How to Make the Most of Your Spanish Immersion Program
Excited about an upcoming study abroad trip? Spanish immersion programs are fantastic if you want to learn about a new culture and improve your Spanish-speaking skills! Here, Seattle, WA tutor Paola E. shares some must-read tips for making the most of your experience...
One of the ultimate goals of Spanish learners who are committed to becoming fluent is to take the biggest leap and join a Spanish immersion program in a country where Spanish is spoken. Al fin! (At last!) The Spanish t
10 Must-Know Words and Phrases for Korean Drama Fans
As most students know, studying the Korean language can be complicated. Luckily, with the growing popularity of Korean drama (K-drama), it's much easier, and more fun, to learn popular catch phrases and buzzwords.
Korean drama shows use hundreds of slang words and catchphrases, which can be frustrating for beginning Korean-language students. If this is you, don't panic. This list will help you understand the characters and story lines in Korean drama.
North Korea vs. South Korea: Language and Cultural Differences
Although Korean is the official language of both North and South Korea, there are noticeable differences in the dialect of the two nations. Here, we will examine these differences so you can gain a better overall understanding of the Korean language...
North Korea and South Korea were originally divided across the 38th Parallel, then later, along the Demarcation line. The division, a result of the end of Japanese rule following World War II, pitted the two nations in a bitter battle. Som
3 Ways to Help Kids Learn Spanish (That Make a Difference)
Should kids learn Spanish differently from adults, or does it matter? Find out in this guest post by Honolulu tutor Jinan B...
We've all heard that children are like sponges and can pick up language very easily. While children do have an incredible capacity to rapidly assimilate information, its important to keep in mind the differences in learning languages that exist between children and adults, and how to best make use of language learning for children. The following are some th
How to Describe the Past in Spanish: Imperfect vs. Preterite
When you're taking Spanish lessons, you may be confused by new concepts and grammar rules. In Spanish, there are two different ways to describe the past; the imperfect and the preterite. Here, Carmichael, CA Spanish teacher Joan B. shares some helpful hints to help you describe the past in Spanish...
As a beginning Spanish speaker, it can be difficult to determine which form of the past tense you should use: imperfect vs. preterite. Once you learn the following simple tricks, ho