When You Translate French to English Watch Out for These 3 Things
French is one of the most beautiful of the romance languages. Spoken as the official language in 29 countries, French is the second most widely spoken mother tongue in the European Union.
Learning to speak and understand any language is a process of immersion.
To truly understand and be able to translate French to English means understanding French culture and the idiosyncrasies of the language. One highly effective method for truly understanding a language beyond simply speaking it i
4 Things to Know Before Taking Skype Spanish Lessons
Interested in learning Spanish? As you're deciding between in-person and online Spanish lessons, consider these points by Fairfax, CA tutor Jason N...
Spanish continues to gain traction as the undisputed second language of California, and the United States for that matter. In the next decades, Spanish could even become the most commonly spoken language in this country. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that Los Angeles, California, for example, is 53% Latin American and growing. That m
How to Make the Most of Your Spanish Immersion Program
Excited about an upcoming study abroad trip? Spanish immersion programs are fantastic if you want to learn about a new culture and improve your Spanish-speaking skills! Here, Seattle, WA tutor Paola E. shares some must-read tips for making the most of your experience...
One of the ultimate goals of Spanish learners who are committed to becoming fluent is to take the biggest leap and join a Spanish immersion program in a country where Spanish is spoken. Al fin! (At last!) The Spanish t
10 Important Differences Between Spanish & Portuguese
The 2016 Summer Olympics were held in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. For language-learners everywhere, it was and still is a great time to explore Portuguese, their official language!
And if you're already learning Spanish, you're at an advantage. There are a lot of similarities between the two languages -- in fact, there's even a name for speaking a mixture of the languages to help speakers of different backgrounds communicate (Portuñal or Portunhol, in Spanish and Portuguese, respectively).
10 Questions You Must Answer Before You Study Abroad in France
Do you dream of attending classes in France? French tutor Carol Beth L. has done just that! Here, she shares how to study abroad in France, and the questions you must answer before you go...
1) What kind of program are you searching for?
Many students study abroad for a semester or for a year as an undergraduate. If this is your situation, your college or university will likely have one or more approved programs to which you can apply.
While some programs may be best suited for Fren