Tag Archives: play
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.
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
How to turn games into lessons? For play to be an effective teaching tool, students must understand the lesson being delivered and be able to relate it to their own life experiences. At the end of every game do a three-step process: … 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!
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
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!
The idea of picking one and sticking to it, is not a new idea. However, it is never an idea I have successfully implemented on my language learning journey. My inner child (brat) fights back, and usually wins. Why should … Continue reading
Make use of the time you are in the car to learn.
There is an English folk advice “Don’t bite off more than you can chew!” It means to start a project that is more than you can finish. I so do that. How about you? Today, I will forgive myself for … Continue reading
Talk to Me in Korean in coordination with Dom & Hyo have come up with these awesome stickers for $4 (free shipping).
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