It's easy to get complacent with your mid-level Japanese - but you can improve by leaps and bounds without getting bored if you change up your learning methods.
This article explores 75 easy-to-learn phrases in Russian. It provides an introduction to the Cyrillic "alphabet," as well as introductory lesson in pronunciation.
Deep amid 80-some perfectly legitimate albeit odd-sounding words nestles some fake words we just manufactured here at the facility. Test your mettle. Ferret the fakes while you learn a few new words.
If you're starting work as an ALT or other type of English teacher, you'll want to brush up on your Japanese. While your dispatch company or supervisor will help with the language barrier, knowing some basic words will make things go more smoothly.
One thing that sets humans apart from all other animals is our ability to gain language. Language is such a complex topic and often debated, especially whether it has come from nature or nurture.
A step by step detailed guide on how to introduce yourself in Japanese using a Jikoshoukai. Audio clip included with lots of example sentences.
The differences between British and American English are reflected primarily in the use of vocabulary, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. This hub relates experience with Brits and British English.
It is an unfortunate tendency for English-speaking North Americans to lack knowledge of foreign languages. Here I outline quantifiable justification for a more cosmopolitan North American outlook
Have you ever wondered what's going to become of the English language now that we have BFF's and LOL's running rampant in text? Maybe it's a good thing...maybe not.
Even if your employer has reassured you that they'll help you with the transition abroad, they'll likely fall short at times. Here are words to listen for, look for, and be able to say in case of any problems while in Japan.
A compendium, collection, and chrestomathy of words you will likely never use. How can you resist a sales pitch like that?
Throughout history, the English have shamelessly stolen words from other languages as diverse as Arabic and Norwegian.
We have the playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan to thank for giving us a word that describes the use of a wrong word in place of another with a similar sound.
Japanese phrases that are used everyday and will help fill in those gaps in conversation and build fluency. All phrases shown have audio examples added for pronunciation.