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French cartoons for kids you can find online

Posted by Language Stars on Feb 11, 2018 1:45:03 PM

A chilly winter's night is the perfect time to curl up with your child and watch a video, cartoon or movie. Why not take the opportunity to reinforce their French language learning while you snuggle together in front of the TV? Here are some great French cartoons you can find online.

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Topics: french, language

The best books for kids series - French

Posted by Language Stars on Jan 30, 2018 3:06:26 PM

Reading at home is a great way to reinforce what your child is learning at Language Stars. Beyond Le Petit Prince, the masterpiece by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, which is required reading for French language students worldwide, what are some other great French books for children and teens? Here's a selection of some of Amazon’s top-selling children’s French books.

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Topics: french, parenting, language

What world languages are easiest to learn?

Posted by Language Stars on Dec 21, 2017 1:29:02 PM

No language is better than another, but some might argue that certain world languages are easier or more challenging to learn than others. Several factors influence the difficulty of learning a particular language, including grammar rules, alphabetic structure and similarities to English.

If you want to know what may come easy and what might be challenging about learning a language, ask a Language Stars Teacher or Director. As native speakers, Language Stars teachers can provide quality insight into what it takes to learn a foreign language. That being said, here is a high-level overview of some of the most in-demand languages today.

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Topics: foreign languages, french, spanish, italian, german, mandarin, language, arabic

Fun facts about the Romance languages [infographic]

Posted by Language Stars on Feb 14, 2017 4:02:40 PM

Ever wonder what's so romantic about the Romance languages? Although France is a wonderful destination to bring your loved one, the Romance languages have little to do with romance or love. Here's the 101 on the history of the Romance languages and a few fun facts about Spanish, Italian and French.

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Topics: french, spanish, italian, infographic

World language cheat sheet: how to say "Nice to meet you" and "Goodbye"

Posted by Language Stars on Oct 4, 2016 12:29:20 PM

When meeting new people, everyone acts differently. Some people like to break the ice right away with a funny joke, others are shy and need a bit of a nudge. One thing we all do when meeting new people though, is offer them the courtesy of telling them it was a pleasure meeting them.

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Topics: foreign languages, french, languages, spanish, italian, chinese, german