Tag Archives: ESL

Deception Defined

My apologies to everyone.  I was very busy/in places where the internet was as unreliable as the daily food-borne illness.  But I’m back now, ready to re-tackle those pressing issues. That said, to those of you that celebrated the looming … Continue reading

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Japanese Weirdness: Studying English is Really Fung

The Japanese language has, similar to a plethora of other languages, adopted and amended various non-native words and adapted them to fit its standard pronunciations.  Additionally, Japanese is based on (Mandarin) Chinese, as much of Korean is too (that should … Continue reading

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