8 Powerful Tips to Improve Spanish Reading Comprehension
Struggling with Spanish reading comprehension? Here are some helpful tips from Honolulu tutor Jinan B...
Are you intimidated by texts, magazines, or books in Spanish? Do you feel overwhelmed at the thought of reading and understanding written Spanish? The following tips will allow you to increase your Spanish reading comprehension and help you feel assured as you navigate new linguistic territory.
1. Notice the title and any photos or graphics in the text.
These things will give y
Mark Your Calendar: 20 Korean Holidays
When you're studying Korean, it's fun to learn about various Korean holidays. Mark your calendar, here are the major (and minor) Korean holidays.
Along with the national holidays, in South Korea, the 14th of each month is a fun, unofficial holiday. Read on for a list of all the holidays and celebrations!
At the beginning of the new year, it's customary for friends and loved ones to trade diaries, journals, and planners. Friends and family members write down impor
3 Rules to Remember When You Speak Japanese
Japanese can be difficult to learn -- there's no doubt about that. Having quick references to remind yourself of the rules is immensely helpful as you begin to learn the language. Here, Japanese teacher Kaoru N. shows you three rules that make conversations in Japanese all the easier...
Speaking Japanese is very different from learning Japanese in a textbook or classroom. When you learn to speak Japanese in a classroom, you will learn grammar rules and the polite, formal version of the la
Believe it or Not: 16 Bizarre Japanese Superstitions
Every culture has its own set of legends, myths, and superstitions, and Japan is no exception. Japanese culture dates all the way back to 35,000 BC., and so do some Japanese urban legends.
From good luck omens to supernatural animals, here are 16 bizarre Japanese superstitions.
Inanimate Objects Have Spirits
Japanese Buddhists believe that inanimate objects, like dolls, have spirits.
There are a number of Japanese stories about dolls or other inanimate objects coming to life. Jap
The Best Way to Learn Spanish Formal Commands
Not sure when to use formal or informal commands in Spanish? Here, language teacher Jason N. shares his tips to help you understand the different types of commands, and the easy way to change Spanish verbs to commands...
When you're studying Spanish you will learn about the different types of commands. Commands in Spanish aren't as easy as they are in English. In English, there's no distinction between formal and informal commands. For example, to make the verb "to run