French Holidays: Celebrating La Fête des Rois
Learning about and celebrating French holidays is a wonderful way to understand more about French culture as you study this beautiful language. French tutor Carol Beth L. shares the basics you need to know about La Fête des Rois...
French Holidays: La Fête des Rois
For many people in the United States, Christmas ends at midnight on the evening of December 25th.
In France, more people probably still remember that according to the Christian calendar, the Christmas season doesn't offic
7 Top-Rated Apps to Learn Italian Like a Pro
If youre looking to pick up some basic Italian or advance to the next level of fluency, there are many useful apps that can help you achieve this goal! The flexibility and convenience of downloading an app on the go makes learning fun and affordable.
Its important to keep in mind though that apps shouldnt be your sole method of learning a language. No technology can beat the personalized instruction and guidance of an experienced language teacher. (Apps arent a substitute
French Vocabulary: 5 False Cognates to Watch Out For
Cognates are words that sound similar and can mean the same thing across different languages. However, in French, there are some tricky cognates that don't mean what you might think they mean. French tutor Carol Beth L. shares five common French false cognates...
Due to their similar roots, French and English share some vocabulary and grammar. La table is table, la geographie is geography, and un film is a film otherwise known as a movie. Similar word pairs between two languages are known a
22 MORE Useful French Phrases for Striking Up a Conversation
Casual conversations with French speakers are a great way to practice your language skills! Here, tutor Beth L. shares 22 useful French phrases that will come in handy
When learning a new language, it's important to keep on talking -- and listening -- to practice your new skills. If you've already learned basic conversational phrases, now it's time to move on to some more interesting conversation topics!
To help you practice and prompt your new French-speaking friends, below
Italian Vocabulary: The Proper Way to Use the Four Bs
Are you confused about how to properly use the Italian vocabulary words, buono, bello, bravo, and bene? Below, Italian teacher Giulio G. explains the right way to use the four b's...
Buono, bello, bravo, benethe so-called four bsare very common words in the Italian language. Their exact usage, however, can be quite difficult for beginner Italian students to master.
Thats because when translated to English these Italian vocabulary words all mean, good. Below are some tips and tric