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6 Mar 2017
Assimil is a language learning series that enjoys an almost cult-like following among certain language learners. I have used Assimil for two languages, Russian and Korean, and own a copy of Assimil for Romanian, which I have not used. What do I think of Assimil? A Brief Description of Assimil Assimil was first […]Read more A Polyglot’s Review of the Assimil Series
I am going to talk to you about six hacks for mastering Chinese. Basically based on my experience when 40 odd years ago within a nine month period I went from scratch to where I could read novels and translate diplomatic documents in Chinese. Both English into Chinese and Chinese into English. Chinese Hack #1 […]Read more How to Hack Chinese: Six Tips For Learning Faster
We had a lively discussion at my YouTube channel about how to say “I” in Japanese. In my recent video Learn Japanese an Introduction, I used the following sentence to illustrate how the Japanese language works. 私はカナダ人です. (I am Canadian) . I pronounced ”私” わたくし rather thanわたし。A number of people who follow my YouTube channel, all of them non-native speakers, […]Read more Language details: How to say “I” in Japanese?
Since not everyone has a facebook account, here are some of the pictures and videos of our visit.Read more Mexican holiday, for those without a Facebook account.
My wife and I are having a great time in Mexico. The best place to follow it is at my Facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/steve.kaufmann2Read more Mexico, a big country and a hospitable country.
Every year I travel with my family to Big White for skiing and even some evening time hockey in the open air. Almost all of the cabins and apartments are on the hill, so that it is truly a "ski in ski out" resort. We have been doing this for almos...Read more Big White, the perfect place for a family holiday.