Halloween in France: French Vocabulary and Traditions for Halloween
Have you gotten your costume and spooky playlist ready for Halloween yet? How about your French vocabulary? In this article, teacher Annie A. gives you a lesson in French Halloween history and teaches you 10 words you'll want to use this October...
The History of Halloween in France
Did you know the French didn't begin celebrating Halloween until sometime in the early 1990s?
Halloween is not a traditional French festival; as a matter of fact, it's an American import. The French love cos
French Grammar Rules: Reflexive Verbs
Need to brush up on French reflexive verbs ? In this lesson, French tutor Carol Beth teaches how to conjugate French reflexive verbs in the present and past tenses...
French (and many other romance languages) include a category of verbs, called reflexive verbs, that are treated a little differently than in English.
Indeed, we have the same concept in English. We might say that we wash our face, we dress ourselves, and so on. That is, we are taking action towards ourselves. In French,
15+ Fun (and Free) French Activities for Kids
Is your child learning to speak French? If so, its important that he or she practices French outside of school and/or private lessons.
Finding fun ways to practice French, however, can be difficult. After all, there's only so much time in one day.
Luckily, there are tons of fun French activities you can do with your child to help him or her learn and practice the language. Below are 25+ fun (and free) French activities for kids.
To make it easy to browse, the activities are broken
How Well Do You Know Spanish? 15 Ways to Test Yourself
How much do you really know from your Spanish lessons or classes? While there are a few Spanish proficiency tests available online, there's an easier way to test yourself: simply ask yourself 15 practical questions. Read on as Fairfax, CA tutor Jason N. explains...
Learning Spanish can enhance your life in innumerable ways, such as having more competitive job opportunities, understanding Spanish films and poetry, and -- most importantly -- being able to form deep connections with pe
5 Basic Rules of Italian Pronunciation
Learning Italian grammar and vocabulary doesn't get you far unless you know how to properly pronounce words. Below, Italian teacher Liz T. shares the five basic rules of Italian pronunciation...
Italian is known for being one of the most beautiful languages. Learning how to properly speak Italian is all about mastering the correct sounds and pronunciation.
Let's take a look at the five basic Italian pronunciation rules to help you better understand the language. Remember, working with