I received this through a friend. It might not be the appropriate post for kids, but for the parents who are reading this blog, I am certain this is one of those things in your life you can live with Read More …
Acronyms shorten the use of full names. In some cases, such as these ones, PUB, BRA and PLN, they have different meaning depending on how they are used. Here are the 3 acronyms which can be words with real meaning in a language.
Part 2 reveals how you can relief your child’s stress in under 1 minute. It is not a scientific or a religious remedy. A simple method that does not require you to scold, ignore, reprimand or be impolite. (SIRI)
Here’s another reason that you shouldn’t be using the online dictionary to help you with translation. While browsing on Youtube, I came across a video lesson on how to use Google chat to translate Mandarin to English. This is what I have discovered.
If you are struggling to make sentences using a foreign language, why not try this secret technique? It is so simple yet many of us take it for granted. It is a personal secret of mine which has proven successful regardless of age and language. Share it with your friends, use it to teach your toddlers and make use of it when you are speaking a foreign language for the first time. It works like magic.
No matter how many languages my child can speak, she will only be at peace with speaking the languages her parents understands the most. It brings me back to the home where I grew up. My parents do not speak English, so we only speak Malay to them because we know they understand this language and therefore will understand us.
Contrary to popular belief, taking notes does not improve memory. It merely helps us store information in auxiliary memory, analogous to data and information in the computer which is stored for future use. I never understood this logic until recently when I wanted so badly to FORGET things I don’t want to remember.
Language learning is a life long journey. Based on own personal experience as a parent / tutor of a multi-lingual kid, I can tell you 10 signs your child may be disinterested in learning a 2nd language.
I am currently attending a course in comprehensive Business Mandarin Course (intermediate) at the Singapore Chinese Instituter Of Commerce and Business. So, am I ready for the challenge? Yes, I am.
English and Mandarin are my two most frequently used languages. In order to spare me the mental agony of having to switch between languages especially when the materials are difficult to understand, I use an application from my iPhone and Read More …
If words meant as much as to a child as a birthday cake, then a letter will tell my daughter how much I appreciate her as my child.
What comes to mind when you think of the French language? Will it be France, Paris, French bread or the distinct throaty ‘r’ sound? Here’s a quick guide on how to kickstart your basic French lessons the easy way.
In a recent episode of the XfactorUSA 2011, Nicole Scherzinger & Simon Cowell discuss whether the voice is an instrument. Simon absolutely disagreed but did not offer any suggestion. Would you consider your voice, ear, nose and all other sense organs as instruments?
For the past 9 years, a book I bought at Borders Bookstore titled, New Cook Book, fed me no knowledge or experience. This year, it is finally sinking in. Borders, you have made my life sweeter and my entire family thank you for bringing this book to us.