Stating the obvious
It’s no secret that different languages use different speech sounds. But what most people don’t realize is that behind every one of those individual speech sounds is something bigger...something almost..
Hallihallo! Welcome back to Adventures in Language! In our last Science Behind Language Learning article, we talked about languages that are harder and easier to learn...for English speakers. But what if your native language is..
In this post, we talk about 10 commonly used measure words for nouns, and how to use measure words for verbs. We chose these 10 measure words because they have helpful patterns for learners to follow, and can be learned more..
Measure words in English are words like “two bottles of water.” A measure word (also called “classifier’) categorizes a noun when counting, and is indispensable in Mandarin Chinese. Mandarin Chinese is more nuanced than English..
“Mein Koffer!” [My suitcase!], I yelled as a stranger lifted it off the baggage carousel. He quickly returned it: a possessive adjective had saved the day. Possessive adjectives are words like “my” or “your” that express..
Hej! Hur står det till? And welcome back, language learners!Mastering pronunciation in a new language can be REALLY challenging. In our last article, we covered why pronunciation can be tough. In this article, we’re sharing 4..