How the Languages of the Vikings Are Doing Today?

How the Languages of the Vikings Are Doing Today?

By Thomas F Lim

Scandinavian Languages Scandinavian languages ​​belong to the North Germanic language family. These languages are Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic, and Faroese.   Danish is spoken in…

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How Korean And Japanese Are Similar Yet Different

How Korean and Japanese are Similar Yet Different

By Thomas F Lim

My first encounter with the Japanese language was when I was a little boy whose eyes were glued to the screen scheduled for a series…

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The Korean Alphabet is Easier to Learn Than You Imagine

The Korean Alphabet is Easier to Learn Than You Imagine

By Thomas F Lim

Getting familiar with the Korean alphabet, or the Hangul is the very first step in learning the Korean language. The Hangul is perhaps the most…

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What are the Similarities and Differences between Spanish and Italian

“Amor” or “Amore”? — The Similarities and Differences Between Spanish and Italian

By Thomas F Lim

The Romance group of languages spoken by many Europeans is considered the most beautiful in pronunciation. Separately, it is worth highlighting Spanish and Italian because…

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4 Steps to Grow Your Vocabulary in Russian

4 Steps to Grow Your Vocabulary in Russian

By Thomas F Lim

4 Steps to Grow Your Vocabulary in Russian   Remembering brand-new words is a challenge for a lot of people who are learning foreign languages.…

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What are the Similarities and Differences between Dutch and German?

What are the Similarities and Differences between Dutch and German?

By Thomas F Lim

Dutch and German are both parts of the West Germanic language family, which includes English, Yiddish, Afrikaans and more. Both Dutch and English have regional…

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What are the Similarities Between the English and French Language?

By Thomas F Lim

French is an Indo-European language and belongs to the Romance language group, along with Spanish and Italian.   English was heavily influenced by the French…

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3 Strategies on How You Can Acquire Any Language Quickly and Effectively

3 Strategies on How You Can Acquire Any Language Quickly and Effectively

By Thomas F Lim

To view the subtitles, click the [CC] icon at the bottom of the YouTube video screen when the video is playing.   In the above…

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Should You Learn Spanish or French?

Should You Learn Spanish or French?

By Thomas F Lim

So you want to learn a new language and you are doing some research on the Internet all by yourself. And then, some of you…

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What to Learn in Mandarin Chinese?

What to Learn in Mandarin Chinese

By Thomas F Lim

Chinese Scripts and Writing System Mandarin Chinese — This extremely vintage language is commonly interpreted as complex and also difficult to master. It can end…

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How I Learn French from Scratch (Part 3)

How I Learned French From Scratch (Part 3)

By Thomas F Lim

To learn French from scratch is to keep repeating yourself the basic phrases and apply them in your day to day (chaque-jour) conversation, no matter what…

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Is SuperMemo Super?

Is SuperMemo Super? — A Language Learning App Review

By Thomas F Lim

Is SuperMemo super?   In this video, I shared what I like about the SuperMemo language learning app and program, and what I think needs…

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How I Learn French from Scratch (Part 2)

How I Learned French From Scratch (Part 2)

By Thomas F Lim

Learn French from Scratch is a series of blog posts which primarily focus on my learning journey in the French classroom.   Today, I will…

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Can I Learn French in 3 Months

Can I Learn French in 3 Months?

By Thomas F Lim

Can I learn French in 3 months? Yes, you can!   But first, you need to ask yourself a one-million-dollar question. Why do you want…

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How long does it take to learn a new language

How long does it take to learn a new language?

By Thomas F Lim

This is a generic question because different people have different abilities to pick up new things. There are four general categories of people when it…

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Thomas is a language blogger who loves to share his passion for languages around the world. He likes dark chocolates, is a coffee addict, and a hopeful wanderlust. He speaks English and Mandarin, some proficiency in Russian, as well as some basic fluency in French and Japanese. He works as a corporate journalist and editor and has always been an aspiring polyglot.