French Phrases: Which to Learn and Which to Forget

We all have memories of our high school foreign language classes and the expressions that our teacher taught us are indispensable if we ever plan to travel. But those of us who have been fortunate enough to do so have probably gotten at least one strange look when testing out these expressions on … [Read more...]

French Children’s Books for the Whole Family

Reading is one of the fundamental skills for learning a foreign language. And French children's books are a great place to start when teaching your kids, or learning as a family. We explain why kids books are so helpful, and suggest a few of our favorites to get you started. Bonne lecture! French … [Read more...]

The Top 10 French Slang Words You Have to Know Before Going to France

To Celebrate French Week, we Have a Surprise For You! This week is French Week and so to celebrate not only are we reviving this article, but we've decided to present you with a very special surprise! Between March 18 and 21st, we'll be offering our premium French Apps FOR FREE on the iTunes store! … [Read more...]

The 5 Best YouTube Channels to Learn French

There are many tools for learning French, among these are YouTube channels. Using YouTube channels to learn French is a new way of approaching language learning. After having published our selection of YouTube channels to learn English, Italian and Portuguese, here are the 5 Best YouTube channels to … [Read more...]

Olympics 2016: 10 Facts You Need to Know About the Olympics

The Olympic games are fast approaching! As the biggest sporting event in the entire world, billions of people will tune in to watch their home country compete in Brazil. Whether you're lucky enough to be able to go see the games live starting on August 5th or you'll be watching them from the comfort … [Read more...]

Survival Guide for the Olympic Games

The 2016 Summer Olympics will be held in Rio de Janeiro. It will be the 28th edition, as the first Olympics were organized in 1896.  This year's Olympics have many firsts. They will be the first Olympic Games in history to be held in South America. Additionally, despite being the summer games, the … [Read more...]

The top 17 destinations in the world for a linguistic trip

Living in a country for a few days, weeks or months... sounds like a nice way of studying a language, doesn't it? Yeah, but if planning a linguistic trip doesn't sound too bad (on the contrary), choosing the ideal destination can be a bit more complicated. After all, we do have a wide range of … [Read more...]

All set for Euro 2016? So are we!

A few days until the kick off for Euro 2016 in France! Supporters from many European countries will be gathering for the celebration, filling French towns in order to encourage their national teams. For all those who are passionate for foreign languages, this will be a great occasion to practice … [Read more...]

Learn a New Language to Prepare Yourself For a Humanitarian Mission Abroad

Helping others, working while being immersed in another culture for the purpose of learning, personal development, exchanging, discovering, sharing your knowledge...Many are the reasons that motivate young people to seek humanitarian jobs and volunteer with humanitarian missions abroad. And, … [Read more...]

Easter Traditions in different countries and languages

There are many customs and Easter traditions celebrated around the world. Some customs are similar to each other while some differ greatly. However and wherever you celebrate, Easter traditions are all meant in good fun. Keep reading to learn how people coming from different parts of the world … [Read more...]