July 2019 / 165 posts found

8 Tools to Learn Chinese More Easily – Viva Language Services

by koku_jin
There are more than 1.2 billion Chinese language speakers worldwide. Chinese businesses are expanding, they are going global and you very often deal with Chinese speaking people, be it a construction site or a corporate office of an MNC. Because of this, you may have your reasons for wanting to know this language, be it personal or occupational. Maybe you just want to learn it just in case you need it in future for your personal and professional growth, or maybe you have a long trip planned to China. Regardless of your motives, there are some very popular online and […]

Foreign Student Hospitalized In China Gets Note From Nurse Who Doesn’t Speak English, And The Comments Crack Us Up – Stay Wild Moon Child

by learn a language journalist
‘Lost in translation’ language mix-ups and misunderstandings can make for hilarious travel anecdotes – but not when they happen at a hospital.An international student was hospitalized in China and fell under the care of a nurse that didn’t speak English.Understanding the importance o This content was originally published here.

20 students from South Korea study English at UTC, have fun in Chattanooga – UTC News Releases

by learn a language journalist
Haechan Lee, left, and Jehyeong Ahn are in a group of South Korean students studying English at UTC for two weeks and also seeing the sights of Chattanooga. Haechan Lee has only been in the United States for three days, but he’s already noticed a big difference between here and his home in South Korea. “The food is really heavy. I mean, bacon and sausage for breakfast? C’mon!” he says. Breakfast in South Korea might be rice, fish and kimchi, which is salted and fermented vegetables. But then Lee admits: “I love all the food here.” As you can tell, […]

Learn French with these 10 movies

by koku_jin
We’ve noticed you skipping the French film section on Netflix to catch up on the latest episode of Black Mirror, and we can hardly blame you. However, you might be surprised and/or pleased to know that French films are more accessible than they have ever been anywhere in the world. Since the arrival of streaming media and platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, everybody seems to be glued to their screen day in and day out, watching comedies, dramas, thrillers, adventure movies or sometimes just binging baking shows. Don’t judge us. There’s truly something for everybody. When one thinks […]

Trump Rule Rejects Migrants Who Cannot Speak English

by learn a language journalist
Intended to exclude welfare-dependent migrants This content was originally published here.

Francisco Galicia to CNN (through a translator): ‘I don’t speak English but I’m going to learn it’ – twitchy.com

by learn a language journalist
Well, this is weird. . . Franciso Galicia, the alleged American citizen who was detained for 23 days because his mother listed his country of birth as Mexico on a tourist visa and used a fake ID on his U.S. birth certificate, can’t speak English. Here he is telling CNN that, “I don’t speak English but I’m going to learn”: .@CNNValencia sits down with Francisco Galicia, who was born in the US but detained by immigration officials for more than three weeks. https://t.co/U2aHCjxLXq pic.twitter.com/pX8YL3gVH2 — CNN (@CNN) July 26, 2019 Galicia also told CBS News that he’s planning to graduate […]

Learn French: The Most Common Mistakes! #4 Pronunciation

by koku_jin
My background as a French teacher made me realize a lot of things. Everyone learning a language despite of their nationality has his or her difficulties. As majority of my students are native English speakers, they face the same problems. We all know that more than 30% of English language has a French origin. Even non-native English speakers tend to use the same sentence structure as English. That is a very clever strategy, but this technique is not perfect. I am here to give you more. You will find here what you need to be careful with, the most common […]

Japanese First Lady Pretended To Not Speak English So She Wouldn’t Have To Talk To Trump

by learn a language journalist
Donald Trump is not a popular or well-liked man among world leaders. Even dictators such as North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, Russia’s Vladimir Putin, and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who Trump tends to brag about his chummy, friendly relationships with, don’t really care for him much at all. They just recognize how stupid, gullible, and easily-swayed by power he is and use that to their advantage — Donald can brag about his wonderful relationship with Kim Jong Un all he likes, the North Korean dictator is still testing nuclear weapons whenever he pleases. Other than the few […]

Taco Bell Refuses Service to Woman Who Doesn’t Speak Spanish

by learn a language journalist
Video shows employees deny food to customer who only speaks English This content was originally published here.

FREE Speak English Podcasts | Learn English 174 Article 13 Phrasal Verb Take Examples

by learn a language journalist
​13 Phrasal Verb Take Examples A photograph of of an analog audio interface with the British union jack flag and banner text that says “Phrasal Verbs To Take”, used as the cover image for Article “13 Phrasal Verb Take Examples Cover Image” ​Today the English podcast is about the phrasal verbs with the word “take” in them. Phrasal verbs are an area of English language learning that is difficult because it often uses the same words in a sentence but the meaning implied is different based on the context of the sentence. That’s right! For example, the phrasal verb “Take […]