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
20 Useful German Phrases for Oktoberfest
The worlds biggest celebration of beer, Oktoberfest, is right around the corner. In a couple of days, thousands of thirsty people will travel to Germanys capital of Munich to celebrate all things beer.
Before you head off to Munich, you might want to learn some German. After all, youre going to be mingling with locals and traveling throughout the city.
Learning a few useful German phrases will not only help you get around easier, but it will also enable you to make the most of your
Believe it or Not: 16 Bizarre Japanese Superstitions
Every culture has its own set of legends, myths, and superstitions, and Japan is no exception. Japanese culture dates all the way back to 35,000 BC., and so do some Japanese urban legends.
From good luck omens to supernatural animals, here are 16 bizarre Japanese superstitions.
Inanimate Objects Have Spirits
Japanese Buddhists believe that inanimate objects, like dolls, have spirits.
There are a number of Japanese stories about dolls or other inanimate objects coming to life. Jap
50+ Fun and Interesting Facts About Italy
From it's charming countryside to its rich heritage, Italy is a wonderfully unique place to visit. In fact, the country is the fifth most visited place in the world!
There are so many fun, interesting facts about Italy that it's hard to compile just one short list. So we've compiled the 50 most interesting facts about Italy that we think you'll enjoy.
Whether you're planning your next vacation to Italy or you're permanently relocating , learning everything you can about the country--from i
German Vocabulary Words and Phrases for Sports [Slideshow]
Are you a big sports fan? Below, German teacher Tyler S. teaches a lesson in German sports culture and common German vocabulary words and phrases for sports...
If you take a trip to Germany, youll quickly learn how important sports are to most people. Germany is full of sport enthusiasts from die-hard soccer fans to the occasional handball player.
In fact, the German Embassy recently released a report stating 27 million Germans are members of a sports club and 12 million pursue sports