3 Reasons Why Slang Is Used In Spoken Language

Ever came out of a really intense language class only to hear native speakers of your target language say something you are completely unfamiliar with? Slang is without a doubt a major part in language learning, some people call it “colloquialism”, others call it “jargon” – but for simplicity sake, we’re going with “slang” today. Let’s face it, no matter how hard we try to learn a language there are always some things that manage to slip between the cracks.

Kanji With Heisig: A Method To Leaning Kanji

Ever wish there was a method for learning kanji that didn’t involve hand cramps and migraines? Well, you’re in luck if you’ve stumbled upon this post…provided you have a bit of imagination. RTK stands for Remembering The Kanji, it is a learning method designed by James Heisig.  It’s designed to be a fully loaded series designed to help you memorize all two thousand essential kanji in a short span of time (3 months even!).

Language Learning: The Speaking Barrier

The fact is that speaking is naturally harder than everything else in the language learning journey. It is also one of the final stepping stones in the journey. When we try to utter sounds we aren’t familiar with, we either butcher them completely or we replace the sound with the closest thing we know by association.