Spanish Vocabulary: Having a Formal Conversation

… Identify Spanish Vocabulary: Having a Formal Conversation el vocabulario español: tener una conversación formal Basic elements of formal conversations. Demonstrate a respectful tone. … Study Señor (Sr.) : Mr. / sir ¡Buenos días, señor! Good morning, sir! Señora (Sra.) : Mrs. / madam / ma’am ¡Buenas noches, señora! Good evening, ma’am! Señorita (Srta.) : […]

Spanish Vocabulary: Having an Informal Conversation

… Identify Spanish Vocabulary: Having an Informal Conversation el vocabulario: tener una conversación informal Basic elements of informal conversations. Demonstrate a causal tone. … Study Hola : Hi ¡Hola, compañero! Hi, buddy! Buenos días : Good morning ¡Buenos días, todos! Good morning, everybody! Buenas tardes : Good afternoon ¡Buenas tardes, amigos! Good afternoon, friends! Buenas […]

Spanish Vocabulary: Getting Started – Basic Expressions

… Identify Spanish Vocabulary: Getting Started – Basic Expressions el vocabulario español: antes de comenzar – expresiones básicas Common expressions to use in everyday situations. Participate in basic conversations. … Study Sí : Yes Sí, por favor. Yes, please. No : No No, gracias. No, thank you. Por favor : Please Hable más alto, por […]

French Reading Selections: Rabelais – Gargantua: Comment Gargantua paya sa bienvenue es Parisiens …

… Take the time to review the following LEAF French Grammar lessons before reading the literary selection for this Module, in order to help you better understand the selection: LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Regular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Irregular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Past Anterior … Rabelais Gargantua: Comment Gargantua […]

French Reading Selections: Voltaire – Candide, ou l’Optimisme (Chapitre 1)

… Take the time to review the following LEAF French Grammar lessons before reading the literary selection for this Module, in order to help you better understand the selection: LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Regular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Irregular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Past Anterior … Voltaire Candide, ou l’Optimisme […]

French Reading Selections: Mme de Sévigné – 25. Lettre à sa fille Mme de Grignon

… Take the time to review the following LEAF French Grammar lessons before reading the literary selection for this Module, in order to help you better understand the selection: LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Regular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Irregular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Past Anterior … Mme de Sévigné 25. […]

French Reading Tasks: Marie de France – Le Lai de Laüstic

… Take the time to review the following LEAF French Grammar lessons before reading the literary selection for this Module, in order to help you better understand the selection: LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Regular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Irregular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Past Anterior … Marie de France Le […]

Folium: Why "Mom" and "Dad" Sound So Similar in So Many Languages? via The Atlantic

Folium: Why “Mom” and “Dad” Sound So Similar in So Many Languages? via The Atlantic

… Connect Folium: Why “Mom” and “Dad” Sound So Similar in So Many Languages? via The Atlantic … Have you ever called your mom, mom? Or your dad, dad? Probably. So do people in other countries; imagine that! We might call our parents mom or dad slightly differently, after all, there is a language barrier. […]

Folium: 10 Things That Will Ruin the English Language via io9

Folium: 10 Things That Will Ruin the English Language via io9

… Connect 10 Things That Will Ruin the English Language via io9 … Mom was strict about the use of language. She constantly corrected us whenever what she considered misuse of the language crept into the vernacular. She hated slang.  I had a good friend in high school in the 1950’s. He was a cool cat. […]

Folium: How to Prepare to Study Abroad via Lifehacker.com

Folium: How to Prepare to Study Abroad via Lifehacker.com

Folium: How to Prepare to Study Abroad via Lifehacker.com … Have you ever had any interest in taking a little trip? Maybe outside of your home country? Perhaps studying abroad? Well, if you do you not only have to research it but you also have to start planning eventually. Yes, you might just be getting […]

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