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Do You Want To Speak Italian? -- Georgina Kirk
Considering Italian is spoken as a first language by only about 62 million people worldwide (compared with 322 million native Spanish speakers, 422 Arabic and 1212 million Chinese), it's amazing ...

Learning Basic Spanish Words -- Roberto Bell
Just like with any other language, when learning Spanish the first thing you need to do is learn some of the basics. Once you have a few basic words and phrases down, you will begin to understand how ...

What is the easiest way to learn a new language without being in a country that speaks the language? -- answers.yahoo.com
I would like to learn a new language, but I'm not sure which program or book or class is best. Any suggestions?

The Filipino Language - Bonding A Nation And Its People -- Anitokid Mapugay
Filipino, the Philippines' national and official language, stands as a true testament to the nation's rich and colorful history. If one carefully dissects the language, it embodies a ...

Top 5 Spanish Study Tips -- Megan Mcguire
1. Don't get frustrated! Easier said then done, right? Well, I know all about getting frustrated while trying to learn Spanish. I come from a family where only English was spoken-so I know! There ...

Learn Foreign Languages Online -- Owen Lee
Millions upon millions of people are learning a language each day around the world, and with the assistance of rapidly developing modern technologies and sophistication of internet, a lot of these ...

Vital Spanish Words and Phrases You Must Know Before Traveling to Any Spanish Country -- Luis Gil
South and Central America have some of the most captivating geographic areas of the word. When traveling in Latin America, it is helpful to know at least a little bit of the language. You will find ...

What is the best lesson plan for teaching yourself a language -- answers.yahoo.com
Well, I plan on trying to learn 5 languages before I turn 20, that's 6 years from now, and I would like to know how to approach it. And when I say lesson plan, please be specific, something like ...

How do i say basic words in brazilian - hi no..... -- answers.yahoo.com
hi no yes maybe i love you what are you doing? call me talk to you later be right back whats up are you ok? why ok im great

Spanish Words for Parts of the Body - G Rated? parts of the body -- answers.yahoo.com
Spanish Words for Parts of the Body - G Rated? Could someone tell me the basic spanish words for parts of the body (hand, foot, ear, toe, knee, leg, hair, etc.). All G-Rated...my young son is ...

Spanish words? cosmetics, jewelry, and classroom object -- answers.yahoo.com
Please name 10 for each of the categories in Spanish: cosmetics, jewelry, and classroom object.

Spanish words? months and seasons -- answers.yahoo.com
I need to know how do you say months and seasons on spanish language? Thanks...

Spanish words? -- answers.yahoo.com
I need to know how to say a few words in spanish. 1. music 2. mall 3. skating 4. dancing

Why Do Kids Acquire Language So Easily? -- A Few Things We Can Learn From Our Kids About Language -- Peter Freeman
In the first 3 years of a child's life, they acquire most of their native language, and they do it with no textbooks, no drills, no flashcards, no explanations and no language software. They ...

Teaching Children Spanish -- Adrian Hardy
Learning a language can be very difficult, particularly for an adult whose brain and thought patterns have already slid into the rut of daily routine and have forgotten how to stretch beyond those ...

Spanish Basics: How To Describe A Person's Face -- Li Ming Wong
It's easy to learn Spanish if you begin with the basics. Just get down the simple verbs, some foods, and perhaps a few descriptive terms. Usually people learn Spanish by beginning to say the ...

How To Learn A Foreign Language -- Rich Henderson
I have never quite understood how to learn a foreign language. It is a shame too. Learning a foreign language is pretty necessary in this day and age. If you learn foreign language, it makes you more ...

How to Learn Chinese? A Guide For Beginners -- Bourne Mee
The best way to tackle the challenge of learning Chinese is to identify your reason and motivation for learning the language, as this will help you focus on the things that you should look out for. ...

Two French Relative Pronouns Que and Qui Link -- Myriam Birch (M.A. Oxford)
Each language has his own set of grammatical rules and properties. Here are a few of them concerning the French pronouns que and qui, which can help you to be better understood when communicating ...

How To Learn French In Less Than Three Months -- Russ Reynolds
I finally figured out how to learn French in less than three months and so can you. So why do you want to learn french? There maybe many reasons. Perhaps you have a need to travel to a french ...

Arabic Language - Overview From a Translation Company -- Ioana Mihailas
Closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic, Arabic is a Central Semitic language. It consists of around thirty sub languages spoken mainly in Algeria, Qatar, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Israel, ...

10 Reasons To Learn Spanish -- Chris Campbell
1. Planning a trip to a Spanish speaking country. There is certainly no shortage of exotic and fun places to travel to, where Spanish is a popular language. Mexico, Spain, Cuba, Panama, and Argentina ...

9 Tips For Learning German Faster With Your Home Study Course -- George Taylor
German is a great language and there are many ways to learn how to speak write and read the German language. Here are some tips on learning German. Try and immerse yourself in the German language as ...

Learning Italian Through Vocabulary -- Shareen Aguilar
The Italian language, similar to other foreign languages one is estranged to can be learned. This isn’t saying though that learning can be easy but it isn’t difficult too. There are just some ...

GRE Word of the Day -- Nathan,Patty Sakunkoo
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Speak Spanish Even If You Don't Speak It -- Learning-Spanish.SourceYouWant.com
Though there are many words in the Spanish language, only about 500–1,500 words are used in active vocabulary, or conversational vocabulary. Thus, unless you seek to become a Spanish poet, you need ...

Tv - A Good Way To Learn A New Language? -- Ken O Brien
One of the easiest ways nowadays to get access to a foreign language is through TV. There is a multitude of satellite channels available in a large number of languages. So is it a good idea? It can ...

7 Steps To Learn Italian -- David Pruitt
Nobody can survive professionally as having in knowledge nothing but your mother-tongue, what merit is there in speaking a language you would speak anyway? There is no investment of time, money and ...

Rocket Spanish - 6 Tips To Help You Spanish Learn Faster -- Sophie Taylor
Self study is one of many ways to learn Spanish. You can do it in your own time; there isn’t a time limit to when you have to have a piece of work in or anything like that. You can enjoy it and ...

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help! translations needed for preschoolers -- gina
hello, i am trying to ease the transition into preschool for some of my language learners. i'd love to learn a few sayings in their languages: can anyone translate the following into arabic, ...

I need help with a translation from english to spanish? -- answers.yahoo.com
"Laughter is probably the easiest thing to translate because no matter where you are from, we all laugh in the same language. Comedy, however, depends on your culture. What one culture believes to be ...

What language should I take in high school? -- answers.yahoo.com
My high school offers Spanish, French, and Latin. Currently I'm signed up for Latin, but now I'm starting to regret it. Here are the pros and cons. Spanish- I've been told that this is my ...

Can anyone translate these 3 sentences for me from english to french!? -- answers.yahoo.com
1. I don't know where to start! (As if there were a lot of things to say). Anyway, I am a funny person! (At least that's what my friends tell me). I like to do daring things! (Stupid things ...
Re: Can anyone translate these 3 sentences for me from english to french!? -- French Speaker from Quebec
Hey, there were so many errors in the previous responses that I'd thought I'd correct them. 1. Je ne sais pas par où commencer! (Comme s'il y avait beaucoup de choses à dire). De toutes ...

Can anyone translate these japanese words into english please? -- answers.yahoo.com
Here are some words I need translated... 1) Why 2) No 3) Damnit 4) How 5) But

Can anyone translate these sentences into Spanish? -- answers.yahoo.com
He drove the car to the exhibition at the art gallery. The scuptor did put his sculpture into the museum of fine arts. The waiter walked to the table with the spectialty of the house. I knew where he ...

Can anyone translate these words into spanish? -- answers.yahoo.com
How long on this longest day 'Til we finally make it through How long on this longest day 'Til we finally make it through

Can anyone translate these phrases into Latin please? -- answers.yahoo.com
"In this life my love for you is eternal" "For this life I live only for you" Thank you to all those that helped!!

Can anyone help me translate these three lines from Romeo and Juliet into modern English? -- answers.yahoo.com
I don't understand exactly what Romeo is saying when he says: I pray thee chide me not. Her I love now Doth grace for grace and love for love for love allow. The other did not so. If anyone could ...
Re: Can anyone help me translate these three lines from Romeo and Juliet into modern English? -- So Slo
I pray thee chide me not. Her I love now Doth grace for grace and love for love for love allow. The other did not so. Don't scold me. The one I love now lets me do so with grace and for loving ...

Can anyone translate these phrases into japanese?But not in japanese charecters but in english alphabets.? -- answers.yahoo.com
PLs dont give me any website address. 1. Pick/choose a card, any card? 2. Dont forget. 3. Can i ask you to have dinner with me tonight? (politely) 4. I am happy to see you again. 5. Are you ...
Re: Can anyone translate these phrases into japanese?But not in japanese charecters but in english alphabets.? -- j
1. Pick/choose a card, any card? kaado o totte kudasai 2. Dont forget. wasurenai de kudasai 3. Can i ask you to have dinner with me tonight? (politely) isshoni bangohan o suru no wa dou deshou ka. 4. ...

Can anyone translate these sentences to French language? -- answers.yahoo.com
1.We study french to gain opportunities in multinational companies. 2. We study french to be able to communicate with people who speak french. 3 We study french so we can have an extra language e.g. ...

Can anyone PLEASE translate these words to latin? -- answers.yahoo.com
its alright if you cant translate all of them. but please help me i need it very much 1.fire or to put in fire 2.ice or cold 3.soil or land or sand 4.flower or leaves 5.light 6.dark or black 7.water ...

Can anyone translate these [English to Spanish] Phrases? -- answers.yahoo.com
I mean without a translator, because those mess up alot of times.And,I need the to know how you can pronounce them,because that's difficult too.

Can anyone help me translate these Latin phrases? -- answers.yahoo.com
I have tried to piece together some sort of translation from online translators but haven't had much luck: though the results are amusing at times. I am doing a family crest art project for my ...

Can anyone translate these into Russian? -- answers.yahoo.com
Can anyone please translate the following three words into Russian and display the answers in both the English and Russian Alphabets? Silent Balls (in the context of, "you don't have the balls ...

Can anyone translate these saying into Scottish Gaelic for me? -- answers.yahoo.com
These sayings are for tattoos i am planning. I'm not sure how or if these pieces will fit together, but it'll be nice to have them translated. If you can help I would really appreciate it. ...

Can anyone help me translate these words to french? -- answers.yahoo.com
1. I pledge alligence to a world of disbelief where I belong. 2. Stop mocking me. 3. I'm not the person you think I am. 4. The son of bastards. 5. A pillow-weight castarophe 6. Maybe I better off ...

Improve Spoken French - 10 Ways To Tune Up For Top French -- Marc Dubois
Does this sound familiar ? You did French at school, you struggled through the exam, you got your French certificate. And then promptly forgot it. You can't even remember how to say "please", let ...

3 Main Methods of Learning Spanish - Which One Are You Using? -- Steve Dimeck
Learning Spanish, as well as any other foreign language is actually a lot easier than it may appear to be. It's simply a matter of knowing which method you're using to learn the language. If ...

Is Watching DVDs A Good Way To Learn A New Language? -- Kenneth O'Brien
One of the easiest ways nowadays to get access to a foreign language is by watching DVDs. Many DVDs have multiple languages and can facilitate a learner in many languages. But is it really a good ...

Can anyone translate these 5 spanish words into english please? -- answers.yahoo.com
Could anyone translate these spanish words into english??? 1. la paloma 2. tumbao 3. el impermeable 4. alma (this could be just a name, I don't know, does it have any other meanings?) 5. el ...
Re: Can anyone translate these 5 spanish words into english please? -- Angelica Thompson
La paloma = the dove ( in certain parts of Latinamerica it is a double entendre word for pen#s) tumbao = can mean 'fallen' from someone who is from the countryside, or illiterate or cannot ...
Re: Can anyone translate these 5 spanish words into english please? -- Marta Suárez
PALOMA - dove TUMBAO - slang word, the correct one is "tumbado", that is, lying on your back ALMA - it could be a proper name(no translation), or it could mean "soul" IMPERMEABLE - it could be both ...
Re: Can anyone translate these 5 spanish words into english please? -- Maria
I'm an English teacher and I'm from Spain. La paloma = the pidgeon, tumbao = don't know how to translate it but it's to say that someone dances really well, that has a natural rhythm, ...

English words into Arabic with english letters? -- answers.yahoo.com
1) power 2) strength 3) courage 4) love 5) reign 6) terror 7) fight warrior 9) rise 10) sun 11) summer 12) august 13) passion 14) mission 16) reason 17)purpose 18) pursuit 19) win 20) life 21) ...
Re: English words into Arabic with english letters? -- Tawfik
power:takka. srength:salabah. courage: shajaah. love: hub terror : roaob. fight: keetal. fighter:moukatel rise : yarfaa sun : shams summer:saif augost : abb passion :atefah misssion: mouhemma reason ...

How do you teach a baby a language? -- answers.yahoo.com
My husband and I are having our first child. I am russian and he is american. I would like for our child to be able to speak my native tongue as well as english. We are living in america so I am sure ...

Heading to Italy soon, can somebody teach me a little italian, enough to get by in Italy? -- answers.yahoo.com
I'm visiting Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan. I am trying to learn a little Italian before I leave. Could some body help me with it? Just help me translate a few sentences like "Good ...

Can I learn foreign language for free anywhere?? -- answers.yahoo.com
Besides school Im homeschooled

What is a good job to get if you like learning languages and traveling? -- answers.yahoo.com

English: Courteous expressions? -- answers.yahoo.com
please give me examples of courteous expressions used in conducting a club meeting

What is the meaning of the word chaw? -- answers.yahoo.com

English: Pls correct this sentence? -- answers.yahoo.com
I am suffering from eyesight. what should it be??
Re: English: Pls correct this sentence? -- Maggie
I am suffering from eyestrain? Maybe!!
Re: English: Pls correct this sentence? -- Tina
maybe just a simple... I have poor vision.

What can I do to improve my English? More reading or more communication? -- answers.yahoo.com

Give me one english word with 7 letters and has 2 syllables that can create 11 words unjuggled?note -- answers.yahoo.com

When do I use 'a' and when do I use 'an', please be specific? -- answers.yahoo.com

Which of these is correct: "our strategy is focused against..." or "our strategy is focused on..." -- answers.yahoo.com

How do u learn russian? -- answers.yahoo.com

Do you know why English is SOO Hard?? -- answers.yahoo.com

What is a cheap way to learn another language? -- answers.yahoo.com

Learn a Language for Career Advancement -- Ron Tichenor
To learn a language for career advancement is one of the best ways to get ahead in the job market. In the 21st century you will need every advantage you can get to keep yourself competitive in the ...

The Spanish Preterite vs the Imperfect: The Past Tenses in Spanish -- Sean McCauley
One item that new Spanish speakers often find confusing is the fact that Spanish has two past tenses: the preterite and imperfect. The preterite usually refers to actions that are seen as completed. ...

Tips On How To Learn Spanish -- Patrick Austin
Learning Spanish Most colleges require at least two years of study in a foreign language. The only majors that are usually excluded from this requirement are business and technical majors. If ...

Learn French Free For Beginner -- Daniela Piresa
Hi there, by the time you read this, I expect that you should be very interested in learning French, so welcome to the French Family. Before start learning French, i need you to do me a few favour. ...

How To Say I Love You (And My Car) In Spanish -- Sean McCauley
Are you in a romantic relationship with a native Spanish speaker or do you perhaps want to be involved in a relationship with a native Spanish speaker? If this is the case then you are going to want ...

Learn To Speak Spanish Today - 6 Tips To Help You Learn Spanish -- Sean McCauley
I know you. You have been thinking about learning Spanish for…well it’s been while now. I know. “It’s too hard.” “I don’t have time” “It will take to long.” “I took Spanish in ...

English Verb Tenses -- David W. Brown
The grammatical tense is a method used to express the time at which an event took place. In English, this is a property of the verb form, and it is important to understand the meaning and use of ...

English: Lie, Lay, Lied and Laid -- Michael Chan
My wife and I took on a translation job recently (we translated a Chinese novel into English). As usual, she did the first translation draft, while I polish up the prose (some Chinese concepts and ...

Technology is Leading a Quiet Revolution in Language Learning -- Jorge Chavez
The propensity of our ancestors to group up, go off in different directions and each develop their own languages has played a large part in most of the major wars of our times. Different languages ...

Learn A New Language - Should You Learn French Or Spanish? -- Franck Silvestre
If you want to learn a second language, you should learn French or Spanish. Why? Because French is the most commonly spoken language in the world after English... French is seen by many as the ...

How To Learn Spanish Fast -- Wei Lana
Today there are more reasons then ever before to want to learn to speak Spanish. It is currently estimated that there are 400 million Spanish Speakers world wide which makes Spanish the third most ...

Why Learn English As A Second Language? -- Andrew Carter
Why Learn English as a Second Language? Why not? It’s the international language of choice for so many organisations and businesses world-wide. Frankly, whilst the USA remains the dominant economic ...

Free audio and video files for learning Thai and English -- Langhub
A Thai-English language lesson about ordering food in a Thai restaurant. For more free language videos and mp3s, go to http://langhub.com Langhub.com

Three Memory Techniques To Help You Learn A Foreign Language -- Maria Markella
Learning a new language can be a difficult task. But if you use these simple memory exercises/techniques you could be start learning a new language in no time. Memory technique A: The One Hundred ...

History of German Language -- Patrick Stump
However, back then there was no one standard language for German; in fact, even the writings included many different local dialects. Very gradually, a slightly more uniform version of German began to ...

Understanding The Cajun French Language -- Valentine Taylor
Who are the Cajuns and What is the Cajun French Language? Cajuns are an ethnic group in the U.S. state of Louisiana, whose ancestors were exiled from the former French colony known as Acadia (now a ...

Spanish Verbs Basics And Conjugations -- Adolfo Garcia
When learning Spanish, understanding verbs is one of the hardest spots that people may come across. Spanish verbs differ from English verbs in a variety of ways. For instance, many verbs in Spanish ...

How to Learn Spanish? How Did You Learn English? -- Jorge Chavez
When you start to learn Spanish in traditional schools they give you a few basic words and quickly get into teaching you grammar, verb conjugation and vocabulary. But that's putting form over ...

Learn To Speak Spanish From Your PC -- J. Roberts
Once you have met Spanish, you will fall in love with the language. There can be mainly three reasons for learning Spanish online: 1. to speak to Spanish speaking people anywhere in the world and ...

How to Learn English Online -- Andrew Carter
How to Learn English Online When my father was young he had a younger cousin who only he could understand. For months he translated for the rest of the family. She WAS speaking English – trouble ...

I Want To Learn Business English -- Andrew Carter
I want to learn Business English First, let’s consider what exactly you mean by that? We go through life making assumptions, don’t we – what do you assume ‘Business English’ means? Is it ...

The History of French Language -- Patrick Stump
The language of French actually descended from a form of Latin called “Vulgar Latin” spoken by the Romans in the second and first centuries B.C. When the Romans, led by the infamous Julius ...

Learn How to Speak English Freely -- Andrew Carter
Learn How to Speak English Freely Learning how to do something requires four key elements, which we’ll consider here. I also want to look briefly at the other elements of the subject: ‘speaking ...

A Quick French Lesson - Useful French Phrases and Conversation -- Pierre Sarkoz
The French are world renowned as being very passionate about the film and their film industry, a central point of France's economy and culture. Ask virtually anyone walking through the streets of ...

Spanish Phrases For Travellers -- Blake Dexter
Years ago after finishing college my buddy Lance and I decided that we wanted to see the world before we settled down into careers and family. And the reason we both wanted to start with Spain was ...

TEFL Techniques: Grammar in Disguise -- Andrew Carter
I was asked by a Japanese colleague recently to provide an outline for an English course for Automotive professionals from the Far East. No problem! However, in the example format he gave me to fill ...

Strategies in Teaching English as a Foreign Language -- Andrew Carter
Strategies imply a plan of campaign – how do I go about getting the best language training for my staff? First things first: you can do this in a number of ways, from ‘cross your fingers and hope ...

Why It's Easier To Learn English If You Really Want To! -- Andrew Carter
Why it’s easier to learn English if you really want to! Can you remember sitting in class trying to learn something that you weren’t really interested in? Or maybe trying to pick up a subject ...

Learning English to 'Fit In' -- Andrew Carter
Here’s a phrase I came across recently: “learning English to fit in”. What a strange expression! Is that really a motivation for learning English? What does it mean to ‘fit in’ anyway? I ...

Which, Exactly, Is The National Language Of Malaysia? -- bahasa-malaysia-simple-fun.com
Have you ever wondered why the national language of Malaysia is called Bahasa Melayu and ALSO Bahasa Malaysia? The forefathers of Malaysia has agreed among other things during formation of the ...

How Do You Say It Again In Spanish? -- Shareen Aguilar
When you’re studying the Spanish language, there may be a lot of words and known English terms in your head which could leave you hanging for the Spanish translation. Sometimes, it’s easier to ...

Possible German Lessons Of Confusion -- Shareen Aguilar
In learning the German language, mistakes can be made unavoidably. It isn’t something which any student can freely disregard since learning isn’t complete without mistakes being made. What many ...

Learn and Speak Spanish - 7 Tips Revealed -- Patrick Wauthia
1. Spanish pronunciation is easy. Once you know how each letter is pronounced, it won't change. So learn the pronunciation of each letter as soon as possible. This way you will be able to ...

Learn Spanish for Beginner-5 Tips -- Christian S.
Learning a new language can be intimidating to some people, but it also can be very exciting. If you are looking for a program to learn Spanish for beginner, there a lot of different options that are ...

How To Learn Spanish Fast: Seven Secrets To Success -- Nigel Patterson
It's never too late to start learning a new language -- and Spanish is a very popular choice. People are talking about Spanish as a big growth area in the 21st century: here are just some of the ...

Three Ways To Profitably Use The Most Powerful Two Words In The English Language -- James Delrojo
Most experts believe that it is language that has allowed the human being to far exceed all other animals on the planet. Language can also be used to enhance relationships, both personal and ...

Learning the Spanish Alphabet -- Clinton K. Maxwell
In order to learn the Spanish alphabet, you only have to add three more letters to the English alphabet. So if you teach yourself how to say ch(che), ll (elle) and n (ene), you will know the entire ...

Word Meaning Change - From Macaroni to Macaroni Penguins -- Vincent DiNapoli
Words frequently change their meanings over time, and pursuing such change often illustrates cultural and historical shifts as well as changes in metaphors. The word “macaroni” has come down to ...
Re: Word Meaning Change - From Macaroni to Macaroni Penguins -- Zing
Wow thats so cool! I sent it to some of my friends.

Spanish Translation Software, Worth It Or Not? -- Anthony Dwyer
People are always looking for the easiest solution. It's in our nature. And nothing changes when looking to translate documents or learn a language. Quite often I'm asked that if someone buys ...

Communicating with Singaporeans: Understanding 6 Key Aspects -- Ange Teo
To the first-time visitor, Singapore is a thoroughly Asian country with Western trappings. Not to mention, an English-speaking populace that may cause some discomfort and confusion: apart from Asians ...

Italian Language -- The Istituto Linguistico Mediterraneo
Italian is spoken from about 70 million people in 29 countries which are mainly located in Southern Europe. History of Italian The language derives directly from Latin, through a simplification of ...

Understanding The Cajun French Language -- Valentine Taylor
Who are the Cajuns and What is the Cajun French Language? Cajuns are an ethnic group in the U.S. state of Louisiana, whose ancestors were exiled from the former French colony known as Acadia (now a ...

English: He Said - She Said And Other Elements Of Effective Dialogue -- Caridad Pineiro
You’ve started your book. You have the basic idea of what you plan to write (genre and length) and understand the conflict with which your characters will deal. But to be intriguing, your ...

Learn Mandarin Phrases to Travel China -- Anna Yuen
Aloha, Ciao – when you visit China, you should start with ‘ni hao’ (how are you). Whenever traveling a place, it is always good to learn a couple of local phrases. Not only to add extra fun, ...

39 Chinese lessons with Real Chinaman -- chonkouren
Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Lesson 5 Revision 1 Lesson 6 Lesson 7 Lesson 8 Lesson 9 Lesson 10Revision 2 Lesson 11 Lesson 12 Lesson 13 Lesson 14 Lesson 15 Revision 3 Lesson 16 Lesson 17Lesson 18 Lesson ...

Learning one to ten in Turkish -- killwork
Related lessons in Turkish what is your name? numbers 1-20 learning one to ten See also Survival Turkish for ESL teachers

Turkish lessons (2) - hello, what is your name ? - www.iloveturkey.net -- neoturk
Related lessons in Turkish what is your name? numbers 1-20 learning one to ten See also Survival Turkish for ESL teachers

Turkish lessons (1) - Numbers 1-20 - www.iloveturkey.net -- neoturk
Related lessons in Turkish what is your name? numbers 1-20 learning one to ten See also Survival Turkish for ESL teachers

Learn to count in Swedish! -- Johan
Related lessons in Swedish Johan teaches Swedish!

Johan teaches Swedish! -- Johan
Related lessons in swedish Learn to count

Learn Finnish with Sulkasiipi! - Part 3 - Weekdays -- Sulkasiipi
Related lessons in Finnish Say Hi!  Introducing yourself

Learn Finnish with Sulkasiipi!-Part 2-Introducing yourself -- Sulkasiipi
Related lessons in Finnish Say Hi! Weekdays

Learn Finnish with Sulkasiipi! - Part 1 - Say Hi! -- Sulkasiipi
Related lessons in Finnish Introducing yourself Weekdays

Spanish Verbs Basics And Conjugations -- Adolfo Garcia
When learning Spanish, understanding verbs is one of the hardest spots that people may come across. Spanish verbs differ from English verbs in a variety of ways. For instance, many verbs in Spanish ...

Is it Possible to Learn Spanish Online? -- Clint Tustison
Spanish is one of the most studied second languages in the United States. While I don't have the exact numbers, it's probably safe to say that a lot more people are learning Spanish than any ...

Take Advantage of Industry-Specific Language Schools -- Clint Tustison
One of the most common methods for learning a foreign language is to attend a language school. There are more and more language schools being established all over the world, and as such, there are ...

The Welsh Language -- Alan Belth
The Welsh Language a Celtic Indo-European language (a part of the Brythonic branch) is very much related to Cornish and Breton that has been used every since the sixth century. It is thought that it ...

Learning Languages On Your Own - What You Can Expect to Achieve -- Ron Tichenor
Learning a language on your own is not nearly as difficult as you might think. The opportunities to study and learn today are 10 times greater than they were just 10 years ago, and compared to ...

How To Say I'm Sorry In Japanese -- Rippa Sama
Learning how to offer your aplogy and ask for forgiveness in Japanese can be very useful when you did or say something bad or harmful to another person by accident. In such cases you want to say that ...

How To Say Happy In Japanese -- Rippa Sama
Telling someone that you're happy and that you're having in Japanese can be very useful and motivating for someone else. For example, if you're on a date and you want to continue seeing ...

How To Express Plan To In Japanese -- Rippa Sama
To express your intetion or plan in Japanese, you will need to learn two special Japanese words. The first Japanese word is yotei which literally means plan. To use yotei, you will need to place this ...

Some Advice When Learning to Speak Japanese -- Rippa Sama
You may need to learn the Japanese language because you are traveling to Japan and want to become familiar with popular Japanese words and phrases. Or you might have taken a class to learn Japanese ...

English Slang For Perplexed Tourists -- T. O' Donnell
I watched the British version of 'Big Brother' recently. That's the television show which is a human hamster cage. Viewers go 'ooh' and 'aah' over the one they like or ...

An Easy Comparison Of The English To Spanish Alphabet -- Jerry K. Blackburn
Learning the Spanish alphabet requires only learning three more letter than are found in the English alphabet. These include ch (che), ll (elle) and ň (eňe). The fit into the alphabet in an ...

Learning Japanese - teaching the basic of the pronunciation - Video -- Will

Learning Arabic - Video -- CT
See also: Survival Arabic for ESL teachers

Learning Arabic - Alphabet - Video -- CT
See also: Survival Arabic for ESL teachers

Shared Words in Polish and English - Video -- al

English: Seems the Brits Dangle, Too -- Bill Moore
Some of you (the luckier ones) might have read No. 35, Don't Let Your Participle Dangle in my series of articles titled Really Easy Grammar. If not, it's included later on in this newsletter. ...

English: Really Good Word Usage – No. 20: Shall I or Will I? -- Bill Moore
When do we use shall instead of will or will instead of shall? The short answer to the question is that, to an overwhelming extent, in American English, will as a verb meaning intend to can be used ...

If Someone Asked Me How To Learn a New Language -- Douglas Bower
If someone asked me what I would recommend as the most important preparation for expatriating to Mexico it would be, Learn Spanish. You would think this is obvious, right? I get many who write and ...

Learn Spanish from the Beginning: The Spanish Alphabet -- Jerry Blackburn
Learning the Spanish alphabet requires only learning three more letter than are found in the English alphabet. These include ch (che), ll (elle) and ň (eňe). The fit into the alphabet in an ...

Learning How to Write in Chinese -- www.LearnEZChinese.com
What do you need to know before you start learning Chinese? Before you begin to learn how to read and write Chinese, there is one thing you need to know, it is a very difficult language that will ...

Learning to Write Japanese is More Difficult Than Learning to Speak Japanese!? -- Takanori Tomita
Learn Japanese for a real communication for your work, school project, and communicating with your Japanese mate properly. Many people think that Learning to speak Japanese language is more difficult ...

There's Only One Way to Spell Aluminum -- Matt Russell
“Aluminum? What’s that?” This is the first thing a British person would say when coming across this word. Then, they might say "Aha, you mean Aluminium; because as everyone British person knows ...

The Age of Reason and the spread of English -- Stephen Colbourn
What non-English-speaking people would have taken the trouble to learn English in 1700? For study and diplomacy, the answer is practically nobody. That had changed by the year 1800: English had ...

Second Language Learning and Why Americans Can Do It -- Douglas Bower
The other day I typed in "Language Schools" into Google and came up with a whopping 95 million hits. After popping my eyes back into my head, I wondered just how many public schools, junior colleges, ...

America's Monolingual Plague -- Douglas Bower
My wife belongs to an Internet group where there was a recent blowup over the insane expectation Americans have about foreigners who visit America's shores. You know the one: the foreign visitors ...

7 Useful Tips When Trying To Learn Spanish Online -- Maria Markella
You know, Spanish is a remarkable language full of passion.. When trying to learn Spanish you should be passionate and motivated to succeed! Tip #1: Lack of time is not an excuse.. There's a ...

You Can Learn a Language Naturally -- Douglas Bower
In my newly released book, YOU CAN LEARN SPANISH or Any Language No Matter Your Age or Disposition, I discuss how most, if not all, second language courses in the Free World are taught: Grammar ...

French Verb Conjugation: The Basics -- Valentine Taylor
There are a few important things you need to know about French verbs before learning how to conjugate them. First, there are very few irregular French verbs. Second, you need to learn only 6 forms of ...

German Grammar Exercises: A Basic Guide To Conjugating Verbs -- Leon Ralston
There are more verb endings in German than in English, and these verb endings are often repeated. Like most European languages, German has a different ending for every subject or “person”. So, in ...

Speaking Japanese: Learning the Language and the Cultural Etiquette -- Cory Pangelinan
The Japanese language is considered by many to be easy to learn. Whether you wish to speak Japanese for personal reasons like travel or for professional reasons, it is important for you to consider ...

Learn Japanese Language - Do You Know That There Are 3 Different Japanese Symbol? -- Takanori Tomita
Learn Japanese for a real communication for your work, school project, and communicating with your Japanese mate properly. Many people think that Learning to speak Japanese language is more difficult ...

The Age of Reason and the spread of English -- Stephen Colbourn
What non-English-speaking people would have taken the trouble to learn English in 1700? For study and diplomacy, the answer is practically nobody. That had changed by the year 1800: English had ...

How To Learn German -- Carl Simpson
This Article will teach you how to learn German quickly and easily. Many people want to know how to learn german but have no idea where to start . I personally recommend that people use is the newly ...

Learn To Speak Spanish - Top 15 Reasons To Start Now -- Ferenc Szorcsik
If you want to get on in today's world, speaking just English is not enough anymore. It really pays of to speak another language. Reasons to learn it can be practical, intellectual, aspirational ...

Did You Know that Foreign Language Exams Need Special Studying Techniques? -- Kathy Steinemann
Studying for an exam can be a nail-biting ordeal. However, foreign languages require a slightly different approach than many other subjects. Here are some tips that will help you score higher on your ...

Spanish Lessons - Mini Spanish Course Lesson 9 -- Perriann Rodriguez
In the last lesson we learned about the regular verbs ending in ‘ar. Now we will build work on just memorizing some verbs and conjugating them. All of the verbs listed below are regular verbs and ...

Learning Spanish – A useful and colourful language for anyone to learn -- John Gibb
One of the world’s most used languages, spoken by approximately 400 thousand people worldwide, Spanish is very popular for people wanting to learn a second language. It is spoken on all continents, ...

English: Are You Up On Your NASCAR Jargon? -- Stacey Moore
NASCAR, as with any professional sport, has a language all its own. The meaning and usage of the terms specific to the sport pop up during any discussion about racing action. So you're not left ...

Tips for Brazilian Portuguese Beginners -- Ana Luiza Bergamini
Have you just started your Brazilian Portuguese studies? Once you start talking to Brazilians you'll quickly realize that, like many other languages, spoken (and often, written) Portuguese ...

Learning French-Some Helpful Hints -- AnnaLaura Brown
Have you started learning French? or Do you want to learn it? Here are some useful hints for being successful. 1. Practice speaking out loud. This is very important in any language but especially ...

The Spanish of Argentina: el Castellano del Río de la Plata -- Scott Ferree
First, I’d like to clear up a common misconception: “Castellano” and “español” are two words for the same thing – and both words mean Spanish. If someone asks you, “¿Hablás ...

Learn Japanese Language - Did You Know That There Are 3 Different Japanese Symbols? -- Takanori Tomita
Especially for those who have started to learn Japanese, you should know the difference between three different Japanese symbols or writing form called: Kanji Hiragana Katakana Japanese people use 3 ...

How to Start Learning a New Language -- Frank Middleton
It is easier to start to learn a new language than to become good at it, and almost certainly is more fun. I’ve started to learn many new languages. French, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Afrikaans ...

The English Language Is All "Greek" To Me! -- Jerry Aragon
I'm Hispanic, and I grew up in the worst part of Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA), where BOTH sides of the railroad tracks, were the wrong side to come from. Just three doors down from the railroad ...

The Role of Interaction to Acquire a Second Language -- Julio Foppoli
In our previous article we described a typical scenario that most adult second language learners face today. They want to master a language and they want to do it fast. After some brief research on ...

Argentine Spanish versus Spanish from Spain: Do They Even Speak The Same Language? -- Scott Ferree
One of the most baffling things about learning Spanish is that, somewhere along the line, students realize that the Spanish they hear spoken by native speakers may or may not be the same Spanish that ...

Ten Reasons To Learn Chinese -- Frank Middleton
1. Chinese, is one of the Sino-Tibetan languages, or more accurately it is a group of different dialects of which Mandarin (Putonghua) is one. Taken together there are more native speakers of Chinese ...

The powerful eight step motivation plan that anyone SERIOUS about learning Spanish should read -- Kai Chandler
The key to learning any language is not ability, or money, or time, but motivation. There are probably as many unused language courses gathering dust as there are unused exercise machines! While ...

How to Choose Exactly the RIGHT Foreign Word -- Kathy Steinemann
English has many words with more than one meaning - for example: 'can' - to be able to; tin receptacle. Many foreign language words also have multiple definitions. How can you ensure that you ...

Written Language versus Spoken Language -- Charley Pein
After a person born, he or she learn spoken language before written language, so many linguists consider written language a written form of spoken language, which records the human sounds. However, ...

Numerals With Nouns In Russian: Memorize Them Effectively -- Alexandra Gamanenko
Students are always comparing languages they speak with the one they're learning, even if teachers tell them not to. Well, why not? Finding a consistent pattern can be really useful. These ...

All about Japanese Kanji Symbol: Do You Know the Difference between Japanese Kanji and Chinese Kanj? -- Takanori Tomita
What is Kanji? Kanji are ideographs which convey a specific meaning, word or idea. Here are 3 examples of how pictographs are gradually standardized into the kanji symbol used today. These are very ...

Portuguese Translation Into English of Basic Phrases -- Nigel Massey
In this article I will introduce cover some basic expressions in Portuguese with translation into English. I hope this article will help those trying to learn the Portuguese language as well as those ...

The Benefits Of Learning A Foreign Language -- Languageskillsabroad.com
If you're wondering whether or not it's worth the time to learn a foreign language, read these Top Benefits of Learning A Foreign Language before you decide. #1 Reason for learning a foreign ...

Learning Hindi Could Set You On Your Journey To Your Global Business -- Samirathi
If you're not global, you're not going to be competitive. You're not getting the benefit of the best people no matter where they are. That's why there is a need to be in India to ...

The powerful eight step motivation plan that anyone SERIOUS about learning Spanish should read. -- Kai Chandler
The key to learning any language is not ability, or money, or time, but motivation. There are probably as many unused language courses gathering dust as there are unused exercise machines! While ...

How To Express Pain In Thai -- Rippa Sama
Learning how to express "pain" in Thai can be quite useful when you need to tell someone which part of your body is in pain (i.e. to a doctor when you're in the clinic or hospital). It can be ...

Japanese Days of the Week -- James Penman
Learning the Japanese words for things we see and use everyday is a great way to get into learning Japanese. Early Japanese society revolved around nature, agriculture and religion so naturally many ...

How To Express This, That, That Over There In Thai -- Rippa Sama
Learning how to express this, that and that over there in Thai can be quite useful when you need to refer specifically to the position of someone or something in a conversation. For example, when ...

How To Express Than In Thai -- Rippa Sama
In order to compare things or to make a comparison in Thai, you can use the Thai conjuction gwaa (¡ÇèÒ). To use the Thai conjunctin gwaa, you need to place it right after a Thai adjective. Here ...

How To Count In Thai -- Rippa Sama
Jamnuan (Numbers) Counting from 0 to 10 in Thai Counting in Thai is really simple. All you have to do is to remember the basic numbers from 0 to 10. It's just like counting in Chinese or ...

A Short History About Thai Script -- Rippa Sama
King Ramkhamhaeng was not only a valiant and wise ruler, but he also cares a lot about the welfare of his people. The Thai script (writing) was created by King Ramkhamhaeng, the second son of King Si ...

How To Express Must And Should In Thai -- Rippa Sama
There are certain times that you need to express "must" and "should" in Thai. For example, when you want to express that it's time that you should sleep now or that you simply must go to the ...

How To Express Want To In Thai -- Rippa Sama
There're basically two popular words to express "want to" in Thai. The first one is yaak ja which means will want and the second one is dtong gaan which means "want". Do you still remember the ...

Language in the Philippines -- Richard Romando
The Philippines is a multi-lingual country. Its rich history and highly segregated demography have allowed for the development of several dialects. The national language of the Philippines is ...

How to learn Japanese and Maintain your Sanity -- Wyatt Moore
Now, what does sanity have to do with learning Japanese? Well, if you’ve ever accomplished the learning of another language – particularly as an adult – then you’ll know that struggling to ...

Spanish Lessons - Mini Spanish Course Lesson 8 -- Perriann Rodriguez
Learning Spanish verbs- Regular verbs ending in ‘ar’ Verbs are a very important part of any language. You need to know how to conjugate the verbs depending on the subject that you are using. ...

Saying I Can (Dai) and I Can't (Dai mai) In Thai -- Rippa Sama
Useful Thai Phrase: Learning how to express Can and Cannot in Thai Dai means can and Mai dai means cannot. To express that you can do something in Thai, you can use the word "Dai" which means, can. ...

Japanese Words -- James Penman
Most people know that geisha, kimono and haiku are Japanese words, but did you know that typhoon, tsunami and tofu are also Japanese words? Here are a few other Japanese words we hear in our everyday ...

Spanish Lessons - Mini Spanish Course Lesson 7 of 20 -- Perriann Rodriguez
In Spanish, the words for family members are separated by gender (male and female). For example, a male cousin would be your “primo” and a female cousin would be your “prima”. For many ...

Italian Translation Into English – A Trip To The Beach / La Spiagga -- Nigel Massey
I hope that you might have enjoyed some of my other articles on Italian related subjects. I have been writing articles about my all things Italian and translations and language lessons. In this ...

English: 10 4-Letter Words You Need In Your Vocabulary -- Susan Carroll
When you were growing up did your parents teach you not to use 4-letter words? Mine sure did. Oh, they didn't mean "all" 4-letter words, just a select few but those were a real no-no in my house. ...

English Language: Windy Words 2 - More on How to Give the Air to Phrases That Blow Smoke -- Jack Wilson
Product: This word crops up mostly in advertising and instructions on food items. An example from a spicy chicken frozen entrée package: 1. Cut a slit in film cover. 2. Microwave on HIGH 4 minutes. ...

English Language: Windy Words 1 - How to Give the Air to Words That Blow Smoke -- Jack Wilson
"Literally": "Literally" literally means in actuality, not figurative but real. I hear news commentators and other exaggerators use the word often merely as an intensifier. I find it grating and ...

Raising Bilingual Children: Is It Too Late To Start Now? -- Christina Bosemark
“After we talked, I’ve spoken nothing but French to my one year old for close to seven weeks now. All of his new words are French, and from what I can tell he understands me completely.” Not ...

Spanish Lessons- Mini Spanish Course Lesson 6 of 20 -- Perriann Rodriguez
Eating at a restaurant To order food in a restaurant, you will first need to decipher the menu. Below are some basic vocabulary words to help you with this task. It might be a good idea to print this ...

Spanish Lessons - Mini Spanish Course Lesson 5 of 20 -- Perriann Rodriguez
Greeting someone in Spanish Today’s lesson will cover some basics of meeting someone. In English, we typically greet people by saying, ‘Hello, how are you?’ and other common expressions such as ...

Spanish Lessons--Mini Spanish Course Lesson 4 -- Perriann Rodriguez
Spanish Lessons – Mini Spanish Course Lesson 4 of 20 Common expressions When you are learning a new language, there are certain common expressions that you need to know. Of course, once you know ...

Italian Translation Into English - Days & Months -- Nigel Massey
I have an ongoing interest in Italian English translation and Italian life in general. I hope this article Italian Translation into English - Days & Months' will help those trying to learn the ...

Italian Translation Into English Of The Seasons -- Nigel Massey
I have a great love for all things Italian. I work in a translation agency dealing with Italian English language combination projects, I am getting fat on Italian food and I am even marrying a ...

Mini Spanish Course Lesson 3 of 20 -- Perriann Rodriguez
Learning Spanish can be easy if you schedule regular, daily time to practice the words out loud and memorize them. If you follow the sounds of the words listed below, your pronunciation will be very ...

Mini Spanish Course - Lesson 2 of 20 -- Perriann Rodriguez
Spanish Weeks and Months Today, we will go over some basic Spanish Vocabulary. When you are learning the Spanish language, you must practice aloud and memorize not only the pronunciation, but also ...

Mini Spanish Course - Lesson 1 of 20 -- Perriann Rodriguez
Spanish Vowels Knowing how to pronounce Spanish vowels will take you very far in Spanish. You will be able to pronounce words correctly and quickly. When you are learning Spanish, the vowel sounds ...

History Of The Spanish Language In Latin America -- Steven Muller
The Spanish language arrived in America first through Cristóbal Colón’s exploratory travels, and then with the rest of colonizers, at the end of the fifteenth century. At this point the Spanish ...

An Introduction To Spanish Grammar -- Steven Muller
When learning a new language, it is always useful to be familiar with its main grammatical units. This constitutes the first necessary step in order to understand and create meaningful speech. Here ...

History Of The Spanish Language -- Steven Muller
Spanish is, after Mandarin Chinese and English, the third most spoken language in the world, with an estimated 400.000.000 of native speakers throughout the planet. Its origins, however, are much ...

Spanish Language Teaching Methods -- Steven Muller
Most people would agree on the absolute necessity of learning a foreign language in today’s society. But what is the most adequate, most effective way to do it? Here things get a little bit more ...

Spanish Dialects -- Steven Muller
A dialect is defined in linguistic terms as a language variety which is spoken in a specific territory. In the Spanish peninsula, for example, there are different dialects of Spanish. One should not, ...

Learn Chinese: 80/20 Guide to Chinese Pronunciation - Part 2 -- Kah Joon Liow
To continue with Chinese pronunciation... 1. Consonants There are 24 consonants in pinyin which are pronounced a lot like in English. b, p, m, f, d, t, n, l, g, k, ng, h, j, q, x, zh, ch, sh, r, z, ...

Learn German The Easy Way - Nine Simple Phrases You Can Use Today! -- Anna Barlow
I studied German for four years in high school and still remember some simple phrases and regularly use them with my friends for fun. If you want to learn German, here are some basic phrases to start ...
Re: Learn German The Easy Way - Nine Simple Phrases You Can Use Today! -- britt
just some friendly advice.... i love you in German is not "ich liebe du" but "Ich liebe dich" As the du form is in the accusative case and ich is in nominative. for example you love me would be "du ...

Foreign Language Translation: Tips While Traveling -- Fred Zacharias
When traveling to a foreign country, it can be very difficult making yourself understood or even understanding others without some foreign language translation help. It is a terrible feeling when you ...

Is Chinese Really So Hard to Learn as a Second Language? -- Lily Chao
Many foreign friends of mine are complaining to me that Chinese is so hard to learn: the ridiculously difficult writing system, the confusing four tones, the extensive system of measure words, so a ...

Quickly Learn A Language By Thinking In It -- Steven Gillman
It can be tedious to learn a language. There will always be a certain amount of rote memorization required. However, there are also many little techniques for more easily learning a language. ...

Language: This is just a sampling of simple drinking toasts from around the world -- Heather Moffat
- Raise Your Beer Mug To The World Or How To Say Cheers! In Zulu - The Moguls did it. So did the Vikings. “A mouth of a perfectly happy man is filled with beer.” After coining that phrase, you ...

How To Learn Spanish – It’s A Cinch… -- Gregory Newell
How to learn Spanish? As I am sure you know learning a foreign language is not an easy task unless you are one of those people with an “ear for language”, something I never really understood. ...

Learn Spanish On The Internet –It Couldn’t Be Easier -- Gregory Newell
Like just about anything these days learning Spanish is a service that can be found on the internet. Nowadays it is possible to order just about anything you want on the internet, so much so that you ...

18 Strategies For Enhancing Language Skills -- Glenda Thorne
The following strategies are offered for enhancing language skills and managing language challenges. This listing is by no means exhaustive, but rather is meant as a place to begin. Alice Thomas and ...

How to Choose Exactly the RIGHT Foreign Word -- Kathy Steinemann
English has many words with more than one meaning - for example: 'can' - to be able to; tin receptacle. Many foreign language words also have multiple definitions. How can you ensure that you ...

How to Pronounce Polish Words Part 2 -- Martin Cheslak
In Polish, every letter or digraph is pronounced separately, even when the same letters are written one after the other. For example, if a Polish word contains "nn" or "ll", both letters are ...

How to Pronounce Polish Words Part 1 -- Martin Cheslak
The Polish language is often considered one of the most difficult for non-native speakers to learn, and one of the reasons cited is the difficulty foreigners have in pronouncing Polish words and ...

Learn The Korean Language -- John Davison
The Korean language is spoken by more than 70 million people, primarily in North and South Korea. There are a number of native Korean language speakers in several countries, including the United ...

A new Spanish word or phrase every day with samples and English translation -- braser.com

Join to Mass English Learning Obsession -- Linda Kate Correli
English remains a dominant and universal language, which presently serves as a connection-link between great varieties of different nations. Now English is spoken mainly in every corner of the world. ...

10 new English words: Double-Tongued Word Wrester Dictionary (updated continuously) -- doubletongued.org
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Spanish Love: Spanish Poets and Their Spanish Poems (learning Spanish) -- Philip Nicosia
Love and its attendant passions has been the favorite subject of Spanish poetry since the time of the troubadours, medieval poets who earned their keep by singing for the people at the village square ...

English Language: Understand Slang -- ESL Free Lesson
Certain common expressions that American English speakers use frequently may not be found in your English dictionary, but they are essential to understand. Below is an example of a slang expression. ...

Make English Friends -- ESL Free Lesson
Try to locate a person in your school or area that is a fluent speaker of English, and ask that individual to meet with you on a regular basis in order to practice your English. You will have the ...

English Language: Practice Phrasal Verbs -- ESL Free Lesson
An idiom is a phrase that has a meaning different from the meanings of its parts. Idiomatic expressions are commonly used and understood slang phrases. An essential kind of idiom is the phrasal verb, ...

Spanish Prepositions "Por and Para" - The Easy Way to Use Them Perfectly -- Julio Foppoli
When it comes to mastering the uses of POR and PARA in Spanish, there is a very simple, yet powerful approach that can help you in 95 to 98% of the cases and even more. Rather than teaching all the ...

Language Construction and Grammar Differences between English and Chinese -- Larry Romanoff
There are some major differences in the language structures of English and Chinese. Chinese has much less grammar than English and, being ideograph-based, cannot alter the ‘spelling’ of a word to ...

Understanding Russian Idioms: Let's Use Imagination -- Al Polonski
Definitely, the most complicated and terrible thing for students of foreign languages is foreign idioms. Those odd and often senseless sequences of words that mean something for native speakers can ...

English Language: Idioms: Piece of Cake or Hard Nut to Crack? -- Linda Kate Correli
A language is a living substance, which evolves under the influence of different factors. Being very flexible English language constantly enriches its vocabulary with the words invented by the ...

Learn German - Four Unusual Strategies -- Steve Kurtinski
Picture Dictionaries Picture Dictionaries are books that differ significantly from what you would expect from a regular dictionary. They are made up of different themes - such as "At the airport" or ...

14 Tips for Learning Foreign Languages -- Esjay M
Depending on the language you want to learn there may be thousands of books, CD's or tools out there (if you're lucky) to help you learn the language. Don't run out and buy anything just ...

English Language: Successfully Reduce and Eliminate Your Accent -- Patrick Bilson
I used to have an accent. I didn’t mind the accent itself, what bothered me was constantly being judged by strangers. If you have an accent too, I’m sure you’ve noticed that you are being ...

By Degrees: The Different German Dialects -- Philip Nicosia
German is one of the most popular languages in the world. In fact, the Guinness Book of World Records has listed the German language as one of the three languages that are learned the most by people. ...

Dutch Progression: The Changes in the Dutch Language in the 20th Century -- Philip Nicosia
The Dutch language is spoken by more than 22 million people, most of them in countries like the Netherlands and Belgium. Given this statistic, Dutch can be considered as one of the more popular ...

Language Confusion: Oh, Oh! -- Pamela Beers
Oscar Wilde said, “The Americans are identical to the British in all respects except of course language.” Going to other countries can make for amusing language confusion. If you go to the UK and ...

Why do language training programs fail? -- Gordon Graham
If you want to make your training program succeed, you have to look beyond the class and at the company itself. As a trainer you have a shared responsibility, along with the company, of ensuring that ...

Net Lingo: Huh!? -- Pamela Beers
How times have changed! There is internet lingo that puzzles me. Actually, it’s downright confusing. I hear terms bantered about such as ASP, Baud, CATP, and MUD to name a few, so I decided to look ...

Is Grammar REALLY Important for a Second Language Learner? -- Julio Foppoli
This is a typical question that I receive from many new students and website visitors. My answer is clear and simple: “indeed.” Grammar is the backbone of a language and without it any single ...

Spanish Grammar Lesson with the Progressive Verb Tense -- Patrick Jackson
The present tense is used much more frequently in English than it is used in Spanish. As in Spanish, we use it to talk about actions that are in progress “now” or “right now.” But in English, ...

Spanish Grammar Lessons with Reflexive Verbs -- Patrick Jackson
Here’s an example of a reflexive verb being used in English: I wash myself. In the above sentence the verb “wash” is considered reflexive because the subject or the one performing the action ...

Learning Spanish Grammar and the verb "Gustar" -- Patrick Jackson
That literally means "the dog is pleasing to me." Actually, it means "it pleases me the dog." It may sound strange to your English-hearing ears. But you will get used to it. Let's try it. I like ...

Vocabulary of Consignment Thrift Shops - English language -- Kari Eriksson
Before sticking your head into one of the many consignment thrift shops around, there are some words and phrases that can be good to have defined. Many times people are confused by terms such as ...

Misunderstandings Due To Accents - English language -- Lynn Bo
America is a melting pot. That is what they say. New York City is certainly proof of that especially Queens NY. We have Greeks, Peruvians, Italians, Korean, Spanish and Indians. We in fact have ...

Learning French The Easy Way! -- Sandra Stammberger
Planning to learn a new language? Great idea! After English, French is the most popular language used all over the world. Not only is it popular, but French is also often used in high societies and ...

French Language -- Philip Nicosia
The All About French- Speaking Countries Roughly around 200 million people around the world speak French. This number includes people who speak French as a native language, as a second language and ...

What Is The Best Way To Learn A Foreign Language? -- Lisa Nobles
Studies have shown that how you learn a foreign language impacts whether or not you will actually follow through it. Obviously, if you get bored before you’ve put in the required time and effort, ...

Learn English -- Marina
If you want to boost your confidence in your work life or social life, then pay close attention. Because you're about to discover a surefire technique to learn English, at home, with your kids ...

Online Tools Make Translation (Chinese/English) Easier -- Isaac Chu
We will introduce several online tools that our team frequent use. These all may help to do translations, especially in Chinese (traditional and simplified) and English. 1. Google ...

Reading People: Body Language Briefing -- Chris Coffman
Body language is the meaning behind the words or the “unspoken” language. Surprisingly, studies show that only up to an estimated 10 percent of our communication is verbal. The majority of the ...

Choosing an English Spanish Dictionary -- Clint Tustison
Go to any online or offline bookstore searching for an English Spanish dictionary and you will very soon be overwhelmed with the sheer number of dictionaries you have to choose from. Anybody not ...

Learning a Foreign Language: Why Should you Learn Words You Never Use in Your Mother Tongue? -- Gabrielle Guichard
Imagine a child sitting in front of a desk, his head in his hands, and mumbling various lists of words over and over. Does this child remind you of your own experience? If yes, I bet that "list of ...

Learning a Foreign Language: the Psychological Factor -- Gabrielle Guichard
When it comes about learning a foreign language, many people wonder if they will be able to memorize enough vocabulary. But this question never occurs about their mother tongue. And yet, it was a ...

Tips To Learn English -- George Williams
Do you have any plan to pursue your further education abroad? Will you need English for your career or your education? If so, you may wish to investigate your options for learning, or improving, your ...

Writing Japanese: What is Kanji, Hiragana and Katakana -- Philip Nicosia
The Japanese language is so fascinating. The tonal qualities of the language is quite unique and the inherent politeness of the Japanese people is translated well into its language which is in turns ...

(English) Cornish Never Died -- Ron Tichenor
The subject of dead languages has come up a lot for me lately. In a recent conversation, I mentioned my desire to learn Cornish, a Celtic language closely related to Welsh, and the response I got was ...

English In The New World -- Marquez Comelab
From its early British heritage, the English language has evolved and it will continue to do so as it creeps its way into societies all over the world. The English you know may not be what another ...

A Review of a Mexican Spanish Dictionary - The Dictionary of Chicano Spanish -- Clint Tustison
As every Spanish translator knows, Spanish is a diverse language and can vary among speakers, depending on the region where it is spoken. There are many different regions in the world where Spanish ...

Italian: Speaking the Language of Love -- Philip Nicosia
One of the most romantic languages on earth is Italian. There is indescribable quality to the Italian language that makes it sound so florid and expressive – two qualities that lend itself well to ...

How to Evaluate Foreign Language Courses -- Carol Thompson
The internet is full of a wide variety of Spanish language courses and the decision of which one to purchase can be overwhelming. Do you follow the traditional paths and go with Pimsleur, Berlitz or ...

Seven Free Online Resources for Learning Chinese Faster -- Kah Joon Liow
Are you learning Chinese? Chances are, you've already searched the internet for information that'll help you learn Chinese. And what do you find? Lots of sites offering free information on ...

Authentic VS. Graded Material in Second Languages -- Julio Foppoli
As you all know, the main difference between authentic vs. graded materials is that in the latter, the materials almost always revolve around a particular structure that is presented to the student. ...

Learn Chinese Pronunciation: the 80/20 Guide, Part 1 -- Kah Joon Liow
"I want to learn Chinese but just give me the basics!" That¡¯s what this Chinese pronunciation guide is all about. It¡¯s all that you need to know about the pinyin system of Chinese pronunciation ...

Learning Chinese: Mission Impossible -- Steve Joseph
Trying to learn Chinese can be a difficult task at the best of times. The fact is that it is just one of those languages which is particularly challenging for us Westerners. Chinese has two primary ...

Studying English Online -- David Pierce
Are you looking for ways to enhance your English skills online, but feel overwhelmed by the amount of information available? Are you on a limited budget? Do you need to improve your skills quickly? ...

Learning A Foreign Language: The Ventriloquists' Lesson -- Gabrielle Guichard
From a certain point of view, ventriloquists are poets: what matters is not only what they say, but also the way they say it. To master a foreign language, adopt the ventriloquist's attitude. The ...

Extensive Reading: Tips to Successful Language Learning -- Al Polonski
The time when a person have mastered his native language is both significant and sad. It's sad just because the person has stuck to this language's rules and logic. Hence, it becomes too ...

Trough Reading to Mastering Any Language -- Al Polonski
What do you think about babies and how they learn to speak? Do they know any grammar rule? Do they know any phonetics hint? Surely, they don't. So why do children master such difficult languages ...

Spanish Language School Guide: How to Get Most Spanish Out of Your Dollar -- Gen Takahashi
Congratulations on your decision to study abroad Spanish! Yes, one of the best way to improve your Spanish is to immerse yourself in the environment and live the language. But the other side of the ...

France Travel Coming Up? Two Ways to Brush Up Those French Language Skills -- Walt Ballenberger
Many people with France travel on their agenda would like to brush up on their French language skills before their trip. Make no mistake, learning a foreign language is very difficult. However, if ...

Learn a New Language the easy way -- Eddie Wouldgo
You have always been fascinated with different cultures and their languages, or you are planning a trip to another country and need to learn their language, what ever the reason there are easier ways ...

Learning a Foreign Language: Language Learning Software -- PETE RUMBLES
You know the feeling – you’re visiting somewhere on business or for pleasure, the language being spoken all around you is not your native tongue, and you’re feeling left out, even slightly ...

Ciphering the Tagalog Language -- Ted Wiersma
Learning the Tagalog Language is essential if you plan to communicate in the Philippines. Tagalog is sometimes also called Filipino or the Pilipino Language. So as not to get confused, let me explain ...

Take Away the Internet Language Barrier -- Michelle Howe
Is there a language barrier on your Web site? No, I’m not talking about someone who doesn’t speak English. I’m talking about the actual communication that goes on between your Web site visitor ...

How is learning Chinese writing different from learning a Western language? -- Kah Joon Liow
In the modern Chinese writing system, each character is a form of its own, representing a particular sound and at least one meaning. In other words, each Chinese symbol is a unity of form, sound and ...

Language learning for children -- Frank Middleton
Historically, languages are not well taught. We can see this is true because most adults who have had to study a language or languages when younger have no real competence in them as an adult. Maybe ...

Overcome your fear of speaking foreign languages -- Frank Middleton
Many people hesitate to try and speak in a foreign language . This might be because they don’t want to feel foolish, are worried about how they will sound, are scared of sounding silly and so on. ...

Learning To Speak a Foreign Language -- Zachary Judd
When travelling to foreign lands, it is very important to try and communicate with the locals on their own level as much as possible. This is especially important for extended vacations and off- the- ...

English In The New World -- Marquez Comelab
From its early British heritage, the English language has evolved and it will continue to do so as it creeps its way into societies all over the world. The English you know may not be what another ...

Learning a Foreign Language: Learn from the Blind -- Gabrielle Guichard
In a previous article, you read that to establih your own lists was the best way to learn vocabulary as fast as possible. Let's study what an effective list looks like. Among prejudices about ...

Understanding American Slang for Immigrants -- Gene Smith
I must warn you that I'm not an expert on slang. What I'm going to offer is my best estimate of the meaning to some of the slang that's you may hear daily. If a friend tells you that I ...

Lost in the Translation -- John Dee
I have to write about this one, and I hope I'm right. Right!? The English language is difficult to right. Often times it's difficult to right a wrong. Interesting question; how may rights are ...

How to Take the Labour out of Language Learning -- Anne Taylor
Oh yes, it is possible. Let me show you some of the ways. First of all commit to enjoyment and make the decision that it’s going to be fun. Look for ways of making it pleasurable. Tell people what ...

How to Say " I Love You" in Different Language.... -- DR. MA.LOURDES MACKAY-PALCUTO
Have you been looking for romantic and provocative ways to say “I Love You” to your special partner? There are numerous different and creative ways to say “I Love You,” but have you ever ...

Stages of Second Language Acquisition -- Julio Foppoli
Many students often worry or complain about their inability to produce spoken (and sometimes written) language. They have studied a language for 6 months or even longer and they can produce just a ...

Poker Language: Understanding the Lingo -- John Finney
Although poker is a game and not a culture, it has a language of its own that many people find confusing. And it might be, because this particular language is based on words that have different ...

Master Spanish or Any Other Language in 30 Days or Less! -- Julio Foppoli
As in many aspects in life, Second Language Acquisition is part of a process that may extend for several years. How funny and ludicrous it is to find language courses that offer what we would all ...

Easy Language Learning -- Frank Jones
Is learning a foreign language ever easy? Yes. If you are five and move to another country ... But what about for the rest of us who are no longer five, and need to be polite when travelling for ...

Teaching The Latin Language In High School -- John Davison
Latin was the language of the Roman Empire. All of the Romance languages, including French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian, are directly descended from this native tongue. Our own English language ...

Learn The Korean Language -- John Davison
The Korean language is spoken by more than 70 million people, primarily in North and South Korea. There are a number of native Korean language speakers in several countries, including the United ...

Immerse Yourself in the Japanese Language -- John Davison
Japanese is a language spoken by more than 120 million people worldwide in countries including Japan, Brazil, Guam, Taiwan, and on the American island of Hawaii. Japanese is a language comprised of ...

4 Easy Ways To Learn English -- George Williams
Now, you decide to learn how to speak English. There are many online resources that can help you improve and practice you English. Now if you are like most other ESL students reading this article ...

7 Language Learning Tips -- Ron Tichenor
Learning a foreign language can be a daunting task. But when we break it down, it's really a numbers game. How much time you are putting into it and how many words do you know? In most cases, you ...

Top 10 World Languages and the Internet -- Sramana Mitra
Purnendu Chatterji intrigued me today by saying, that Bengali is the 5th largest spoken language in the world. Well, I looked it up ... 1. Mandarin: 1 Billion+ 2. English: 508 Million 3. Hindi: 497 ...

The Role of Errors in Second Language Learning -- Julio Foppoli
This is the fourth in our series of mini-articles aimed at helping language learners to become aware of their own learning processes and judge what teaching approach works best for themselves. The ...

Practicing English Abroad - Without Having to Pay! -- Hugh O'Connell
Whenever the advantages of earning an advanced degree in an English-speaking country are mentioned, “improving my English skills” and “practicing my English” always rank high among them. But, ...

Reading in Russian: Some Tips to Help You Read Correctly -- Alexandra Gamanenko
When we are learning any foreign language, we are bound to compare it with our mother tongue (let's assume that yours is English). Learning Russian has already brought you pleasant surprises -- ...

Fluency in Spanish in 2 Days or Less -- Frank Jones
Now I've got your attention with my catchy title. I must ask " Did you really believe this was possible? ". Surely not, but maybe you clicked on the link because you want to learn another ...

Learning English In Four Easy Steps -- Travis Waack
So, you want to learn to speak English. That is great. There are a ton of great resources out there that can help including over 49,000 ESL websites. Now if you are like most other ESL students ...

Japanese Verb Myths: Part 1 -- Minna Shiawase
The road to understanding Japanese in littered with lies. These lies aren't intended to harm. The fact is, in the beginning the lies seem natural and helpful. They help make the language ...

Jazz Up Your English with Fresh and Lively Idioms -- Linda Correli
English language is loaded with non-standard phrases, which rooted so deeply in its vocabulary that at times cannot be distinguished from the accepted Standard English terms. On the one hand, they ...

Online Tools Make Translation (Chinese/English) Easier -- Isaac Chu
Today we will introduce several online tools that our team frequent use. These all may help to do translations, especially in Chinese (traditional and simplified) and English. 1. Google ...

Learning the Tagalog Language -- Ted Wiersma
Learning the Tagalog Language is essential if you plan to communicate in the Philippines. Tagalog is sometimes also called Filipino or the Pilipino Language. So as not to get confused, let me explain ...

Learn a Foreign Language Online -- John Davison
Knowing more than one language in today’s world is not so unusual. With cultural barriers coming down, and many people living in and visiting non-native countries, it makes sense to have at least a ...

Learn to Speak the German Language -- John Davison
German is one of the most widely spoken languages worldwide. It is the official language of several countries including Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Belgium. After the English language, it is ...

Learning English -- Hugh O'Connell
Many people consider it one of globalisation’s greatest inequities that English, one of the world’s hardest languages, has become the international one. Few languages of any type have a grammar ...

Learning Spanish: Where to Begin? -- Janelle Romriell
So, you are want to learn Spanish. With all of the different options available, it may seem like a formidable task to determine which learn-Spanish package is right for you. There are dozens of ways ...

The Challenge of Learning the Chinese Language -- John Davison
Chinese is a language, or a group of languages, spoken by 1.3 billion people worldwide. If you believe Chinese to be one language, rather than a grouping, it is the single most commonly spoken ...

Learn to Speak the German Language -- John Davison
German is one of the most widely spoken languages worldwide. It is the official language of several countries including Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Belgium. After the English language, it is ...

Immerse Yourself in the Greek Language and Culture -- John Davison
The Greek language is over 3,500 years old, though it has evolved through the years. Over 15 million people worldwide speak Greek. It is the official language of Greece and Cyprus, and is spoken ...

The Fun of Learning the Hawaiian Language -- John Davison
The Hawaiian language is an Austronesian (or Polynesian) language that is the ancestral tongue of the Hawaiian Islands, which lie in the Pacific Ocean. The Hawaiian language is the official language ...

Learn to Speak Japanese - Basic Conversational Japanese Lessons for Business/Pleasure Applications -- Cameron Switzer
Yokoso! Welcome to my Japanese Lessons. Have you ever watched an old Japanese samurai movie on the late show? Chances are you thought that everyone was always angry at everyone else and spent a lot ...

Free Mandarin Lesson the Testing Issue -- Patrick Sun
Free Mandarin Lesson Testing Issue Notice: The following lesson is a testing issue. A special phonetic method are deployed in the spelling of the Chinese words. You may find each of the words ...

Learning the Arabic Language -- John
The Arabic language is an ancient tongue that dates back to earlier than the 6th century. It is a language steeped in history, and shrouded in mystery. Today, the Arabic language is the 5th most ...

The Challenge Of Learning The Chinese Language -- John Davison
Chinese is a language, or a group of languages, spoken by 1.3 billion people worldwide. If you believe Chinese to be one language, rather than a grouping, it is the single most commonly spoken ...

More on Survival Chinese for English teachers -- Chunping Alex Wu
The following Essential Classroom Commands/Words for ESL Teachers in China are modified according to the previous article called "Survival Chinese". Some of the Chinese words may be spelled the same, ...

Survival Chinese for English teachers -- Jarod Wang , Beijing Pearl Merchant
1. Hua yi ge quan - Make a circle. 2. Hao - Good! 3. Shei-shei - Thank you (corrected from earlier posting). 4. Me-how-maah - Hello. 5. Zhuang - Dirty. 6. Xian - Line (Single words can be used with ...

Kids Can Learn Spanish -- Frank Gerace
Spanish for Kids, Spanish for Children, Teach Kids Spanish- Kids Can Learn Spanish! Spanish for Children- I just got a call from my two year old granddaughter. She wanted to sing "Los Pollitos" to ...

How To Learn Spanish Quickly and Easily -- Mark Eastwood
Spanish is a very useful language to learn as it is the world's second most popular language. Outside of the popular coastal tourist resorts a basic knowledge of Spanish is invaluable. Even in ...

Survival Bangla (Bangladesh) for ESL Teachers -- "Rana" Mohamed Khosrul & Robin Day
Essential classroom commands for ESL teachers in Bangladesh. Bangla is the 3rd largest language in the world, just larger than Spanish, and is spoken in the Bengal area of India as well. In Arab ...

Survival Turkish for ESL Teachers -- Robin Day and Hussain Eser
Survival Turkish for ESL Teachers Posted by Robin Tim Day B.Sc. M.Sc. B.Ed. [email protected] These key expressions were collected thanks to Hussain Eser, a Turkish barber working in Kuwait. He ...

Learn to Speak Basic Chinese (Mandarin) Words and Phrases -- Ken Cheong
The Chinese Language and dialects Each province, each city and even each village speaks their own dialect. There are hundreds of Chinese dialects in China so much so that each dialect speaker is not ...

Survival Farsi (Persian) for ESL Teachers -- Aria
Essential Classroom Commands in Farsi: 1. Beshin - Sit down! 2. Biya - Come here. 3. Be aaraami - Slowly. 4. Nakon - Don't do that! 5. Ba ajaleh - Hurry! 6. Saket baash - Be quiet! 7. Movaazeb ...

Survival Arabic for ESL Teachers -- Loreto O. Bagio, BS Electronics and Communications Engineer/Notes added by Robin Day
There are many differences in vocabulary, dialect and accent in the Arabic speaking countries. Egyptian Arabic evolved after conquest and still retains many many words dating back to pre-Islamic ...

Survival Italian for ESL Teachers -- Laura Trevisan, English Translator
Essential Classroom Commands/Words for ESL Teachers in Italy I must first explain that in the Italian language the words change when commands are directed to one person or to more than one. 1. ...

Survival Japanese for ESL Teachers -- Loreto O. Bagio, BS Electronics/Comm Engineer. Addendum by Marty Mette of Marty Eikaiwa
By: Loreto O. Bagio, BS Electronics and Communications Engineer, [email protected] Essential Classroom Commands in Japanese: 1. Kekko (desu) - (It is) Good. 2. Dame (desu) - No (don't do ...

English Words Used in the Korean Language -- Robin Tim Day, B.Sc. M.Sc. B.Ed.
An ESL lesson (8+ years but can adjust to all ages). I have been collecting words (see list below) that Koreans have adopted from other languages. It is sort of a mini-vocabulary within their own ...

Survival Korean for ESL Teachers -- Robin Tim Day, B.Sc. M.Sc. B.Ed.
Essential Classroom Commands/Words for ESL Teachers in Korea Students are motivated by fun and it is the most important ingredient in a successful class. These expressions will help a new teacher a ...

Survival Indonesian for ESL Teachers -- Ryan Pickard, with notes from Iman Wicaksono
(Ryan's email: [email protected]) Here is my list of words and cultural notes for Bahasa Indonesia: c = ch as in cheese a = a as in car, far u = oo as in book, or sometimes as in food r ...

Survival Spanish for ESL Teachers -- Maria del Carmen Alle's Perez
1. Sientate (singular) / Sientense (plural), por favor – Sit down, please 2. Ven aqui (sing.) / Vengan aqui (pl.) – Come here 3. Despacio – Slowly 4. Basta ya! (sing.) / Dejarlo ya! (pl.) - ...

More on Survival Chinese language -- Chunping Alex Wu
The following Essential Classroom Commands/Words for ESL Teachers in China are modified according to the previous article called "Survival Chinese". Some of the Chinese words may be spelled the same, ...

Learn To Talk Filipino (lesson) -- VMT Singuillo
Are you travelling to Asia? If you are travelling to the Philippines in particular, would you like to learn some basic spoken Filipino? Here is just a little information about the form of ...

Ways to Say I Love You in Another Language -- Garry Gamber
Have you been looking for romantic and provocative ways to say “I Love You” to your special partner? There are numerous different and creative ways to say “I Love You,” but have you ever ...

Japlish and ESL -- Robin Tim Day and Bryony Keleher
An ESL lesson: Japlish and ESL plus International Japanese Words Japlish is like Konglish (Korean English). People are very interested in the distorted or hybrid English words for different reasons ...
Karaoke -- S. Perry
A small correction regarding the word "karaoke" (ka-ra-or-ke). The "kara" part is Japanese for "empty", therefore karaoke becomes "empty orchestra" i.e: an "orchestra with no vocal section".
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