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  • Adverbs are confusing to both native and native speakers of English alike—once mastered, one can really harness the full beauty of the language.

    Different Kinds of Adverbs

    Different Kinds of Adverbs

    by Rhonda Malomet5

  • Learning French is easy if you know where to find the right sources and the best teachers. There are many websites offering outstanding learning material but there are also many e-learning companies that provide French lessons with a native French teacher.

    How to Become Fluent in French

    How to Become Fluent in French

    by Jennifer Madison6

  • Spanish Lesson Thirty: Writing About Yourself. This lesson concentrates on writing a paragraph describing what kind of person you are, where you're from, where you've been, and what you want to become when you grow older. It's useful for everyone! Take a look...

    Spanish Lesson Thirty: How to Write About Yourself

    Spanish Lesson Thirty: How to Write About Yourself

    by A.E. Williams1

  • Modern foreign teaching methods are easier to understand and develop if you are well acquainted with the foreign teaching methods used in the past (most of them are still used today in some form and integrated into new teachings).

    ESL Methods—English Language Teaching

    ESL Methods—English Language Teaching

    by Jasmine37

  • Everyone reads Regency era novels for the sex and violence, but the slang isn't so bad either! Let's bring back some of the classics, eh wot?

    Regency Era Slang - Eh Wot?

    Regency Era Slang - Eh Wot?

    by Simone Haruko Smith35

  • When wanting to talk about playing an instrument or sport, there's a way of going about doing so. I hope this helps clear things up and helps you along the wonderful journey of learning French!

    Playing Instruments and Sports in French

    Playing Instruments and Sports in French

    by Zoe S0

  • I don't know about you, but I'm completely obsessed with finding out where words come from. The study of word origin is known as 'etymology.'

    10 Words With Interesting Etymologies

    10 Words With Interesting Etymologies

    by ben nu4

  • The differences between British and American English are reflected primarily in the use of vocabulary, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. This hub relates experience with Brits and British English.

    Differences Between British and American English

    Differences Between British and American English

    by Paul Richard Kuehn127

  • Simple, free German essays, ready to use straight away. Based upon my experience working at schools in the UK, this article covers the popular topic of writing about your house.

    Free German Essay on My House: Mein Haus

    Free German Essay on My House: Mein Haus

    by bongawonga11

  • What is the best way to become perfectly fluent in a foreign language? Many recommend complete and total immersion, but others are concerned about reducing anxiety in students and providing only a positive experience. However, in order to become a fluent speaker, one has to internalize the language and change one's thinking, something that very few people want to do.

    How to Learn a Foreign Language: Issues in Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy

    How to Learn a Foreign Language: Issues in Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy

    by Aya Katz26

  • We all know that love reaches beyond language barriers and continents, but it certainly doesn't hurt to to teach yourself a phrase or two to impress the Filipino or Filipina in your life.

    Filipino Words and Expressions of Love

    Filipino Words and Expressions of Love

    by kerlynb21

  • If love is the universal language and "I love you" is the most important thing to say, how will you tell the world how you feel? Here are more than 165 ways to say "I love you" in different languages.

    How to Say

    How to Say "I Love You" in 165+ Languages

    by Daisy Mariposa302

  • How do you say "love" in Hebrew. Besides the obvious, there are many different ways to say love!

    How to Say "Love" in Hebrew

    How to Say "Love" in Hebrew

    by Randi Benlulu30

  • A new series of essays to support you with your homework at school. They are based on my experience working at schools in the UK. Part 1 covers the popular topic of describing your own family.

    Free German Essays on Family: Meine Familie

    Free German Essays on Family: Meine Familie

    by bongawonga26

  • At some point in your life ... you did know the difference. ThePioneerWoman.com Let me begin this hub by stating a fact ... I am not an english major or an expert on the language. Let me also state another fact ... you don't have to be an expert to...

    You're VS. Your : Same Sound.  Different Meaning

    You're VS. Your : Same Sound. Different Meaning

    by Fortadam5

  • It was in 4th millennium BC that the writing system appeared for the first time in the Indus River Valley civilization in India, but it disappeared in 3rd millennium B.C and reappeared in 500 BC.

    Tankari- An Offshoot of Sharda Script

    Tankari- An Offshoot of Sharda Script

    by Sanjay Sharma0

  • Japanese phrases that are used everyday and will help fill in those gaps in conversation and build fluency. All phrases shown have audio examples added for pronunciation.

    Fluency-Building Phrases in Japanese

    Fluency-Building Phrases in Japanese

    by Akbok8

  • Something that never fails to be a challenge when learning a language are these untranslatable Filipino words. These are six of the most used Filipino words that can't be translated.

    6 Untranslatable Tagalog Words Explained

    6 Untranslatable Tagalog Words Explained

    by precy anza3

  • This article contains 50 idioms related to cats. We use idioms in everyday speech, but I had no idea that so many include a reference to cats. How many do you recognize?

    50 Cat Idioms and Phrases

    50 Cat Idioms and Phrases

    by Ben Reed5

  • Index finger points starting at the ear and ending at the mouth or vice versa. Index finger is held sideways in front of the mouth and does a circular motion. Index finger points inward at the chest. Open palm faces the chest. Index finger...

    American Sign Language:ASL Beginning and Basic Words 1

    American Sign Language:ASL Beginning and Basic Words 1

    by thelurkingmerchan2

  • Delight in knowing what a word means, even or especially a foreign one? Want to broaden your understanding? Then read this article to learn some useful foreign words and phrases.

    Quiz: 30 Sensational Foreign Words and Phrases

    Quiz: 30 Sensational Foreign Words and Phrases

    by Richard Green8

  • The Philippines, like other Asian countries, show their respect to the elder population by gestures and by the words they use before the person's name. Learn other ways language reflect respect.

    Filipino Culture: Showing Respect to Elders

    Filipino Culture: Showing Respect to Elders

    by precy anza10

  • I've read about the supposed difficulty of many languages. Some I don't know at all (like Chinese or Arabic, which I'd imagine are difficult), but I did have the opportunity to learn one of the hardest, and supposedly the most grammatically-complex...

    Most Difficult Languages - Polish

    Most Difficult Languages - Polish

    by Jason Menayan467

  • Do you want to surprise someone special with romantic Romanian phrases? Many of those who want to learn to speak Romanian are doing this because they are in love with a Romanian.

    Romantic Romanian Phrases

    Romantic Romanian Phrases

    by vagabondista49

  • With self-confidence, motivation to communicate, and constant practice, people can become successful in learning a second language. This hub suggests ten characteristics of the good language learner.

    Ten Characteristics of the Good Language Learner

    Ten Characteristics of the Good Language Learner

    by Paul Richard Kuehn26

  • Chinese culture is full of symbolisms derived from amalgamations of Chinese characters or folkloric worship. Here are 9 Chinese Symbols you are likely to come across during your China vacation.

    9 Chinese Symbols to Know for Your China Vacation

    9 Chinese Symbols to Know for Your China Vacation

    by Kuan Leong Yong0

  • A new series of essays to support you with your German homework at school. They are based upon my experience working at schools in the UK. Part 2 covers the popular topic of writing about your hobby.

    Free German Essay on Hobbies for GCSE—High School

    Free German Essay on Hobbies for GCSE—High School

    by bongawonga10

  • Reasons students should consider majoring in Spanish including what you can do with a Spanish major and how you can leverage your degree in your future career after graduation.

    Majoring in Spanish will Help Your Future Career

    Majoring in Spanish will Help Your Future Career

    by WheelerWife13

  • Different example texts in German of about 200 words you can use straight away and for free. With English translations to help you understand, and some handy vocabulary lists to save you some time!

    Free German Essay on My Holidays: Meine Ferien

    Free German Essay on My Holidays: Meine Ferien

    by bongawonga9

  • The distribution of Wolof and French in written form in Dakar helps one understand the dynamics of the two languages in Senegal.

    Written French and Wolof in Dakar

    Written French and Wolof in Dakar

    by Ryan Thomas0

  • Gĩkũyũ is written with seven vowels. Two of the additional vowels are i-tilde (ĩ) and u-tilde (ũ). These are: a (low /central), e (ɛ Mid-low/Front), i (high/front), ĩ (e Mid-high/Front), o (ɔ Mid-low /Back), u (High/Back), ũ (o Mid-high/Back). Kikuyu and Italian seem to share the same vowels - /a/, /e/, /ɛ/, /i/, /o/, /ɔ/, /u/

    Kikuyu Language Online: Phonology

    Kikuyu Language Online: Phonology

    by Emmanuel Kariuki11

  • When do you use "I" or "me"? If you've ever met "Jimmy," you'll be begging to use personal pronouns just so you won't have to hear Jimmy talk about himself in the third person all the time. But before you gang up on Jimmy, find out when you're supposed to use "I" or "me" in a given statement.

    When To Use "I" or "Me" - Put the Right Word In

    When To Use "I" or "Me" - Put the Right Word In

    by Cynthia Calhoun57

  • A guide on what phrases constitute "swear words" in Japanese, and when and how to use them.

    Japanese Insults (1 of 2)

    Japanese Insults (1 of 2)

    by Akbok5

  • English teacher and author J. J. Murray examines, defines, deciphers, and illuminates 100 English words and phrases that have plagued writers for centuries—a must-read and ready reference for writers (and students) of all ages.

    Rules of Usage for 100 English Words and Phrases

    Rules of Usage for 100 English Words and Phrases

    by JJ Murray20

  • Within the French language, there is really only one true irregular verb ending in -er! That verb is 'aller' - to go. It has its own unique set of endings for the different tenses. All the other -ER verbs have slight variations of the standard...

    Irregular French Verbs: -ELER, -ETER and -E_ER Verbs

    Irregular French Verbs: -ELER, -ETER and -E_ER Verbs

    by DK0

  • Mrs. Twitches explains the rules for using WHICH and THAT. You might find yourself scratching your head at her rhymes and uncommon explanations for which and that and their respective clauses. But, you'll also find out if she gets hitched with Mr. Glitches.

    Which Or That: Grammar Errors

    Which Or That: Grammar Errors

    by Cynthia Calhoun241

  • There are actually a number of ways Happy Birthday can be said in Japanese. The easiest way would be to use the Japanese phonetic alphabet which is called Katakana

    Happy Birthday in Japanese Characters

    Happy Birthday in Japanese Characters

    by Hezekiah4

  • For the majority of learners, the subjunctive is the most difficult aspect of Spanish grammar to master. Here is a comprehensive guide of the Spanish subjunctive that will aid your studies.

    The Spanish Subjunctive Explained

    The Spanish Subjunctive Explained

    by Virginia Matteo0

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