The Japanese still have one of the longest life expectancies, probably because in spite of how much they work, they put a big emphasis on health. In the spirit of World Health Day, today we’re exploring 15 expressions in Japanese related to health and sickness.
What do you call the tool that makes learning French as easy as checking your mail? Frantastique.
Are you just learning a language, or are you learning a whole culture? Today’s is a guest article written by Martha Simmons about how using the cultural side of your target language can boost your learning.
Life is full of vicissitudes, bumps in the road, and unexpected events. A member of the language community has left us way before his time: this is The Polyglotist’s humble attempt at honoring his life.
“What’s the point? Everyone will speak English in the future.”
Have you ever found yourself without an answer when people try to diminish the value of your effort? Read on to inoculate yourself against this kind of argument.
Japanese can be a mystifying language. It’s just so different to most other languages that even just deciding how to learn it can seem overwhelming… but it doesn’t have to be.
Hey there. It’s been a while since I’ve talked about my own language learning, hasn’t it? Click on if you’re still interested in what I’m up to!
Recently, an interesting reader of this blog contacted me with an interesting proposal, which ended up with me reading an interesting book about how learning Chinese is not quite a bed of roses, as some people would have you believe. Interesting, isn’t it?
Hey! I'm Siskia, this blog's writer.
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