Italian Pronunciation: Tips on How to (Almost) Speak Like a Native
Mastering Italian pronunciation is often the hardest thing about learning Italian. Don't get discouraged if you're having a hard time pronouncing words and phrases as it takes time and a lot of practice to get it right. Below, Italian teacher Delilah B. provides some tips on how to speak like a native Italian...
A lot of students ask me what is the best and easiest way to pronounce Italian words. While Italian pronunciation can be difficult for beginners, it's actually quite easy to pi
Bet You Didn't Know: 45 Fun Facts About Japan [In Pictures]
Every culture has its own set of perks, quirks, and interesting facts, and Japan is no exception.
So whether you're planning a trip, taking language lessons, or you just want to learn some facts about Japan, check out this fun, interactive slideshow.
From facts about food to the lifestyle and the land, here are 45 things you probably didn't know about Japan.
Now that you've learned some interesting facts about Japan, is there anything you found shocking or
15 Fun-to-Say Japanese Onomatopoeias (with audio)
What Are (Japanese) Onomatopoeias?
An onomatopoeia is a word where meaning is derived from a sound, or when a word sounds like how it looks. In English, we have onomatopoeias like "cock-a-doodle-doo" for the sound a rooster makes, or "crunch" for the act of crushing things.
Onomatopoeias are quite common in many, if not all languages. We tend to notice them most in comics as sound effects: zippers "zip" and light switches "click." They're fun to say and they certainly aren't hard to learn.
Top 5 Benefits of German Online Lessons
Many students are hesitant about taking online German lessons. Some believe that online classes are not as effective as in-person lessons, whereas others worry that they might lose motivation if lessons are taken at home. These nay-sayers, however, are misinformed, because there are numerous benefits to taking online lessons. Below, we explore some of the advantages of learning German online.
1. Higher-Quality Instructors
Are there no qualified German teachers in your area or only a limite
11 Tips for Improving Your Conversational Spanish [Infographic]
Whether you're learning Spanish for business or just for fun, your end goal is most likely to communicate with others -- not just stare at a textbook! And to do this, you'll need to practice listening and talking with real people. Here, Spanish tutor Joan B. shares some tips, and where to find conversational Spanish lessons...
Ready to start speaking in Spanish with confidence? The following tips include creative ways to practice your Spanish in social settings and in your community, w