Category Archives: Not Learning
The card game Spider Solitaire is a weakness of mine. Something about placing cards in order is soothing. I shudder to think how many hours of my life have been lost to playing this card game. To make the activity … Continue reading
A suggestion from #Add1Challenger Kevin seems a perfect “not learning, just having fun” activity. Of course, the problem is I can’t lie. haha Still, fun to make sentences saying outrageous things.
Play a game of matching which terms go together as a way to work on vocabulary and make associations. For example, apple 사과 and tree 나무. Describe the picture. Practice making sentences. For example, because it was windy, Christopher Robin … Continue reading
I tell people to refer to my “About” page for resources. Some do, and are surprised to see how many links I have there. If you haven’t looked recently. then here is what you have been missing. Check out … Continue reading
Thanks to Alina who thought I might be interested in this Korean board game. It’s not learning, it’s just having fun!
I like to play. My little joke is I am “not learning, just having fun”. You will see many posts on this site about games I am playing to learn language. I was inspired after seeing a “Word Wheel” in … Continue reading
Not learning is my little joke. They are activities that trick me into learning while I am having fun. Here is one idea. Spend 15 minutes a day thinking about positive words that describe you. Go down the alphabet, a … Continue reading
Literacy and libraries are a subject I am passionate about. Click on the quote to link to an NPR article about it. As a language learner, I am doing all of these activities. I hear the comment that I … Continue reading
This quiz will tell you your soul language. Just a bit of fun. I tried answering to get “Korean” as my soul language, but the closest I could get was Mandarin Chinese. Wise and astute, you are thoughtful in everything … Continue reading
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Spot it is a matching card game. It inspired me to make a flashcard game for Korean. All you need is to create a set of cards where each pair will only have one match. 55 cards with 57 vocabulary … Continue reading
Do you know the difference between action verbs 동사 and descriptive/stative verbs 형용사? 형용사 are sometimes called adjectives. Inspired by Sheppard Software’s Verbs in Space game, I made a simple game to practice identifying verbs as 동사 or 형용사.
One of my favorite websites, KPop to KTalk has 2pm’s – Go Crazy (투피엠- 미친거 아니야?) for the Weekly Song Study. I knew all the nouns from Part 1. It’s a start! Still much to learn on verbs and grammar. … Continue reading
Why not make your own placemat with Korean vocabulary? Absorb a little vocabulary with your morning coffee. My Grandmother made placemats with her grandchildren using pieces of vinyl tablecloth, some leaves, and clear contact paper. Those were my favorite!