When you learn a language, there will always be some aspects that are harder than others. While every language learner will have their own difficulties with the language, just about every French learner has difficulties with French pronouns. French pronouns really aren't that hard, but when you're learning the language,
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Understanding personal pronouns to define the subject of our conversations is an essential part of effective communication in Spanish. When learning, it’s important to think about the pronouns you’ll use to describe yourself and how you may possibly address others. There are variations in pronoun usage across different
When you think about celebrating Valentine’s Day, German-speaking nations probably aren’t among the first places that you consider as being romantic. Countries like France and Italy are known for being romantic, so you would expect those nations to be more engaged in a holiday that is synonymous with
So, the New Year has officially begun and, like many avid language learners, you've challenged yourself to learn a new language. Hurray! Whether you're a first time language learner or you've picked up several different languages over the years, welcome to the community. When it comes to New Year's resolutions,
If your native language doesn't distinguish between a formal and informal 'you' form (and even if it does), mastering the French 'you' can feel like Mission Impossible. In English, there's no distinction between the 'you' used when speaking to a friend and the 'you' used when speaking to a stranger,
If you have the opportunity to visit Kyoto Japan, you want to make the most of it! With its unique history and beautifully blossoming narrow streets, Kyoto Japan is one of the most sought-after travel destinations out there. As a Japanese language learner, being able to spark little conversations with
Languages are always fascinating to study. Even within a single country, you have different dialects that help to identify where someone was brought up. For example, if you hear someone from London, UK, talking to someone from Cork, Ireland, someone from Atlanta, Georgia, and someone from Queensland, Australia, it might
When it comes to learning French, there's nothing more frustrating than discovering that there are differences in the language depending on where you go. Many first time language learners (and even some experienced language learners) don't realize this will likely be the case, and they'll get nervous or annoyed when
As your Spanish becomes more advanced, it becomes time to focus on smaller, nuanced aspects of Spanish grammar. Prepositions are vital to connecting pieces of sentences. If you’re ready to take your Spanish to the next level and explore advanced grammar concepts, continue reading about how to use prepositions.
The Spanish language originally comes from Spain. In 1492, the Europeans brought Spanish to the Americas, combining their culture with the existent indigenous cultures that were already there. The slave trade brought African influences to Latin America, as well. As a result, Hispanic culture is rich with a mixture of
It can be difficult to learn Spanish. Staying engaged in the material is not easy, especially if you’re learning in a conventional way. Traditionally, languages are learned through translation. A teacher might ask you to translate a sentence from English to Spanish or match a list of vocabulary words.