Posts Tagged ‘language education’

The Korean Alphabet is Easier to Learn Than You Imagine

The Korean Alphabet is Easier to Learn Than You Imagine

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 unique form of writing system from other languages you are familiar with. Yet many individuals assume that Korean words are similar to Chinese characters that are filled with intimidating squiggles,…

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What to Learn in Mandarin Chinese

What to Learn in Mandarin Chinese?

Chinese Scripts and Writing System Mandarin Chinese — This extremely vintage language is commonly interpreted as complex and also difficult to master. It can end up being a frustrating experience rather than an exciting journey. It is a misconception that the language is too difficult to learn. You can discover the Chinese language well enough…

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Is SuperMemo Super? — A Language Learning App Review

Is SuperMemo Super?

Is SuperMemo super?   In this video, I shared what I like about the SuperMemo language learning app and program, and what I think needs improvement.   I also made some recommendations on the type of language learners the SuperMemo app is most suited for.   Brief Introduction to SuperMemo SuperMemo was derived from the…

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How long does it take to learn a new language?

How long does it take to learn a new language

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 comes to learning generally and learning a new language specifically.   We have the slow, average, fast and super-fast learners. Buried in-between these major groups are other hybrid forms of…

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What Happens to Your Brain When You Learn A Foreign Language?

What Happens to Your Brain When You Learn a Foreign Language

Just like you cannot compare a single core computer to its dual-core counterpart in terms of processing speed. Learning a new language works wonder for your brain by waking up all its different parts and it, therefore, processes stored information faster.   One of the best ways to learn a foreign language is to constantly…

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