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Portuguese Language

Portuguese Problems

December 10, 2014

Portuguese and Spanish are very closely-related languages. Already knowing one of them makes learning the other considerably easier. Many aspects of Spanish that we talked about in the “Spanish-English Differences” …

Differences between Spanish and English

November 12, 2014

Many English speakers believe that Spanish is a relatively easy second language to learn. This is a natural assumption, as the languages do have much in common. Spanish and English …

Cognates and False Friends

November 12, 2014

Cognates Cognates are words that share a common etymological origin. They can occur both within and across languages. Cognates are very helpful when learning a foreign language whose linguistic background …

French Faux Pas

November 7, 2014

Today we’ll touch on various aspects of the French language that native English speakers tend to struggle with. French, like Spanish, shares the same writing style and nearly the same …