How to Learn German Fast: 10 Learning Hacks & Shortcuts
Want to know how to learn German fast? Different sources say it could take anywhere from 400-1200 hours to learn the language.
A number of factors will affect the amount of time it takes you to reach fluency in German. Your native tongue, your availability to practice, and your method of learning are just a few.
Do you plan on taking German lessons with a private tutor? Are you trying to learn with simply an app to help you? Or, are you immersing yourself in the German culture? Whate
10 French Words and Phrases You Already Use Every Day
If you're a beginning French student, you might be surprised when you notice how many words and phrases you already sort of know in French. French tutor Lizzie S. shares 10 of the most common French words English speakers might already know...
Since arriving in the US, I have been surprised to find a little bits of French words and expressions everywhere. Why do so many words look like a mix of English and French and why are some phrases taken completely from the French?
First, it's import
Culture Shock: Life in Spain vs. Life in the U.S. [Infographic]
Spain is a popular country to travel to for pleasure, for school, or even for a permanent move! But before you go, it's smart to research the differences in culture, traditions, and daily life, so you know what to expect. Read on as Spanish tutor Joan B. explains...
A diverse country filled with delicious dishes, rich cultural offerings, and plenty of fun, Spain is a country that will delight, amaze, and inspire you.
And as anyone who has traveled abroad knows, no two countries a
Spanish Vocabulary: Intro to Spanish Transition Words
Once you've learned the basics of Spanish, it's time to make your sentences flow! Here, we'll explain the importance of transition words.
Intermediate Spanish students frequently ask how they can take their Spanish skills to the next level or sound just a bit more natural. One simple way to do this is to add transitions to your sentences.
This not only provides a good flow and allows the listener or reader to simply follow along, but it also adds interest.
Why Transition Words Matter in S
French Music Countdown: 4 Biggest French Hits of Summer 2015
Summer is a perfect time for learning French, but it's also a great time for letting loose! In this article, French teacher Seth N. takes you on a short tour of the top summer hits in France for 2015...
Let the Tour Begin!
Featuring a strong mix of international and local hits, the French pop charts for summer 2015 display an astounding diversity of French pop music. Everything from Norwegian producer Kygos club banger Stole the Show, to Jamaican sensation OMIs catchy hit Cheerleader,