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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.
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.
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!
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.
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)!
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)!
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.
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!
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.
Some say that French is the most romantic language in the world. Learn how to woo your special someone with these amorous expressions. Crazy about your sweetheart? You might say, “Je suis folle de toi.” Find out how you can talk about two kinds of kisses—for greeting or for romance—using the words “bise” and “bisou.” By the end of this lesson, you will be able to say a popular declaration of love in French: “I live on love and fresh water.” Enjoy!
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!
In this French lesson, learn how to use the highly irregular verb “aller” to show that you are going to one of several destinations. Learn French Now! breaks down everything from conjugation to pronunciation to prepare you for using your new vocabulary in conversation. Say that a subject is going to school, work, their house, or the beach; the words and phrases you learn in this lesson constitute a major step in your quest to master the basics of the French language.
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)!
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.
This lesson shows you how to conjugate and apply the French verb “dormir” in various contexts. Using full sentences and their English translations, Learn French Now! makes it easy for you to break down every word and phrase for the best results in conversational situations. Learn how to describe sleep with phrases like “sleeping well” and “still sleeping”; worlds like “bed” and “couch” to describe where one is sleeping; and use your conjugations to apply “dormir” to any subject.
Want to express your desires in French? To say that you want or are in the mood for something, use the always-flexible “avoir.” In this lesson, Learn French Now! shows you how to use the verb in a variety of situations in which you would want to express a desire or need. If you haven’t already, watch the previous lesson on how to conjugate “avoir” to apply the phrases used in this lesson to your conversational French.
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.”