How to Support Your Japanese Student
It's important to encourage your son or daughter as he or she is learning Japanese. While it's easy to remind your child or teen to practice, there are some other things you can do to help him or her succeed. These tips from language teacher Carol Beth L. will help you support your Japanese student...
1. Know Your Student's Goals
Why does your son or daughter want to learn Japanese? Is it required in school? Does he or she want to speak with others in Japanese? Is your student interested in an
10 Common Italian Stereotypes That Are Actually True
Italy, the land of contemporary fashion, historical art and... men who adore their mothers, hand-gesturing enthusiasts, and gatherings about Dante?
While most Italian stereotypes are inaccurate--for example, all Italians are not mobsters and the men don't look like Super Mario--there are a handful of stereotypes that hold some small kernel of truth.
Below are the 10 most common Italian stereotypes that are actually true.
10 Common Italian Stereotypes
1. Italians Can't Liv
Bet You Didn't Know: 45 Fun Facts About Japan [In Pictures]
Every culture has its own set of perks, quirks, and interesting facts, and Japan is no exception.
So whether you're planning a trip, taking language lessons, or you just want to learn some facts about Japan, check out this fun, interactive slideshow.
From facts about food to the lifestyle and the land, here are 45 things you probably didn't know about Japan.
Now that you've learned some interesting facts about Japan, is there anything you found shocking or
5 Benefits of Taking French Lessons on Skype
When you're learning French, interacting with native or fluent speakers is one of the best ways to improve your language skills; and in the digital age, connecting with French speakers and instructors is now easier than ever. If you're looking to take your French to the next level, arranging an online lesson with a French instructor might be just the thing for you.
What's more, the popular live video platform Skype is the perfect medium for taking French lessons online and offers many ben
How to Learn Russian Fast & Easy with 8 Simple Steps
So you want to know how to learn Russian - the seventh most spoken language in the world. With around 300 million speakers, you certainly wont have trouble finding other students to practice with!
There are dozens of good reasons to learn how to speak Russian. Perhaps you admire Russian culture, or maybe youve always wanted to visit Moscow or Saint Petersburg as a tourist.
Whatever your motivation, Russian is not an easy language. However, it isnt as hard as you think either! Fol