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...]

10 Essential French Slang Expressions

When I first started learning French, I remember being so confident in my abilities after learning every last conjugation. However, once I actually met a native speaker who was the same age as me, I felt like I had learned nothing. It was even worse trying to watch movies. I could hardly understand … [Read more...]

The Best Podcasts for Learning Italian

A wonderful way to learn foreign languages, as we've pointed out in other posts, is listening to podcasts in the language you're studying. Luckily, if you're learning Italian, there are numerous podcasts you can discover online. To help out, we've dug up some great websites for you. We hope you find … [Read more...]

The Spaced Repetition System (SRS): Memorization for Life

The initial research on spaced repetition dates back to the 19th century. The German psychologist, Hermann Ebbinghaus, created a long list of nonsense syllables (e.g. daus, dor, gim, ke4k ...) and memorized them over the course of 1 year, keeping a record of his progress and using various learning … [Read more...]