In my new video I’m sharing my top 3 tips to make language learning a bit more exciting and colourful, and to help you memorise vocabulary and grammar easier. 25 more words
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Japanese particles can be really confusing for non-native speakers – and often times the more you learn, the harder they become to figure out! Minoru Aizawa, JCMU’s Japanese Language Coordinator in Hikone, talks about the Japanese particle 354 more words
Thanksgiving passed just a couple of weeks ago, and Christmas is just around the corner. While these holidays are also celebrated in Japan, New Year’s is the largest holiday of the season for most Japanese people! 558 more words
Ever wonder about what etiquette to follow while writing an e-mail to a Japanese person? Ayumi Nagatomi, one of JCMU’s Japanese language instructors in Hikone, discusses quick tips on the “do”s and “don’t”s of composing messages in Japanese. 226 more words
It’s been a while! I’ll be taking TOPIK I in a few months – probably April. I decided now that I’ve finished university and no longer have Korean classes to work towards, I should set myself a language learning goal to stay on top of things. 437 more words
Second or foreign language acquisition is often fundamentally different from first language (or mother tongue) acquisition.
The first language is acquired through a process of daily immersion and constant interaction in a nurturing “native language” environment – and small children have little else to do besides absorbing things like sponges from their environments. 437 more words