Introduction In today's episode of language diary, I want to share with you guys some thoughts about learning grammar when taking on a new language. Have you thought about it before? If I'm learning a new language, should I start with grammar? Is grammar important? If so, how … [Read more...] about 【Language Diary #5】How important is grammar, really?
Introduction Hey guys, welcome back to lesson #15 of the Cantonese grammar series, where we break down how Cantonese works with plenty of examples. Following our gigantic lesson from last time covering Cantonese conjunctions with over 100+ examples to boot, we’re going to go … [Read more...] about Cantonese grammar #15: Cantonese negation【廣東話否定式】
Introduction In today's episode of Language Diary, let's imagine that we're planning to live in a foreign country for a period of time (maybe a year or so) - what's the first thing that comes to mind if you're planning to learn the language as well? Situational phrases! (Well, … [Read more...] about 【Language Diary #4】How to Survive in a Foreign Language
Introduction When thinking of Asian languages, generally, people tend to gravitate towards the "CJK" trio - or "Chinese, Japanese and Korean". (That's actually an abbreviation, I didn't make it up.) So, today, instead of talking about language learning in general, I thought it'd … [Read more...] about 【Language Diary #3】Cantonese vs. Mandarin vs. Japanese vs. Korean
Introduction Today, we're going to be talking about a topic I feel deserves more attention - should we get a teacher or not when learning a new language? If so, when should we start working with a teacher? Video Teacher...or no teacher when learning a new … [Read more...] about 【Language Diary #2】I should get a teacher when…