Category Archives: Tech
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
I swear, there is no limit to things trying to distract me from learning. The latest, Como offered to build me a free mobile app for Hanguk Babble. Haha. I resist your temptation!
The language learning journey is a long distance effort. We need to pay attention when there are areas that are giving us pain. We need to seek solutions, even if it means a day or two of missed studying while … Continue reading
Tom Tabaczynski is a language teacher (ESL) with a background in cognitive science, philosophy, and applied linguistics. Here is his playlist about reading a second language. Tools for online reading: 1. Google Translate 2. Translations with Google Docs/Drive 3. Inline text translation … Continue reading
I wish my language learning process had a project manager. Haha. OK, maybe Rob Julien, my teacher at Korean Digital Academy, has taken on that role. ㅋㅋ
One area I know very little about is Youtube. I learned just a little bit in October, 2014 to upload my first few videos. I have never devoted time to actually learning how to use the system properly. It is … Continue reading
While I understand it digresses from learning Korean, I certainly have developed an interest in dictionaries (and the structures a computational linguist would use).
A BIG thanks to my dear readers who have supported me. May 2015 bring you much joy. If you are interested, here are a few things about the Hanguk Babble blog.
I will keep this post short, because I am NOT going to let games suck me in. I am a recovering Farmville addict, never, never, again! I hate gamification. Anipang is evil. Enough said.
Visual learners can create word clouds with software like WordItOut. more word cloud generators Read more about visualizing data.
I completely geeked out when I found a video on YouTube API searches explained. Thanks Joonhee for sharing this information. I also learned about Amara. Amara is used by millions to create, share, and view captions and subtitles — making … Continue reading
When I was in college, my learning process was attend class, read textbook, take notes, do homework. I never even used paper flashcards. Now my process is a rich combination of learning from many sources, in many ways.
I have dabbled with various flashcard programs. I decided on Memrise and used them for many months, but the redesign has made me consider other options. I first installed Anki in March 2014. I’ve tried to use it on different … Continue reading
A blog article got me reflecting how SOCIAL learning a language really is. I learn from many sources. It isn’t limited to only what I get from class. I learn from my pen pals, Koreans I chat with, blogs I … Continue reading
A WEB OF FLASHCARDS: REPRESENTING RELATIONSHIPS AND COMPLEXITY Digital flashcards need not be isolated from one another, but may contain links that form a network of digital flashcards of varying degrees of complexity. Hmm. Intriguing idea. Flashcards that link to … Continue reading