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Have Fun With An Adventure To Learn The Chinese Dialect

Have Fun With An Adventure To Learn The Chinese Dialect

One will find several things or occasions they like. Many folks get pleasure from the first day of spring or snowfall. Other people like any time they spend together with his or her mate and kids.
Word of the Day - hougaku

Word of the Day - hougaku

Learn a new Japanese word every day.
Bien dans sa peau

Bien dans sa peau

What does the idiomatic French expression bien dans sa peau mean and how is it used?
About the Chilean Miners

About the Chilean Miners

The 2010 Copiapo mining accident created a storm of sympathy for the 33 miners trapped in a cave-in at the San Jose mine in northern Chile. The story of disaster, survival against the odds and heroic rescue touched millions around the globe. Today, the miners' fame is assured, and since escaping the
Vocabulary Builder #4: Ben Franklin's Words (page two)

Vocabulary Builder #4: Ben Franklin's Words (page two)

The words used in this 10-item vocabulary quiz have been drawn from several essays by Benjamin Franklin.
What Are Context Clues (and What Are They Good for)?

What Are Context Clues (and What Are They Good for)?

A context clue is information that appears near a word or phrase and offers direct or indirect suggestions about its meaning.
raconter

raconter

What does the French word raconter mean? How is it pronounced and used?
What Spanish Students Should Know About Argentina

What Spanish Students Should Know About Argentina

A one-page look at Argentina, a country where Spanish is spoken.
Particle Movement in English Grammar

Particle Movement in English Grammar

In a construction made up of a verb and a particle, particle movement is the relocation of the particle to the right of the noun phrase that serves as the object.
Je Te Manque or Tu Me Manques - How to Say I Miss You in French

Je Te Manque or Tu Me Manques - How to Say I Miss You in French

I miss you is not "Je te manque", it's "TU me manques". The solution is to start with the person being missed - here is my simple explanation.
Russell Baker's Sketch of Mr. Fleagle

Russell Baker's Sketch of Mr. Fleagle

In this description of his high school English teacher, journalist Russell Baker relies on repetition to convey an overwhelming impression of dullness and, well, primness.
How 2 Subjects in Spanish Can Take a Singular Verb

How 2 Subjects in Spanish Can Take a Singular Verb

The rules for singular vs. plural use of "gustar" may seem illogical and not evenly applied in real life.
Learn French At Your Own Pace And In Your Own Time!

Learn French At Your Own Pace And In Your Own Time!

Learning a new language may have different origins, some people will do it because of work, some will want to learn French because of a desire to learn the French culture, some may want to learn because of someone they’ve met and would like to communicate in their native language. Whatever the
C'est pas tes oignons

C'est pas tes oignons

What does the idiomatic French expression c'est pas tes oignons mean? None of your business! Just kidding - click to learn all about it.
Today in Francophone History

Today in Francophone History

Learn about important dates in French and francophone history: famous birthdays, holidays and celebrations, and other milestones.
Float 5

Float 5

On 5 and 6 April 2008, the southern French city of Hyères hosted its annual flower festival with an open day event at SICA (Société du marché aux fleurs d'Hyères) - the largest flower market in France and the fourth largest in Europe.
Learning Latin Dance Steps

Learning Latin Dance Steps

Hips swivel wildly, hair flies and a constant, rhythmic beat fills the room. Heat and excitement work together on dance floors when Congo drums replace a base to provide background for Latin dances. Picture yourself among the throng, getting a workout that even high-impact aerobics doesn’t of
What Are First Person, Second Person and Third Person?

What Are First Person, Second Person and Third Person?

Explanation of what is meant by "first person," "second person" and "third person."