Tag Archives: games

Not Learning: Spider Solitaire flashcards

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

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Dialogue-based education game for English conversation tutoring

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

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Grammar Games

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

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Two Truths and a Lie game, Not Learning

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.

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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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How Ryan from Mindpasta learns English – by making friends and helping others

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

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Games, culture, and how gamification is taking over the world

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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Word Clouds, not learning

Visual learners can create word clouds with software like WordItOut. more word cloud generators Read more about visualizing data.

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Mission

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

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Korean Traditional Games

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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Spin and Spell

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

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Puzzle, not learning

  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

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Classroom game: Who am I?

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 and Koreans at play

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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

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Game: Jegichagi

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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