How to Survive Your First Italian Conversation
Are you nervous about speaking Italian for the first time? Below, Italian teacher Nadia B. shares some tips on how to survive your first Italian conversation...
You've memorized a long list of Italian vocabulary words, and you've practiced repeating them out loud with your Italian teacher. But, are you confident enough in your skills to have an Italian conversation with someone other than your Italian instructor?
The following tips and tricks will teach you how to navigate through your
4 Proven Ways to Practice Your French Listening Skills
As you learn to speak French, you also need to learn how to listen in a new way so you can understand this beautiful language. French tutor Annie A. shares four proven ways to improve your French listening skills...
Understanding French can be quite a challenge, even if you can read the written language with comparative ease. To many English speaking students, whole sentences in French sound like one long word.
One reason for this confusion is that French pronunciation uses something calle
10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Moving to Germany
Are you moving to Germany for a job, a significant other, or simply a change of scenery? Whatever the reason, moving to Germanyor any foreign country for that matteris downright terrifying.
Not only are you away from your closest friends and family, but youre living in a country you know little about.
Sure youve read all the travel books and even learned some German, but nothing can prepare you for the adventure in which youre about to embark.
Lucky for you, weve interviewed s
Japanese Grammar for Beginners: Learn to Conjugate Japanese Verbs
If you're learning Japanese, here's some good news: Conjugating Japanese verbs is much easier than you think! Here, Ann Arbor, MI teacher Elaina R. shares some simple tips to help you conjugate Japanese verbs...
I love conjugating Japanese verbs. Why? In most romance languages, conjugations are based on tons of factors, including subject, number, and even gender.
For example, in Italian, "I am tired" is Io sono stanca; but if you are male, it's Io sono stanco. If there are several spea
20 Popular German Expressions - And What They Mean [Infographic]
German is a language that scares many non-native speakers as it can appear complex and confusing. With proper instruction and practice, however, this widely-used language can be easy and fun to learn.
One of the keys to learning German--or any new language for that matter-- is to look past the typical travel dictionaries and absorb some of the more common expressions or idioms that are used throughout daily life. Getting familiar with typical German expressions will help you better communicat