John 1：1 New World Translation 在最初就有“话语”，“话语” 跟上帝同在，“话语”是个神。 zai4 zui4chu1 jiu4 you3 hua4yu3, hua4yu3 gen1 shang4di4 tong2zai4 hua4yu3 shi4 ge0 shen2 zai – at zuichu – the very beginning , the beginning jiu you – there was / there is hua yu – the word gen – with / to be with shang di – god… Read More Chinese Bible Verse of the Day – Chinese Bible Vocabulary John 1:1
Betel Nut How To Try Betel Nut in Taipei A practical guide to buying betel nut for your first and ONLY time Disclaimer: Chewing betel nut is a dangerous habit to pick up with a high probability of leading to an oral cancer – a cancer that you are 50% likely to die from Betel Nut… Read More Guest Post – How to Try (Where to Buy) Betel Nut in Taipei, Taiwan
Howdy everyone – Just a quick announcement – we started youtubing again and will posting regular videos about our learning progress and new tools that we are using. In this new video – we are sharing about how to run a marathon in Japan! – Check it out below.
The below chart includes Japanese Office Vocabulary that is great for learning. Kanji Hiragana / Katakana Romaji 1. 会社 かいしゃ kaisha Office / Company / Corporation / Firm 2. 会社員 かいしゃいん kaisha in Office Worker 3. 株式会社 かぶしきがいしゃ kabu shiki gaisha Public Company / Joint-stock Corporation 4. 有限会社 ゆうげんがいしゃ yuugen gaisha Limited Company 5. 企業… Read More Japanese Business Vocab
The JLPT is not just a test that measures Japanese – it is a test that measures how well you are at taking tests that measure Japanese…… Wait…. what? Okay anyway – if you are on this page it means you are looking for the best apps to learn how to pass the… Read More Top 5 JLPT Study Apps – Android
People want to know how to improve memory retention and how to shave off the amount of time it takes to learn new words. This can happen quite easily – but here are some general guidelines for getting a good nights rest. Artificial Light should be banned an hour before bedtime. – Artificial light robs your… Read More Sleep Hacking and Language Learning
So…. the time has finally come…. sort of! Duolingo has launched on the mobile application and they’re saying that its 65% done for the desktop version. I have been using duolingo on and off very spurradically to pick up vietnamese as a hobbyist – but the audio and learning methodology are quite nice and linear.… Read More Duolingo Japanese Review
Funnily enough, there is more than one way to say “no” in Cantonese depending on the situation and what you’re trying to express. In this post let’s explore the different ways to say NO in Cantonese. 唔係 (m4 haih) – No; incorrect The first character is a fourth tone (mm) sound and when coupled with… Read More How to say “No” in Cantonese
Disclaimer: We have not updated this in forever! I am doing an MBA in Japan so its been hard to find time for an update – but I am currently cramming for a Japanese exam and I am inspiring myself by returning to blogging. Look forward to – infrequent – updates! 😀 6,000 Words –… Read More The Best Online Course for Learning Japanese Vocabulary – How long does it take to learn Japanese vocabulary with a flashcard application?
Are you de-motivated? Are you too tired, too busy or just generally uninterested in spending the time it takes to learn Chinese? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Demotivation is a common problem that everyone will experience throughout the course of their Chinese learning journey at one point or another. What matters is how you deal… Read More 5 Ways to Break your Chinese Learning Slump