C'est la Fête Nationale: French Vocabulary for Bastille Day
Perhaps you've heard of Bastille Day, the French national holiday in July. Tutor Annie A. shares history and vocabulary to help you observe this holiday like the French do...
The History of Bastille Day
Bastille Day, or le quatorze juillet as they say in France, commemorates the storming of Bastille on July 14, 1789 by the French masses.
The Bastille was a fortified prison where political prisoners were usually kept - some even without the formality of a trial. There were seven pris
3 Wonderful Reasons Your Child Should Learn Japanese
When you're considering language studies for your child, don't rule out Japanese lessons. Here, Montgomery, TX teacher Emily G., explains the benefits of learning Japanese...
There are several great reasons for children to learn a second language. Learning another language can help your child think faster, and help your son or daughter develop effective problem-solving skills.
While Japanese may not be the first language that comes to mind when you consider options for your child, th
Is Japanese Hard to Learn? Find out the Truth
Learning any new language can seem difficult at first. If you're feeling apprehensive about learning Japanese, these tips from language tutor Carol Beth L. can help.
Is Japanese hard to learn? Many people say so. I believe the answer can be yes or noor bothdepending on the individual. Japanese is often said to be a logical language that does not have anywhere near the whimsical inconsistencies or notorious exceptions of languages like English or French.
English, in fact, can be very
20 Popular German Expressions - And What They Mean [Infographic]
German is a language that scares many non-native speakers as it can appear complex and confusing. With proper instruction and practice, however, this widely-used language can be easy and fun to learn.
One of the keys to learning German--or any new language for that matter-- is to look past the typical travel dictionaries and absorb some of the more common expressions or idioms that are used throughout daily life. Getting familiar with typical German expressions will help you better communicat
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