Halloween in France: French Vocabulary and Traditions for Halloween
Have you gotten your costume and spooky playlist ready for Halloween yet? How about your French vocabulary? In this article, teacher Annie A. gives you a lesson in French Halloween history and teaches you 10 words you'll want to use this October...
The History of Halloween in France
Did you know the French didn't begin celebrating Halloween until sometime in the early 1990s?
Halloween is not a traditional French festival; as a matter of fact, it's an American import. The French love cos
25 MORE Spanish Writing Prompts for Beginners
A while back, Spanish tutor Joan B. shared a list of easy writing prompts for practicing Spanish. Readers loved these, so we're back with even MORE Spanish writing prompts to try!
Writing in Spanish is not only an essential skill on its own; practicing writing will also improve your vocabulary, increase your understanding of grammar concepts, and enhance your communication skills both in written and spoken forms.
The following are 25 Spanish writing prompts that will stimula
How Much Are Japanese Lessons: Investing in Your Education
There are many benefits to learning a new language, but learning any new skill comes with a cost. People often ask "how much do Japanese lessons cost?" Here is a monetary breakdown from language tutor Carol Beth L...
Learning a new language or any new skill can be expensive. Expenses will vary, however, from language to language and area to area. Japanese is reputed to be one of the most expensive and time-consuming languages to learn, since it's so different from most other languages wor
Top 10 German Culture Faux Pas to Avoid When Traveling
Are you planning a trip to Germany? Like every country, Germany has its own set of unique customs. Something that youre used to doing in America might be considered rude in Germany.
To avoid coming off as an ugly American or bumbling tourist, its important to familiarize yourself with the German culture.
Lucky for you, weve enlisted several German travel bloggers to help round up the top 10 German culture faux pas to avoid when traveling.
1. Take it easy on the drinking
One of the be
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