5 French Speaking Countries You Can Visit Besides France
Ready to travel and kick your study of French into high gear? French tutor Jackie A. shares her suggestions for where to plan your next vacation...
When you started learning French I'd bet your friends and family asked you Why?!? You can't use that anywhere else besides France! When are you ever going to use that?!? Well, I'm here to help you tell those not so blissfully ignorant loved ones just where you CAN use your French!
As many Americans know, Quebec is the French spe
25 Conversational French Phrases Every Beginner Should Know [Audio]
Are you ready to hold a conversation in French? Below, French teacher Carol Beth L. shares 25 conversational French phrases every beginner should know...
When learning a new language, not all vocabulary or phrases are equal. As a beginner French student, it is most beneficial to learn popular phrases you will use most frequently.
Below are 25 conversational French phrases that are used most often. Memorizing these useful French phrases will help you hold a basic conversation in French.
Bonne Fête des Mères! French Vocabulary for Mother's Day
Here in the states, we celebrate Mother's Day on the second Sunday in May (psst that's May 10 this year!), but did you know that in France Mother's Day, known as la fête des mères, is celebrated either the last Sunday of May or the first Sunday in June? Despite the difference in timing, the French celebrate Mother's Day in many of the same ways we do, but with a few uniquely French touches.
First things first, if you want to celebrate this holiday as the French do, you'll need to know a bit o
Learning French Verbs: When to Use Connaitre and Savoir
Connaitre and savoir: two French verbs that mean almost the same thing, and often trip up beginning students. If the difference isn't clear to you, or you just need a refresher, French tutor Carol Beth L. is here to explain it all...
You know the moon is made of green cheese (or not). You know the Bermuda Triangle is a fluke (or not?). You know your presidents backwards and forwards. You know your favorite movie forwards and backwards. You know your best friend like the palm of your hand or
German Grammar: Solving False Cognates
German grammar can be difficult to master. Below, German teacher Noel S. shares a list of the most common false cognates, as well as exercises you can do to memorize these important words...
Students learning German are often relieved to hear that they already have a "head start" from the many recognizable German words that share the same English meaning, also known as cognates. Cognates are a great for learning German, as students have already developed mental associations with words and