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
Dialog-based Computer Assisted Language Learning System by Intelligent Software Lab., Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology. POSTECH Immersive English Study (Pomy) is developing a dialog-based language learning game. It aims to provide intelligent one-to-one English … Continue reading
Practicing grammar sounds like the dullest thing on earth. I know that I have not managed to internalize all the grammar I have been taught, so I am seeking ways to get myself to put this grammar to use. However, … 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.
Thanks to Alina who thought I might be interested in this Korean board game. It’s not learning, it’s just having fun!
Ryan is a native Korean who developed a place for people to meet and share about learning a language. This unique community is like a family. Everyone is very supportive. People can practice writing and reading Korean sentences while chatting … Continue reading
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.
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Cue the music for Mission Impossible. “Your mission, should you choose to accept it …” I give myself assignments. I get these wacky ideas, and add them to my internal “to do” list. Because I give myself far more work … Continue reading
A series of videos on Korean Traditional Games. 2 – 5 minutes long, they make little lessons to listen to Korean language with Korean subtitles and learn a bit of cultural history.
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Found a game Spin and Spell on LauraCandler’s website. Wouldn’t working vocabulary be more fun if you made it a competition game? It’s not learning, it’s just having fun. Even just adding a bit of random play to my solitary … Continue reading
Tired of boring flashcards? Why not turn your vocabulary into a puzzle? You can put your words on any image, or use the blank puzzle form below. Make your own puzzle for free at PuzzleTouch.com Try this one I … Continue reading
Tonight I asked my Korean mentor “Tell me something about yourself that I don’t know.” It sparked an interesting discussion. In classrooms, teachers use games as icebreakers. I wish that I could play a game of “Who Am I?” with … Continue reading
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Kisan is a Korean artist whose sketches of daily life remind me of Norman Rockwell. Over 800 of Kisan’s drawings appear in museums around the world. The Smithsonian has a collection of illustrations from Korean Games. The watercolors show Koreans … Continue reading
You’ve been sitting too long. Let’s get up and get the blood pumping. How about a game of Jegichagi 제기차기? Jegichagi is a traditional Korean outdoor game. Looks like hacky-sack to me. You kick around a sack of coins and … Continue reading
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