French Vocabulary Basics: Prefixes and Suffixes You Need to Know
Have you noticed repeated beginnings or endings in French words? French tutor Tyler S. breaks down the most common French prefixes and suffixes you need to know...
Why Prefixes and Suffixes?
Have you ever wondered why languages have historically developed what grammarians call prefixes and suffixes? Why do almost all languages demonstrate these two types of word alteration when there are other ways to express the same changes of meaning? The answer is simple: prefixes and suffixes save
How Often Should You Practice Spanish To Really Improve?
Not sure if you're practicing Spanish enough to reach your goals? Make sure you're getting enough practice time with these tips from Spanish teacher Emmanuel N...
The fastest way to learn Spanish is to practice and use the language as much as possible. Think about it, kids go to school five days a week from kindergarten to high school, and they use English constantly. They read, write, and learn new words and vocabulary. In order to learn a new language, you have to practice speaking, w
20 Engaging Conversation Ideas to Practice Your Spanish
As you're learning Spanish, it's important to find a partner to engage in Spanish conversations with, so you can put all of your knowledge to practical use! The benefits of a conversation partner include an increased grasp of listening comprehension, and a better understanding of the language and the vocabulary. Below, weve created a list of possible topics that you can talk about to get you started with your Spanish conversation practice. Try with a friend or a private Spanish tutor.
Top 5 German Books for Language Learning
Are you looking for the perfect book to supplement your German lessons? Below, German teacher Tyler S. shares his favorite German books for beginner and intermediate students...
When working on your foreign language skills, it is absolutely vital that you surround yourself with helpful resources. This can be accomplished simply by watching your favorite television show in a foreign language, or switching your iPod over to that language.
For most students, however, this can be as easy a
Part II: How to Conjugate Stem-Changers in Spanish
Struggling with Spanish grammar? As you're learning how to conjugate verbs in Spanish, you'll need to watch out for stem-changers! Here's an overview from Fairfax, CA tutor Jason N...
If youre reading this now, it probably means you are well-aware of the importance of conjugation to use verbs to describe situations and events. And as you're learning a new language, like Spanish, this is essential to your progress!
Conjugations enable us to form coherent sentences that specif