Learn Spanish Online - How You Should Choose One?

This article discusses the keys to finding a great online Spanish course. It focuses on the characteristics that you should look for when you are trying to find a great resource to learn Spanish.

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Gap Year in Italy, the ideal program to study abroad in Italy

Scuola Leonardo da Vinci announces the new programs for the year 2006: the Academic School Year in Italy. The “Academic School Year” or “Gap Year”, in Italy, is an Italian language course, intended for beginner and elementary students, which lasts for 32 weeks and leads to the internationally-recognized AIL (Accademia Italiana di Lingua) diplomas (DILI-Intermediate and DALI-Advanced).

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How to Choose Exactly the RIGHT Foreign Word

English has many words with more than one meaning - for example: 'can' - to be able to; tin receptacle. Many foreign language words also have multiple definitions. How can you ensure that you choose the correct one? Mistakes can be embarrassing!

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Why Should People Learn Spanish?

I remember the first time I visited Mexico. It is a beautiful country. I was young so naturally, I went with my parents. None of us could speak more than a few words of Spanish. We had a vague idea of how the Mexican currency worked, but we were clueless when it came to how much to pay people at restaurants and the shops. Let’s just say it was an interesting experience (and I’m sure we were overcharged a number of times).

Oftentimes, it’s when you have to go without it th...

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A Latin Dictionary Saved My Life

In many ways, I have never been much of a student, especially if you are talking about being a student within the confines of a classroom. I've always loved learning, don't get me wrong, but get me inside a classroom for months on end and there is little that can be done to keep me interested in even the most fascinating subjects. I have no real idea how I managed to make it through four years of college. My Latin class in particular almost had the power to ruin my college ca...

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Teach English in Japan

Basic information on how to get started teaching English in Japan. Learn what to expect in terms of salary, benefits, working hours and housing. Names of major schools that do the hiring and what's required to get hired.

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Italian Translation Into English Of The Seasons

I have a great love for all things Italian. I work in a translation agency dealing with Italian English language combination projects, I am getting fat on Italian food and I am even marrying a fantastic Italian girl, who is also a translator.

So I hope to bring to you in this article not only an Italian English translation of the text. But also, a feel of the Italian culture and way of life.

Italian Names for the Seasons - la primavera, l’estate, l’autunno, l’inverno
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Your Children Know More Latin Than You

The beautiful language of Latin has been undergoing an incredible revival of interest lately. Why has this formerly moldy language acquired a new luster?

What constitutes a "revival of interest"?

Last year 148,000 students applied to take the National Latin Exam, according to their website (www.nle.org). In North Carolina there was a 156% increase in the number of students taking the exam, in Nevada an 84% increase. You didn't even know there was a National Latin Exam, ...

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Fundamental Principles Of Language Part III

The occasion of all their difficulty originated in an attempt to nvestigate the faculties of the mind without any means of getting at it. They did not content themselves with an adoption of the principles which lay at the foundation of all true philosophy, viz., that the facts to be accounted for, do exist; that truth is eternal, and we are to become acquainted with it by the means employed for its development.

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Get Published: New Guide Gives Advice From the Pros

Have you ever wanted to write a book? Whether you have a great idea for a cookbook, a science-fiction novel or children's story, transforming it into reality requires a lot of discipline and some good insider advice.

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