How to Find Conversation Partners? The Best Language Exchange Sites

Finding conversation partners is one of the most effective ways to practice a language for free to improve your language skills. Indeed, the biggest problem for those learning a language at school or who are self-taught is how to practice it and speak it orally. It is indeed not easy to practice … [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...]

Five Video Games to Practice a Language

Not all of us have the time or the means to fully immerse ourselves in another language by going abroad. But we can at least do it virtually for an hour or so at a time. While we've touched on learning a language through movies and even online chatting, the more imaginative of us can take their … [Read more...]

Top Five TOEFL Listening Tips

Naturally, in order to get the best TOEFL score you can, it’s important that you follow the best strategies. This is as true on the listening section as it is on the others. Listening can be especially difficult because it’s not just a test of your English skills—it’s also a test of your TOEFL … [Read more...]

The Seven Golden Rules of Studying with a Language Partner

Casual practice with a native speaker has had a profound effect on the progress I've made in Spanish. For years now I've perfected it by studying with a language partner. When I first started, I remember putting up ads to find native speakers in my city, and then Skype came out, and finally … [Read more...]

How to Meet Native Speakers in Your City for Practice

When you're studying a foreign language, you must speak the language if you want to improve, but some people find it difficult to find somebody to practice with. In the end, this can lead to discouragement, and some may decide to give up the idea altogether.(Photo Credit (DC): Drapeaux … [Read more...]

10 English Slang Expressions to Sound Like a Native Speaker

We share with you our infographic about English slang expressions to sound like a native speaker.  ¡Practice the expressions and share the infographic!   (Click infographic to enlarge)    Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to with … [Read more...]

The Seven Best TV Shows to Learn French

Why Should You Learn French by Watching 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 French TV … [Read more...]

The Best Free Resources to Practice French

If you're currently learning French and are looking for resources to improve your writing, vocabulary and comprehension, or if you are simply looking to entertain yourself, this article itself will be a great resource for you. Below, you'll find our list of the best free resources to learn and … [Read more...]

Best French Podcasts to Learn French

Whether you're at work or home eating dinner, you can work on your French by listening to some of the best French podcasts available. Audio can be hard since you don't have facial expressions, body language, or text in front of you to use as context clues. But they are doable. If you consistently … [Read more...]