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So You Want to Learn… List:

Other:

  • Tumblr tags: #learning _________ 
  • Can I become Fluent in ______ in ______ months/weeks/days?
     
    No. You can’t. 
  • Can I learn Japanese from just watching Anime/Korean from Kpop/Chinese from Wuxia films?
    Not on your life. Do you only speak the english you know from Spongebob? N’SYNC? The 300? Didn’t think so.
  • What about Rosetta Stone?
    For $180-$399 dollars? Are you insane? The program is built to teach you the Romantic languages.  If you buy Rosetta stone for $400, and pass up every free resource on this list, I doubt your desire to actually learn anything. Don’t do it to yourself. That is a lot of money you probably won’t get back.
  • But I heard that Chinese/Japanese/Korean/Arabic/etc is really difficult:
    Well if over a billion Chinese people can speak Chinese, why can’t you? No really, don’t let something like this bother you. No, this is not the ease of moving from a English to a Romance language or German, but hey, if you wanted to learn German (and all those ridiculous cases) you’d be doing that. 
  • But what about ______?
    I have knowledge on resources mostly limited to JPN/CHI/KOR classes. This is a participatory list, which I am more than grateful to take submissions for.
I repost this every two weeks whether I need to or not. It too good not to and the original compiler deserves that much respect.
readrobotsex:

Beautiful! Possible prototype to the Lulu model Nymph.
dystopiantimes:

Magazines in the future

readrobotsex:

Beautiful! Possible prototype to the Lulu model Nymph.

dystopiantimes:

Magazines in the future

nihonglish:

なんか - This is used similar to our “like”. By that I mean how we will add “like” in a sentence to add a space for thinking. It’s not the “like” as in a simile or comparison. It’s like, you know like and she was like and I was like and you know, just like it was like cool.
ってか - Can be used for anything like…..”you know…..” “….oh yeah…” “..by the way….” “in other words”
ってかんじ - Inserted in phrases or at the end of words to express “it’s something like” or “you know what I mean….?” or “….like, you know….”
ウザイ - Scold for being annoying(not a scold for being loud, so don’t confuse with うるさい)
せきがいせん - On Japanese cellphones they have this thing that transfers data between phones with the press of a button. So if you want a girl or guy’s info and you have a cell over there say “せきがいせん?” and bam you got the number. Such a useful word, not only getting a crush’s info but also making friends fast.

nihonglish:

なんか - This is used similar to our “like”. By that I mean how we will add “like” in a sentence to add a space for thinking. It’s not the “like” as in a simile or comparison. It’s like, you know like and she was like and I was like and you know, just like it was like cool.


ってか - Can be used for anything like…..”you know…..” “….oh yeah…” “..by the way….” “in other words”


ってかんじ - Inserted in phrases or at the end of words to express “it’s something like” or “you know what I mean….?” or “….like, you know….”


ウザイ - Scold for being annoying(not a scold for being loud, so don’t confuse with うるさい)


せきがいせん - On Japanese cellphones they have this thing that transfers data between phones with the press of a button. So if you want a girl or guy’s info and you have a cell over there say “せきがいせん?” and bam you got the number. Such a useful word, not only getting a crush’s info but also making friends fast.

teatechaycha:

Chè sen Lotus Tea
photo by Hong Duong
Chè sen is a type of green tea produced in Vietnam that has been flavored with the scent of lotus flower. It is a specialty product of the Vietnamese tea industry and is consumed as part of celebratory events or festivals.

teatechaycha:

Chè sen Lotus Tea

photo by Hong Duong

Chè sen is a type of green tea produced in Vietnam that has been flavored with the scent of lotus flower. It is a specialty product of the Vietnamese tea industry and is consumed as part of celebratory events or festivals.