15 March

More Common Japanese Loanwords

Loanwords are Japanese words that have been “borrowed” from other languages, usually English. Most loanwords are simply transliterations of their donor words. For example, コーヒー (kōhī) is the loanword for …

Japanese Green Tea
06 March

Common Japanese Loanwords

Loanwords are Japanese words that have been “borrowed” from other languages, usually English. Most loanwords are simply transliterations of their donor words. For example, コーヒー (kōhī) is the loanword for …

27 February

Spanish Diminutives and Augmentatives

In this lesson, we’re going to look at Spanish diminutives and augmentatives. These suffixes can be added to nouns, adjectives, and adverbs and usually indicate smaller and larger size, respectively. …

23 February

Japanese Vocabulary Quiz Round Three

Test your Japanese vocabulary with this new matching exercising containing an additional twenty-six words. Match each Japanese word on the left with its English equivalent on the right. We’ve included …

17 February

Japanese Vocabulary Quiz Round Three

Test your Japanese vocabulary with this new matching exercising containing an additional twenty-six words. Match each Japanese word on the left with its English equivalent on the right. We’ve included …

Japanese Green Tea
03 February

Japanese Idioms

In this lesson, we’re going to look at ten common Japanese idiomatic expressions. Knowing basic idioms can increase your understanding of any language, not to mention your degree of acceptance …

Great Wall of China
20 January

Chengyu: Chinese Idioms

In this lesson, we’re going to look at some more Chinese idiomatic expression. Chinese idioms, or Chengyu (成语), usually consist of four characters. They are equivalent to simple English idioms, …