Monthly Archives: June 2010

Korean learning journey – Day 3.

Day three of my second attempt at learning Korean. Our library at LingQ is growing slowly. I have read “Who is She” parts one and two, saved words and listened to them about 3-4 times each. The other collection loaded into our library was not real… Continue reading

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Korean learning then and now.

A ramble about my previous attempt at Korean and how I plan to proceed now that we have Korean at LingQ. Continue reading

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Random listening, Russian spies and Alberto Manguel

Although I have launched my Korean challenge, and hope to achieve some degree of fluency by December, I cannot get away from listening to Russian and Portuguese. The former because I find Russian fascinating, for the language and for the political… Continue reading

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Vote for language learning reality series on Oprah Winfrey

Here is a video about a proposal to have a reality series on Oprah Winfrey. Contestants would be put in a situation where they have to learn the language and culture of place they do not know. You can vote for the proposal if you like the idea. Continue reading

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Korean as it is and LingQ – cooperative language learning on the web

Korean {as it is} is a great website devoted to learning Korean. LingQ is a language learning community and platform, offering 11 languages, now that we have just added Korean. These two sites are working together to create a learning environment … Continue reading

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” I like giving people cavities” , “You look like a spare prick at a wedding” and other useful English phrases.(​느껴졌기)

I am charging ahead in Korean. I love the challenge of deciphering a language. Even though I studied some Korean 4 or 5 years ago, when I attack a difficult text today, just about every word has to be looked up. I don’t mind. Even after I look up … Continue reading

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Wow! Our first Korean content. Awesome.

This is our first Korean content. I cannot wait to get started. This sounds like just the kind of interesting personal content that I will happily listen to many times to get a sense of Korean, and then read, and save words and phrases from. Thank… Continue reading

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