Japanese for Beginners: 5 Study Tips That Work
Although learning a new language is a gradual process, there are things you can do to make the learning experience easier and more rewarding. Language teacher Carol Beth L. shares the best ways to learn Japanese for beginners...
When you're learning a new language, it's important to start with the basics and lay a firm foundation. Here are a few tips that will help you on your quest to learn Japanese.
1) Write in Hiragana and Katakana
The Japanese writing system is very different from E
50+ Fun and Interesting Facts About Italy
From it's charming countryside to its rich heritage, Italy is a wonderfully unique place to visit. In fact, the country is the fifth most visited place in the world!
There are so many fun, interesting facts about Italy that it's hard to compile just one short list. So we've compiled the 50 most interesting facts about Italy that we think you'll enjoy.
Whether you're planning your next vacation to Italy or you're permanently relocating , learning everything you can about the country--from i
Read all About it: The 8 Best Websites for Japan News
Whether you're planning a trip to Japan or you just want to stay up on the latest Japan news, there are a lot of sites to help you follow current events, trends, the latest in technology, and entertainment. Plus, if you're learning the language, you can boost your reading and speaking skills by reading the news in Japanese.
Here are eight great sites to help you stay current on the latest Japan news.
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A Beginner's Guide to Korean Speech Levels
When you're learning Korean, you will be introduced to different Korean speech levels. Each level is used to express a certain amount of respect or courtesy to the person or group you're addressing. Learn the different levels of speech with Korean teacher Bryce J....
Fundamentally, parts of Korean speech are formed by stringing together smaller units to create words and phrases. This idea is seen in many languages, including English.
To illustrate this, lets look at the word needlessl
10 Essential Korean Phrases You Should Know
Whether you're studying Korean for academic reasons or to prepare for an upcoming trip, there are a few key Korean phrases that can help you communicate and find your way around.
Formal and Informal Phrases
The following Korean phrases are a mix of formal and informal. Unlike Western languages that conjugate verbs based on the subject (such as I, you, he/she/it, we, and they), Eastern languages conjugate verbs based on formal and informal speech.
You use informal speech with people you