In learning languages like Japanese and Korean, I have found one of the best ways of privately encouraging my learning, especially when unable to communicate with others in that language, is to make effort to communicate with myself. Over recent months, due to breaking up with my Korean ex-boyfriend and terribly missing my Japanese … Continue reading Think Like A Native – Using your thoughts to improve your language skills
Learning a language is easier than people think. Just look at yourself now, you are reading an article written in English by someone probably very very far away from where you are. You most likely learnt this language as a young baby – as your native tongue – or perhaps you learnt the language later … Continue reading Learning Language Like A Baby
Tongue twisters are words or phrases that are difficult and confusing to say. learning and performing tongue twisters is a common pass-time for kids on the UK, but I never realised until I met my best friend (and guest writer on Learn With Amy) that tongue twisters are hugely popular all around the world! So, … Continue reading Tongue twisters from around the world
Japanese is a fantastic language and if you are interest in studying it, learning to count should be a high priority for you! Numbers in Japanese aren’t the hardest subject to grasp, but can be tricky to begin with! Don’t worry, with practice and revision, you’ll soon have it mastered! Just in case you need … Continue reading I’m counting on you! Learning to count in Japanese
There are so many books online fore learning languages and they can all vary greatly when it comes to quality. I’ve bought many language books and some of them are fantastic, while others are no-gos so bad that they can set me back weeks in my learning. So, here are the language books I’ve bought … Continue reading Excellent language books: Japanese
How to read Hiragana! I love Japanese! It’s such a fun, energetic and satisfying language to learn – and it isn’t for the faint-hearted! Japanese isn’t the hardest language to learn, but it’s not a piece of cake either — and that’s what adds to the fun! So, let’s get to work! There are … Continue reading How to read Hiragana
Being fairly worldly-minded, it’s very important to me to respect the past and whatever comes with it. History is full of the most unpleasant events, mistakes, petty rivalries and desperate struggles, but they all contributed in ways (good and bad) to the present day that we all live in and serve as the foundation of … Continue reading “When my name was Keoko” and Korea’s Japanese occupation
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