French Grammar Rules: Reading Le Passé Simple
There is one French verb tense that you will likely only come across in literature, the passé simple. French tutor Carol Beth L. shows you how to recognize and understand this tense...
The passé simple is a unique tense in the French language. Perhaps one or two centuries ago, it was commonly used like the simple past in English. For example:
J'allai au magasin.
I went to the store.
Je couru deux kilometres.
I ran two kilometers.
The passé simple is similar to the simple past i
Everything You Need to Know About Japanese Honorifics
When learning to speak Japanese, you'll come across suffixes used to address people called "honorifics." While these may seem confusing at first, they aren't that difficult to learn. Here, Ann Arbor, MI teacher Elaina R. breaks down Japanese honorifics for beginners...
Japanese honorifics arent as scary as they seem. Think of them like the English title prefixes (Miss, Sir, Dr., etc.). Japanese honorifics are simply a collection of suffixes that get tacked onto the end of names, titles,
20 Insider Tips For Traveling to France [Infographic]
From the smell of freshly baked baguettes from the local bakery, to views of the romantic châteaux (castles) in the Loire Valley, to the diverse array of masterpieces displayed in the museums of Paris - France has so much to offer!
If youre taking a trip to this beautiful country soon, keep reading to learn how to plan the perfect itinerary so you can enjoy France at its best. Well share about the weather, what to order when dining out, a few little known sites, and many more helpful t
10 Most Common Italian Grammar Mistakes
Are you struggling to perfect your Italian grammar skills? Below, Italian teacher Nadia B. highlights the 10 most common grammar mistakes to help you get on the path to success...
When you're first learning Italian, it can be hard to keep track of all the complex grammar rules. Understanding all of the differences in how ideas are expressed in Italian versus in English, for example, can be hard to remember. Nonetheless, it's important that you master your Italian grammar skills if you wish
QUIZ: Which Japanese Animal Are You?
There are certain animals that are significant in Japanese culture and history. Some animals are feared because of their supernatural powers, while others are loved and trusted by the Japanese people.
So whether you're taking Japanese lessons or you're just an animal lover, learn some vocabulary and find out if you're a friend or foe with this quiz!
Learn how to say more animals in Japanese with this infographic!
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