10 Reasons Why Learning to Speak German is Worth the Pain [Infographic]
People often say that German is one of the most difficult languages for English speakers to learnand theyre right! Learning how to speak German can be quite difficult, especially for those who arent yet fluent in other foreign languages.
So what makes learning German such a challenge? People are most intimidated by German grammar and pronunciation. Complex German cases and gender rules can easily trip up the most seasoned language learner.
Just because learning German can be challenging
10 Common Italian Stereotypes That Are Actually True
The words pasta, expressive, and romantic are often used to describe Italians. But do these words truly depict them? Below, native Italian and language teacher Nadia B. breaks down the 10 most common Italian stereotypes that are actually true...
Italy, the land of contemporary fashion, historical art and...men who adore their mothers, hand-gesturing enthusiasts, and gatherings about Dante?
While most Italian stereotypes are inaccurate--for example, all Italians are not mobs
French Grammar Rules: Conjugating Regular Verbs in the Imparfait
The French language uses several different verb forms to talk about events that occurred in the past. French tutor Carol Beth L. shares her guide to one of those forms, the imparfait...
So, perhaps you've learned how to use the passé composé to talk about events in the past tense. The passé composé is a good way to discuss single events that happened once or at a specific point in time.
J'ai passé deux ans en France. I spent two years in France.
Elle a fait ses devoirs hier. She did her h
10 Tricky Spanish Tongue Twisters to Try Today!
This article offers some fun Spanish tough tongue twisters to help you improve your pronunciation.
Tongue twisters (or trabalenguas) are found in many languages, and they can be very amusing for children and adults alike. But did you know that tongue twisters can also help improve your pronunciation as you're learning to speak in Spanish?
Since tongue twisters each have a certain pattern, they can help you practice your oral skills by honing in on one certain sound (and sometimes two or thr
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