Language Similarities: Just How Close are English and French?

What are the language similarities between English and French? There are many similar languages and if you are a student of English or French you may have noticed some commonalities here and there.  Their origins are not the same and yet they seem to have many aspects in common.  What … [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...]

Mezzofanti Guild Review of Our Apps

We are excited to be cited as the best language learning app by The Mezzofanti Guild! This site is run by Polyglot, Donovan Nagel, whose created a fantastic site for language learning and proven strategies to learn languages. Nagel included us in his language learning resources for French, Italian, … [Read more...]

The character of languages (and their speakers)

A very interesting characteristics about languages is how they sound. You can say something about how a language sounds even if you don’t speak it. Not only this, but you can also tell how this language makes you feel and make assumptions on the person speaking the language. This leads to us to … [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...]

Interview of Kyaw, a MosaLingua superuser from Myanmar

A little while ago, we received a message from a user who was eager to know what other languages would be soon available at MosaLingua. After we exchanged a few lines with him, we found out he was from Myanmar and a huge fan of MosaLingua. However, it was when he thanked us for making it possible … [Read more...]

10 French Idioms Essential for Boosting your Speaking Skills

This is a guest post written by Benjamin Houy from French TogetherHave you ever read sentences you couldn’t understand despite knowing all the words? These sentences probably contained french idioms, and today I’d like to show you how to use 10 essential idioms. 1. En avoir marre J'en ai marre … [Read more...]

5 Useful French Phrases to Expand Your Conversations

As I mentioned in my post on slang expressions in French, I wanted to create a new article on more standard speech and the most useful French phrases, period. But instead of going over one-size-fits-all sentences or simple travel phrases, this article will help you explain yourself further and … [Read more...]

The Seven Best TV Shows to Learn French

Why Should You Learn French by Watch French TV Shows? A really fun way to learn French without even realizing you're learning it is through watching French TV shows. For all of you studying French, or for those of you looking to enjoy learning, we've gone over some of the best TV shows to learn … [Read more...]