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Addressing an Envelope in Taiwan - Vertical

Since we’ve got our addresses down, on to envelopes! In Taiwan, there are two ways to write the address on the envelope: the more traditional, vertical, way or the more Western-style horizontal way (all depends on the type of envelope you have and how ambitious you are). 323 more words

Language Learning


Sometimes it’s good to put on some inspirational or soothing music when you’re studying a foreign language. This is a site called Musicovery, and you can discover new music to play while you study, make your portfolio, and talk to your friends and classmates in English. 88 more words

Language Learning

Top Class

18 April 2014; AT5 = 1063 hours; total class time = 2001 hours; TV = 716.8 hours

Note the speech of Kun Sengsuda, the woman in the black dress with the big red flower, in these clips from the first episode of pan rai pai ruk แผนร้ายพ่ายรัก. 202 more words

Thai Language

Learning Chinese

Some people want to study Chinese, but hesitate when facing  difficulties, like tone or character writing . This  blog talks about experience of learning Chinese. As to How to Learn Chinese, the blogger shares her idea, that is to practice.  33 more words

Standardization in Japanese Language Education

Editors of our recent book Rethinking Language and Culture in Japanese Education, Shinji Sato and Neriko Musha Doerr, describe how they came to put together this volume and why the topic is important. 635 more words

Applied Linguistics

#qskills – How can I help my students understand words in a reading passage?

Today’s question for the Q: Skills for Success authors: How can I help my students understand words in a reading passage?

Scott Roy Douglas responds. 224 more words

Adults / Young Adults

Idioms are Music to my Ears

   This week’s idioms are music to my ears, because the theme is something that I really love: music. I don’t want to toot my own horn, but they are even better than the idioms last week! 524 more words