10 Famous Japanese Expressions (and What They Really Mean)
You've probably heard the well-known idioms and expressions of wisdom in English. Phrases like "don't count your chickens before they hatch" and "don't put all your eggs in one basket." But these words of wisdom aren't exclusive to English. Here, Japanese teacher Kaoru N. explains the meaning behind 10 famous Japanese expressions...
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"A frog in a well never knows the vast ocean."
There was a frog who was born in a
10 Reasons Why You Should Learn to Speak Italian [Infographic]
Are you considering learning a new language, but youre not sure which one to choose? For many people, the hardest step in learning a foreign language is actually choosing which language to learn.
Well make it easy for youchoose Italian!
Italian is a romance language spoken by over 60 million people around the world. Not only is it a relatively easy and fun language to learn, but its also one of the most beneficial languages to study.
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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
4 Shortcuts to Remember Spanish Grammar
Understanding Spanish grammar is an essential part of learning the language. With so many grammar rules, however, this can be difficult for beginners. Here, Carmichael, CA Spanish tutor Joan B. shares some simple shortcuts to help you learn Spanish grammar...
Having trouble with Spanish verbs, demonstratives, and commands? Once you have a good foundation in grammar, you'll be able to express yourself freely in Spanish. It might be frustrating at first to learn all the concepts,
20 Fun Activities and Games for French Club
Are you a teacher or student involved in your schools French club? As you know, finding fun activities and games centered on learning French can be difficult.
Thats why weve rounded up 20 fun French club ideas to help inspire you. These games and activities will introduce members to both French language and culture.
Note: These ideas and activities can be applied to any language club, such as Spanish, Italian, or German.
20 French Club Activities and Ideas
1. Make a French Music