¡Chau, bienvenido de nuevo! Esta semana: un repaso de la conjugación de los verbos regulares. Welcome back, everyone! This week: a review of the conjugation of regular verbs. . Let me begin by explaining verb conjugation in English: Verbs are conjugated into 6 different forms, corresponding to each possible subject (I, you, he/she/it, we, you all, and they). … Continue reading How in the world do I conjugate a verb?
Ciao e bentornati! Ecco gli articoli vivisezionati da martedì! Hello again! Here are the dissected articles from Tuesday! J'espère que vous ayez pu récolter un peu (où beaucoup!) tous seuls jusqu'à maintenant. Utilisez ces notes comme outil à étudier pour faire avancer votre compréhension et pour instiller du vocabulaire et de la grammaire essentielle en votre memoire. I hope you all were … Continue reading ARTicles dissected
Salut! Comment ça va? For your language practice this week, I’ve selected articles in your target language. The theme? ART. These articles are a bit lengthier than what I have chosen before, but if you take the time to study the text and read through it several times, your skills are only improving! As usual, … Continue reading ARTicle dissection
Ciao e bentornati! This week I'm bringing the focus back to Cleveland, Ohio.. In a city this large, multiculturalism is everywhere. Even though you’ll mostly hear English when exploring Cleveland, there are large communities representative of other world cultures. These groups truly enrich the city of Cleveland and aid in our language learning right here … Continue reading Navigate Cleveland
¡Chau! ¡Espero que ustedes estén muy bien! I have compiled a review of definite and indefinite articles in each language. But first, here’s a brief summary of this part of speech as it pertains to English: . In English, the articles are: the, a(n), & some. . The is the only definite article in English, used for specificity. … Continue reading The Articles
Salut, tout le monde! Ça va? Bon Mardi gras! Hopefully you’ve all been enjoying the Carnaval season! I’ve put together a short translation with some basic Mardi Gras facts. Read the source language (English) before your target language, or for an extra challenge, read your target language first. I’ve also included a handful of vocabulary … Continue reading Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Ciao ciao! Buon weekend! Hopefully, you’ve had a chance to read through your excerpts a few times — now here’s mine! Even though these are short passages from larger works, you should still be able to glean some key information. Il Viaggio Chiamato Vita is a memoir, filled with short anecdotes of the author’s life; Une Fille d’Ève is … Continue reading Storytellers Revealed
Leggiamo! // Lisons! // ¡Leamos! . Hello, again! This week I’ve chosen excerpts from each of my foreign language novels for you to dissect and study. You can either print out the passages and write your notes on top or make your notes on your computer. Use the strategies I talked about previously in my Dissect … Continue reading Storytellers’ Hour
Salut! Ça va? How is everyone? I've put together some Valentine's Day vocab so you can squeeze in your language practice for the day! . Remember, learning a language is like climbing a mountain: the act itself may be the most challenging thing you're facing, but it's your determination that will push you to reach the … Continue reading V/Day Vocab
Hi, everyone! I recently discovered a Ted Talk with Benny Lewis about language learning and multilingualism I couldn’t resist sharing. Lewis, a polyglot — one who knows/uses many languages, tells his personal story of learning foreign languages as an adult, but most importantly, he discredits five common excuses for not studying a second language! Whether or not you’re “good” … Continue reading Polyglots Galore