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How to Learn German at My Own Pace

Travelers planning to visit Germany can learn the German language at their own pace before visiting. Learning basic German phrases to order food at a restaurant or search for the nearest bathroom will come in handy when communicating to others. Speaking enough German to hold a conversation may offer

Eye Contact & Nonverbal Communication

Nonverbal-communication skills are important in all relationships, whether it's a business encounter or dealing with family members. One of the key aspects of good nonverbal communication, however, is eye contact.

Hospital Vocabulary List

This Mandarin Chinese vocabulary list covers the names of objects, places, and people found in the hospital. Complete with an audio pronunciation guide and animated graphics showing the stroke order of the Chinese characters.

How to Learn About Greek Songs

Modern Greek music comes from a long and storied historical tradition. In its earliest form, traditional Greek theater incorporated music, poetry and dance. When the theatrical tradition broke down into its component elements, the Greek folk song was born. These days, Greek songs are generally divid

une expectative

What does the French word expectative mean? How is it pronounced and used?

Italian Interrogative Pronouns

Interrogative pronouns (pronomi interrogativi) are used to introduce a question. They are: chi?, che?, che cosa?, quale?, and quanto?

xénophobe

What does the French word xénophobe mean? How is it pronounced and used?

Gerbera greenhouse

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 d'intérêt collectif agricole) / Marché aux fleurs d'Hyères. 500 growers produce over 180 million flowers a year, making it the largest flower market in France

Italian Verb Servire

The Italian verb servire: grammatical usage and examples. In Italian there are several ways to express the concept of serving or helping oneself.

Careers in Learning German

German is the 11th most widely spoken language in the world, and it is the second most popular language learned beyond the mother tongue. As a result, German language learners can find many career opportunities as teachers and general users of the language. These positions may be more useful in the

Top 15 French Expression Lessons

Idiomatic expressions are key to language learning. When you learn French, it can seem like there is always more grammar to learn, but in fact grammar lessons are finite. Expressions, on other hand, are virtually endless. No matter how much you study, it sometimes feels like there are always a coupl

holà

What does the French word holà mean? How is it pronounced and used?