We all know about Sally and how she sells seashells by the seashore. This is just one example of a tongue twister. Many try to repeat a tongue twister until …
It’s a good topic because I think some people like to shy away from controversial subjects, but a lot of people have different opinions on it. So to that extent, maybe a lot of people will find this conversation interesting. And if something is interesting, then you’re more likely to listen and it’s good for your language learning because you’re engaged.
I actually didn’t have any specific interest in learning Japanese, per se, until I was faced with having to choose a second language elective when I entered high school and at my high school, they had French, German, Spanish, and Japanese as options for us. And as someone who at the time was not particularly interested in language, I figured out of those four why not Japanese?
Hey everyone, it’s Eric from LingQ and today I’m going to show you a new, better, faster method to import anime into LingQ to create your own interactive lessons. Let me quickly show you what I’ve done. I have imported an episode of Shirokuma Cafe into LingQ, episode one to be exact.
LingQ was instrumental for my language learning. When I began studying French, I would do cold reads of various stories. I knew NOTHING except “merci”, “bonjour,” and that’s about it. I remember reading the stories and being clueless as to the vocabulary. Through these cold reads I began to assess the language. It’s something I often do with other languages. I did it with Italian and Portuguese, and after French, with Catalan, Norwegian, and Indonesian.