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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
I just heard about two sites for seeing American TV with Korean subtitles. From Alina on Mindpasta ” heyheyfriends and mgoon for streaming.” “Little girl, I’m a policeman” starts off the “Walking Dead” first episode.
Language learning can do a lot for your well-being. Because it’s easy. In this crazy, unpredictable world, what is simpler than doing flashcards? Because it’s a challenge. Learning a new language is an intellectual stimulation. Because it builds confidence. In … Continue reading
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
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
A coworker had the habit that when she got in, she would make a checklist of items to accomplish that day. Then she would work with dogged determination on those things and nothing else would distract her. My teacher is … Continue reading
“MINDSET. It’s the belief you hold in your mind which will determine your attitude towards learning a new language and subsequently your success.” – Carol Dweck, Stanford University Professor and psychologist Read more in Learning A New Language: 8 Tips That … Continue reading
Feedback from Chulmoon on my attempt at making a Korean sentence. “Do you know verb conjugations in Korean?” That face. Kills me! Chulmoon always makes me laugh. He also threw in a discussion about adjectives: (밥을) 먹다 and (밥을) … Continue reading
Steve the Linguist wrote and article Motivating Language Learners Through Statistics.
Make use of the time you are in the car to learn.
“A language is not just vocabulary and grammar; it is an entire spectrum of communication, from the clothes we wear to our posture, hand gestures, personal space, pauses, volume, intonation, and a host of other verbal and non-verbal cues.” – … Continue reading
If someone told you that they spend their free time watching Youtube videos and TV shows, you might not be impressed. If they say they play on their smart phone chatting, make Skype calls, and surf the internet, not so … Continue reading