Multilingual flashcard: Princess

Princess in 10 languages With the royal wedding just this weekend past, there has been lots in the media about how Meghan Markle has achieved every little girl’s dream about becoming a princess. I’m sure everyone has dreamt at some stage of their parents not really being their parents, but actually a long-lost royal family,…

Wanderings: Game of Thrones Tapestry

Game of Thrones Tapestry The Game of Thrones Tapestry is in the Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland. It was commissioned to commemorate all the places in Northern Ireland which were used to film the popular HBO TV series, Game of Thrones. I felt quite justified when Game of Thrones began filming in Northern Ireland and…

Korean through music – Stand up by J-Min (일어나)

Stand up by J-min This song is the main theme for a popular Korean series, To the Beautiful You, which I have been watching recently. As well as being very catchy it is also quite easy to understand so I would like to use it as a focus for learning some new Korean words. Watch…

Music and TV for language learning

Listening to music can be an enjoyable way of learning a new language or simply getting used to the sounds and patterns of that language. Through music you can learn new vocabulary or reinforce what you have already learned – I love the thrill I get when I hear a new word or grammar structure…