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Are you a beginner Japanese learner looking to improve your foreign language skills? This lesson will help you understand the sounds of Japanese letters. Using the Roman alphabet, you’ll learn how to combine vowels and consonants to make the basic sounds of Japanese words. Dive into this lesson and go step-by-step in building your understanding of the phonetic translation and pronunciation rules of Japanese. Soon, you'll be on your way to speaking this rich language.
He speaks Spanish, she speaks Spanish … we all speak Spanish! In this lesson from Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids, follow along with Eli as he takes his friend Gracie on a tour of La Pequeña Casa Mágica! You’ll learn how to talk about people and things using pronouns (e.g. he, she, you) and and words like "this" and "that" - from colorful demonstrations and graphics. You’ll also learn how to talk about your friends, brothers, and sisters. Perfect for kids (and kids at heart)!
What’s your name? Want to be able tell us in Spanish? In this scene, Eli invites Gracie into his Pequeña Casa Mágica and introduces her to his mother and dogs. With the help of fun graphics and quizzes, you’ll memorize important phrases like "¿Cómo te llamas?"; review possessives like “mi,” “tu,” “mis,” and “tus”; and learn a couple more common vocabulary words.
This introductory language lesson will teach you how to count in Japanese. You’ll begin by learning single digits and work your way up to complex numbers! Knowing how to pronounce numbers in a foreign language is a useful skill when traveling or communicating with a native speaker. Follow along and you’ll learn the special pronunciation rules and exceptions, and how to use commas to break apart and write large numbers.
Explore Spanish inside and out with Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids! In this lesson, follow Eli and Gracie as they meet up with Andy and ask him about what he likes. You’ll learn how to say, “inside” and “outside” and memorize some basic verbs like “to have” and “to want.” Finally, test your skills with a rapid review of everything you’ve learned in the past three lessons.
People from all over the world enjoy learning how to speak French with Alexa's popular French lessons. They’re fun, friendly and stress-free! This lesson is the last in a series entitled “French Essentials - Volume 1” that will help you learn French at a steady and enjoyable pace. This lesson covers the auxiliary verbs "avoir" (to have") and être (to be) which are crucial when it comes to using the past tense in French. Alexa’s “French Essentials” will lay solid foundations for future learning.
Special occasions call for special words! Learn the holidays and seasons in German, including Easter, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and your birthday. Also find out how to say the days of the week and the months of the year. You’ll be able to tell people when your birthday is—and hopefully score some German chocolate cake!
Breakfast is almost over and the boys are ready to start their day. Review the Spanish words and phrases you’ve already learned and pick up a few new ones along the way with this scene from Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids. Simple graphics, demonstrations, and quizzes will help you memorize everything in minutes. Perfect for kids (and kids at heart)!
“Je t’aime” is French for “I love you.” Learn how to conjugate the useful and romantic verb “aimer,” which means “to like/to love.” Find out how to pronounce phrases that require special “liaisons,” and how to say that you like something. For relationships that are only beginning to flourish, learn how to say, “I like you well” as opposed to the more emotional “Je t’aime.”
Have you ever felt lost when someone is speaking German to you? Learn how to say helpful phrases like “Could you speak more slowly?” and “I don’t understand.” It’s perfectly normal to have a hard time understanding a native speaker, but these phrases will help you bridge the language gap and get ready for your next trip to Germany!
People from all over the world enjoy learning how to speak French with Alexa's popular French lessons. They’re fun, friendly and stress-free! This lesson is the eighth in a series entitled “French Essentials - Volume 1” that will help you learn French at a steady and enjoyable pace. This lesson covers the indefinite article in French - the two different ways French speakers say "a" (un & une) and the plural form 'des'. Alexa’s “French Essentials” will lay solid foundations for future learning.
People from all over the world enjoy learning how to speak French with Alexa's popular French lessons. They’re fun, friendly and stress-free! This lesson is the ninth in a series entitled “French Essentials - Volume 1” that will help you learn French at a steady and enjoyable pace. This lesson covers French subject pronouns (je, tu, il, elle, on, nous, vous, ils, elles) which will help you conjugate French verbs. Alexa’s “French Essentials” will lay solid foundations for future learning.
Learning Spanish can be a blast when it’s taught by kids! In this scene, Eli comes downstairs for breakfast only to find that his brothers Parker and Andy are missing! Where could they be? And will they make it in time for breakfast? Learn some of the most common Spanish words and phrases in this fun and interactive scene about breakfast, or “desayuno.”
What is that funny symbol in the French word “la forêt”? How do you pronounce it? Watch this lesson to learn all about the kinds of accents you’ll find in French. Focusing on the letter “e,” this lesson introduces you to “l’accent aigu,” “l’accent grave,” and “l’accent circonflexe.” Learn how the sound of the vowel differs based on the accent used. Impress your Francophile friends by pronouncing French words like a pro!
Some people like sports, some people like reading books. What do you like? In this lesson from Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids, follow along with Eli, Andy, Parker as they talk about their hobbies in Spanish. With the help of fun graphics and examples, you’ll learn how to talk about a few of your own favorite things and pick up a few new words and phrases along the way! Perfect for kids (and kids at heart)!
You’ve already learned how to ask questions using “qu’est-ce que…” in French; now learn how to use “oú” to ask where something or someone is. Using common question-and-answer scenarios regarding a variety of places (the kitchen, the office, the movie theater, and more), Learn French Now! makes it easy to start incorporating “oú” into your vocabulary immediately.
In French, a banana is “une banane.” What if you have two? This lesson will take you through the basics of pluralizing French articles and nouns. Learn if the masculine and feminine articles affect the plural forms, and what to do with the indefinite “un/une” vs. the definite “le/la.” You’ll soon be able to talk about “more than one” in this romantic and charming language!
To be or not to be? In French, “to be” is “être”—one of the most common and useful words to learn. Find out how to conjugate this verb as well as how to make full sentences with it. Did you know that adjectives change their spelling depending on if they’re describing a man or a woman? You would use “grande” to say that a woman is tall, but “grand” to say that a man is tall. Learn these and other tricks to help you learn this romantic and charming language!
Parlez-vous français? Parler, or ‘to talk’, is one of the most important verbs in French; luckily, it’s relatively easy to conjugate and use. In this lesson, Learn French Now! provides common French sentences that use parler, their English translations, and an accompanying image. Add a new verb to your repertoire and practice your ability to apply conjugations based on verb groups.