Category Archives: Language Learning

Getting to Grips With Maya Glyphs and Grammar

Maya glyphs

Teaching yourself an ancient language is never an easy task and Classic Maya is no exception. Classes and workshops on Maya history and linguistics are hard to come by in most parts of the world, but if you’re up to the challenge and are eager to learn more about this fascinating Pre-Columbian civilisation and its writing system, you can teach

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Review: Star Wars English-Japanese Dictionary for Jedi Masters

Star Wars English-Japanese Dictionary for Jedi Masters (2016) is the third installment in Gakken Plus’ popular illustrated dictionary series which uses classic quotes and vocabulary from the Star Wars saga films to teach English to Japanese high school students. The first volume, Padawan Learners (2014), used dialogue and scenes from the Original Trilogy as teaching material while the second volume,

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The Superlinguists: A Four-Part Radio Documentary About Polyglots and Language Learning

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What motivates people to learn multiple languages for the sheer fun of it? Can the average person become a polyglot? How does one go about learning a new language? What are the benefits and challenges of living in a multilingual environment? And what sort of impact can state-enforced language policies have on immigrants and other language communities? These are just

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Easy to Learn Korean

Easy to Learn Korean

Language learning need not be expensive and if you’re looking for free resources for improving your Korean, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more comprehensive and relevant resource than Easy to Learn Korean. Easy to Learn Korean was launched back in 2008 and was created by husband and wife team Chad Meyer and Kim Moon-jung for the Korea Times. Each

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