3 Myths About Learning French - BUSTED!
Is it hard to learn French? Tutor Roman N. shares three things you might think make it difficult to learn French that are actually totally false...
Some of you may have been fascinated by French culture and French language for a while, but you haven't yet taken your first step toward learning this beautiful language. In my experience, I have found these three reasons to be the most popular excuses:
"I'm too old for this -- it's too late to start learning a second language."
French Grammar Basics: When to Use Tu and Vous
Mixing up your tu's and vous? Let French tutor Carol Beth L. break it down for you...
As modern-day English speakers, most of us are accustomed to using only one word for you. It doesn't matter if we are talking to one person, many people, old people, young people, teachers, doctors, children, or anyone else. In some languages, this is not always the case and French is one of them. French grammar provides French-speakers with two ways to say you: tu (pronounce it almost like the English
30 Quirky New Year's Traditions From Around the World
How much do you know about New Year's Eve traditions?
Here in the U.S., you know what to do: gather your friends and family, turn on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve in the background, and count down from 10 as midnight nears. At the strike of the clock, you know to toast everyone as the fireworks blast off, sing a verse of "Auld Lang Syne," and sneak in a New Year's kiss, if you can!
But outside of the United States, did you know there are some much more quirky New Year's Eve tradition
The Ultimate Beer Lovers Guide to German Beers [Infographic]
When you think of Germany, beer is often the first thing that comes to mind. After all, Germany is one of the most beer-crazed countries in the world.
In fact, Germany is ranked third in the top 20 beer drinking countries, with each person consuming 115.8 liters of beer per year. Whats more, theres an estimated 1,200 breweries in Germany alone.
And did we mention the worlds biggest celebration of beerOktoberfestis held in the German city of Munich?
German Beers: Presentation, Qua
Blast From the Past: 6 Japanese Toys From Your Childhood
When you're taking Japanese lessons, it's fun to learn about certain aspects of Japanese culture. Japanese pop culture has made a significant impact in the United States and worldwide.
From electronic game consoles to action figures, Japan has had a long-standing influence on the worldwide toy market. You probably remember a lot of the items on this list, but never really knew their true origin.
Go ahead and embrace your inner child, it's time to get nostalgic. Here are six popular Jap