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Blog Post #137: 4 years

Today (May 28th) marks four years since I officially ventured into studying the Korean language!

Even if this is already my fourth year into learning the language, lemme just take note that I took basic Korean class way back October 2011 under the same academy I’ve attended. 165 more words

Moving abroad tips #1

So, you have decided to move abroad and I have decided to give you few tips from a perspective of someone, who has moved abroad few years ago. 239 more words

Slavic Girl

Learn a language and listen!

Recently I went to a fundraising dinner for Green Card Voices, a group that records oral histories of immigrants in the US. I love the way that they humanize immigrant experiences from numerous points of view. 457 more words


Simple Tips to Help You Memorize Foreign Language Vocabulary

Simple Tips to Help You Memorize Foreign Language Vocabulary

  • Never learn a word by itself. Learn a phrase instead.
    • By doing this you will make it easier to have a conversation.
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Do language-learning tips work for Oromo? I was surprised! (pt. 2)

Recently I’ve been talked to some folks about practical tips for learning less well-resourced languages. La Polyglotte works on finding on-line resources for African languages, and… 970 more words

General Learning

Paddle On

After some bloodwork last year, I found I have a Vitamin D deficiency. I work indoors and don’t drink cow milk (which is fortified with Vitamin D), so I can’t say I was surprised. 167 more words


Film: Mustang

Who: Alice Winocour, co-screenwriter; Deniz Gamze Ergüven, director & co-screenwriter
What: Foreign Drama
Where: Netflix DVD
When: U.S. release on November 20, 2015… 722 more words