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When to Use “por” and “para” in Spanish: The Complete List of Rules

Master when to use "por" and "para" in Spanish with this complete list of rules, 7 for each, plus example sentences to help you remember.

10 Expressões Idiomáticas com Animais no Português Brasileiro: Animal Idioms in Brazilian Portuguese

Learn vocabulary, common sayings, and a little bit of culture all at once with these 10 colorful animal idioms in Brazilian Portuguese!

Jane  

Boost Your Vocabulary: 6 Tips for Making Paper Flashcards

Good, old-fashioned paper flashcards are still an effective way to study! You can make your own DIY SRS (Spaced Repetition System) without yet another app.

Leah  

Uniquely Incapable: The Hazards of Learning a Language from Friends

We all know the hazards of trying to learn from a native speaker with no teaching experience!

Simple Sentence Patterns: Your Key to Learning Arabic

When beginning Arabic, don't just memorize individual words - learn more effectively by using these simple sentence patterns to put them in context.

Common Grammar Mistakes Made by Spanish Speakers When Learning English

This article is principally aimed toward English teachers, Spanish speakers who are learning English and all people interested in knowing some of the most common mistakes made by these learners.

Learning Italian Effectively: 5 Tips for Improving Quickly

Accelerate your progress learning Italian by making effective use of these online Italian resources and study tips, helpful for beginning or intermediate students.

How to Improve your IELTS Writing Score in 4 Steps

To get an IELTS score of 7 or above, you'll need a new strategy. Don't waste your time or money taking the exam unless you can follow these 4 steps.

Blueprint of a French Sentence: Grammar Rules and Examples

If you find French sentences or grammar intimidating, then learn the basics now, practice them correctly, and save yourself the trouble in the future.

Spanish Speaking Rock From All Over The World

Spanish speaking rock bands aren't always internationally known, so here's a selection of links so you can practice your Spanish listening skills.

Marco  

Is Your Elevator Speech Pushing the Right Buttons? Introducing Yourself in the Business World

Memorizing an "Elevator Speech" is a great way to introduce yourself to business contacts. Here's what you need to do to make a good impression.

Tosha  

Important Phrases and Vocabulary for Your First Japanese Lesson

Get ready for your first Japanese lesson online: polite greetings and introductions, asking questions, saying thank you, and goodbye. Ganbatte ne!

Misa  

BEWARE! Weird English Words

Weird English words with bizarre spellings are all around us: why is 'colonel' pronounced 'kernel'? Here is a list of words to help you improve your writing.

Семён Семёныч: 8 Famous Soviet Russian Film Quotes (with video)

Boost your understanding of Russian language and culture (and impress your Russian friends) with these must-know 8 famous quotes from 4 famous Soviet films.

Tati  

6 Sentence Patterns for Making Comparisons in Chinese Using 比

Master these basic grammar patterns for using 比 and become better able to express yourself when making comparisons in Chinese.