Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Learn a Language in 6 Months

TED talks are often good. Here's one by someone very enthusiastic about learning languages.

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Sunday, December 15, 2013

World Order

There is something to be learned here about body language and physical presence. For a Japanese person to 'fit' into a Western setting, he (and she) needs to be able to behave in the manner of the men in this video. By that, I mean that you need to have a certain pride in yourself, and confidence and independence to do something that you know might attract attention . . but you don't give a damn.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Gold list method

I have just now come across this term (Gold list method), and started to read about this method of language acquisition. It looks promising. I'll write more after I learn more . . .