Society & Culture  & Entertainment: How to Translate German Web Pages

How to Translate German Web Pages

The Internet has opened up a world of information. No longer are speakers of one language limited to texts available in their own tongue. English speakers can now read German newspapers, magazines and blogs with the help of online translators. Web tools and websites will translate whole articles, or

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: lâcher

lâcher

What does the French word lâcher mean? How is it pronounced and used?

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: What Does the Ace of Cups Mean?

What Does the Ace of Cups Mean?

In Tarot, the Ace of Cups is a complex and mystical card. It is the Holy Grail, the mystery of the Divine Feminine, the cup of love, life and imagination. It's drawn as a golden cup from which water pours as a dove delivers a cross.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: William Hazlitt's Classic Essay on Corporations

William Hazlitt's Classic Essay on Corporations

In this essay, originally published in 1821, William Hazlitt takes a skeptical view of large corporations. Consider, in particular, his description of the damaging effects of corporate life on the individual.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Buying French Supplies

Buying French Supplies

Tips to help you find your "must have" French supplies at the best possible prices.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: China Mission Trips

China Mission Trips

China welcomes English teachers.the great wall of china image by Horticulture from Fotolia.comChina is the most populous nation in the world with just over 1.3 billion people distributed over an area slightly larger than the United States. It is also one of the oldest civilizations in the...

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Child Care Vocabulary List

Child Care Vocabulary List

Learn the Mandarin Chinese names for common items related to child care. This child care vocabulary list has animated Chinese characters showing the stroke order of each character, and audio files for pronunciation and listening practice.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: What Is Colloquial Language?

What Is Colloquial Language?

Colloquial is the characteristic style of writing that seeks the effect of informal spoken language as distinct from formal or literary English.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Today in Francophone History

Today in Francophone History

Learn about important dates in French and francophone history: famous birthdays, holidays and celebrations, and other milestones.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Countries That Speak English As a Primary Languge

Countries That Speak English As a Primary Languge

English is spoken by as much as 20 percent of the world's population, and it is the primary language of at least one nation on every continent. Whether through colonization, imperialism or pragmatism, English has spread across the globe and become one of the most widespread and influential language