Italian Grammar: Exploring Cognates and False Cognates
Italian grammar can be a tough thing for beginners to master. Below, Italian teacher Giulio G. gives a brief lesson in recognizing Italian cognates and false cognates...
Although English and Italian belong to two different language families, they have lexis similarities. In fact, it is estimated that around 30 percent of the English vocabulary comes from Romance and Latin sources.
It's for this exact reason why it is possible to find many cognates--or words that sound or are spelled th
Get Ready to Roll: The Complete Guide to Sushi
There's no better way to learn Japanese than exploring the culture and sampling some of the signature dishes! Sushi is one of the most popular Japanese foods, not only in Japan, but also worldwide.
Sushi has a long history in Asia, and the traditional Japanese cuisine is vastly different from the sushi you find in America, which brings us to etiquette. Learn proper dining manners, whether youre a longtime sushi fan or just discovering this delicacy.
Sushi as we know it to
50 Interesting Facts About Spain [Infographic]
Curious to learn some interesting facts about Spain? If you're planning a trip to Spain soon and are interested in Spanish culture, there's a lot to learn about this awesome country. If you're learning how to speak Spanish, studying the culture of Spain will motivate you and make your studies much more interesting!
So without further ado, here are 50 interesting facts about Spain that you might be surprised to learn.
50 Interesting Facts About Spain & Spanish Culture
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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
Italian Vocabulary: The Proper Way to Use the Four Bs
Are you confused about how to properly use the Italian vocabulary words, buono, bello, bravo, and bene? Below, Italian teacher Giulio G. explains the right way to use the four b's...
Buono, bello, bravo, benethe so-called four bsare very common words in the Italian language. Their exact usage, however, can be quite difficult for beginner Italian students to master.
Thats because when translated to English these Italian vocabulary words all mean, good. Below are some tips and tric