Chinese Bible Verse of the Day – Chinese Bible Vocabulary – John 1:2

在最初,他就跟上帝同在。 zai4 zui4chu1, ta1 jiu4 gen1 shang4di4 tong2zai4 In the beginning he was with God.   在 – Zai4 – At 最初 – zui4 chu1 – The beginning 他 – ta1 – he 就 – jiu – to be at 跟 – gen1 – with 上帝 – shang4 di 4 – God 同在 – tong2 zai4 – together   Continue reading Chinese Bible Verse of the Day – Chinese Bible Vocabulary – John 1:2

Japanese Bible Verse of the Day Proverbs 4:7

Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.   知恵の初めはこれである、知恵を得よ、あなたが何を得るにしても、悟りを得よ Chie no hajime wa koredearu, chie wo e yo, anata ga nani wo eru ni shite mo, satori wo e yo 知恵 – chie – ちえ - wisdom 初めはこれである - はじめはこれである - hajime ha kore de aru – “is the first thing / is the principal thing” 得よ – e yo – えよ - … Continue reading Japanese Bible Verse of the Day Proverbs 4:7

Chinese Bible Verse of the Day – Chinese Bible Vocabulary John 1:1

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 tong zai – to be together with – Gen XXXX … Continue reading Chinese Bible Verse of the Day – Chinese Bible Vocabulary John 1:1

Guest Post – How to Try (Where to Buy) Betel Nut in Taipei, Taiwan

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 in Chinese Betel nut is called 檳榔 (Pinyin: bīnláng) in … Continue reading Guest Post – How to Try (Where to Buy) Betel Nut in Taipei, Taiwan

Japanese Business Vocab

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 きぎょう kigyou Enterprise / Company 6. 大手企業 おおてきぎょう oote kigyou … Continue reading Japanese Business Vocab

Sleep Hacking and Language Learning

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 mind of sleep hormones and disrupts circadian rhytmn. Put your … Continue reading Sleep Hacking and Language Learning