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Bu Hao Yi Si - Daily Mandarin Lesson

The term for "embarrassed" in Mandarin Chinese is "Bu Hao Yi Si," but this term can also mean "sorry" or "thank you" depending on the context.

Le Pont Neuf in Toulouse, France

Toulouse, also known as la Ville rose (Pink Town), is the fourth largest town in France. Take a virtual tour of the southwestern French town of Toulouse with this photo gallery.

How to Translate Spanish to Russian

Whether you're trying to decipher an instruction manual written in a different language or you're just curious how to say something in a non-native tongue, language translation is key. Fortunately, you don't have to visit a language expert to translate something from one language to another. With mo

All about Venir

Venir is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation and literally means "to come." It is also used in some idiomatic expressions and to conjugate the recent past.

Today in Francophone History

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

Shou Ji - Daily Mandarin Lesson

The Mandarin Chinese word for "collect" is "shou ji." This daily Mandarin lesson has audio files for your pronunciation and listening practice.

The Immigration of Koreans in the 1950s

For more than a century, Koreans have immigrated to the United States. Some of these immigrants were adults in search of a better life. In fact, the very first Korean to be granted citizenship went on to earn a medical degree. Other immigrants are young children adopted into American families or "wa

Ranuncula greenhouse

On 5 and 6 April 2008, the southern French city of Hyères hosted its annual flower festival with an open day event at SICA (Société du marché aux fleurs d'Hyères) - the largest flower market in France and the fourth largest in Europe.


A method of reasoning in which a conclusion follows necessarily from the stated premises.