Monthly Archives: January 2015

Hanja for Cimi: 人 person 인

人 person 인 Once you see Chineasy’s walking person animation, remembering person is 人 is easy. Notice that 人 has two strokes.  A down-left stroke and a down-right stroke. Advertisements

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Judith Meyer’s Hangout #ADD1Challenge

Judith Meyer is one of the 90 participants in the #ADD1Challenge #A1C5 . She is a polyglot with 12 languages “under her belt”.  I enjoy reading her blog articles. Check out this Hangout session.

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Reflect, connect, apply

How to turn games into lessons? For play to be an effective teaching tool, students must understand the lesson being delivered and be able to relate it to their own life experiences. At the end of every game do a three-step process: … Continue reading

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No more running on empty

FLYLady wrote a great article about Running on Empty.  It is more than just whether there is gas in your tank.  It is about whether your routines, schedules, and plans support smooth running so that you can have time to … Continue reading

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Make Words Stick e-book

I have trouble with e-books.  I forget they exist.  I can’t see them well enough on my iPod or phone.  I haven’t yet gotten my nook e-reader or tablets working to use those for reading e-books.  So purchasing e-books with … Continue reading

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This is my moment

“Things may be tough and you may be weary, but they will soon pass and you’ll have your moment.” A bit of encouragement (격려) from the Korean calligrapher KANG Byung-in. Oppa Ryan gave me link to Korean calligraphy examples.   … Continue reading

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一 Being afraid of a single line

I have not yet worked up the courage to try Hanja calligraphy.  I thought I would start with the number one 一.  It is just one line.  How hard could that be? Only, I simply do not know where to start. … Continue reading

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Korean calligraphy

Originally posted on Loving Korean | Boyfriend in Korea:
By Samuraijohnny (originally posted to Flickr as Korean Calligraphy)  [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Korean calligraphy is an art of writing Hangul and Hanja. Unlike Western calligraphy, which is written with…

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Dialect Map for USA

Dialects of American English  See also my post Regional Dialects in New England and the Boston accent.

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Frightful flashcards

Now I even look at Hollywood films as sources for my flashcard addiction.           

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Hangul Board Game

Thanks to Alina who thought I might be interested in this Korean board game.  It’s not learning, it’s just having fun!

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KDrama: Mr Baek 미스터 백

Some more flashcards from Mr Baek episode 11.

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Renew your spirit

FLYLady reminded me that Sunday is Renew Your Spirit Day. I know how hard it is for you to slow down. Your mission today is to sit quietly and practice slowing down your thoughts.  This is all about you and … Continue reading

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Hanja for Cimi: 十 10 십

十 ten 10 십 Notice that 十 has both a horizontal and vertical stroke. How would you write 20?   二十   (2 tens) How about thirty?  三十 Well, isn’t that clever? Note one more thing.  This character 十 has two strokes. … Continue reading

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What are you willing to give up?

What are you willing to give up? asks the Language Hero. I had just been having that thought as I find myself behind in this week’s Korean Digital Academy studies. Giving up on visiting with my Korean drama friends at … Continue reading

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