyze you with fright. However, at some point, probably when you join a choir or perhaps go to an audition, you're going to have to face that hurdle.
Sight reading comes easier to some singers than others, but it's not some mythical task akin to retrieving a golden fleece; sight-reading, even for the more able, is a learned skill, and there are several sig
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
11 Tips for Improving Your Conversational Spanish [Infographic]
Whether you're learning Spanish for business or just for fun, your end goal is most likely to communicate with others -- not just stare at a textbook! And to do this, you'll need to practice listening and talking with real people. Here, Spanish tutor Joan B. shares some tips, and where to find conversational Spanish lessons...
Ready to start speaking in Spanish with confidence? The following tips include creative ways to practice your Spanish in social settings and in your community, w
What Should I Look For in a Guitar Teacher for My Child?
One of the most important factors in guitar lessons for kids is finding the right teacher. Guitar teacher Raymond L. shares his secrets for finding a great teacher for your child...
In my opinion one of the first qualities, you, as a parent, have to look for in a guitar teacher is that they inspire your child and help them develop a profound love for this beautiful musical instrument.
If your guitar teacher does not inspire your child, very likely they won't be able to motivate your child