Category: Language Learning

  • Khwe tribe demands own chief

    THE Khwe people living in the Bwabwata National Park say their development as an ethnic group is being hampered because they do not have a chief of their own. The Bwabwata National Park is about 300 kilometres from Katima Mulilo. About 7 000 Khwe people are believed to live in the Omega 1 and Omega […]

  • Pune man quits job to learn bread-making in Japan, opens unique Bakery

    After repeated failures, Rahul Deo from Pune flew to Japan twice to learn baking soft, fresh Japanese bread and open ‘Tokyo Bakery’ Promotion The aroma of freshly baked bread coming from a modest albeit slightly hidden bakery in Pune never fails to tempt me to stop for a loaf or try some warm cakes. Tokyo […]

  • Five Things You Can Now Do On The Go

    The mobile revolution has been well underway for more than a decade now. And new things are still coming to our fingertips. Whether in the form of new functionalities on the phone itself, or new apps being rolled out by small, dynamic start-ups, it seems like every day our tiny phones become more and more […]

  • 7 Underrated Free Online Tools to Use When Learning a New Language

    There are many myths about learning a new language. A lot of them go something like this: “You can’t learn a language without traveling to the country where they speak it.” “You have to pay for a course led by a professional. You can’t do this on your own.” “You need to buy all these […]

  • Coronavirus wedding disasters of 2020: James Middleton, JLo, Amy Dowden & more

    As the coronavirus pandemic overshadowed most of 2020, many couples were faced with the sad prospect of postponing or cancelling their wedding days. Celebrities such as Katy Perry, JLo, Amy Dowden and Lucy Mecklenburgh were supposed to be getting married in 2020 and have all had to change their big day plans. SEE: The celebs […]

  • How to learn Korean fast: free and cheap online courses, videos, apps

    For beginner language acquisition Johannes Spahn / EyeEm First Step Korean (Coursera) If you’re looking for a more formal online course to get the ball rolling, First Step Korean is the highest-rated Korean course on Coursera. The curriculum is also created by Yonsei University, one of the top-rated universities in South Korea. The five-week program […]

  • Eritrea: SIRS, If You Want to Gossip

    “Kamsa meta,” my daughter explains, is “Thank you,” in Korean. She picked this and other Korean expressions in what I call is accidental learning. She enjoys Korean movies and regularly watches KBS World, a Korean television channel with subtitles in English. If my daughter had the serious intention of learning Korean, I think she would […]

  • Struggling with storage? This app connects you to solutions, AirBnb style

    Artificial intelligence is hot everywhere, but it’s more than just hot for real estate – it’s poised to reshape the entire industry. To stay relevant, Realtors, brokerages and agents need to know how to use AI to their advantage and understand how it’s empowering consumers. So, let’s break it down. What, exactly, can AI do […]

  • Diving into the work of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency

    Best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne. A lesser known function of the Defense Department provides advisors or coaches to friendly foreign militaries. The Ministry of Defense Advisors Program goes back a few years to the surge in Afghanistan. Now it has advisors embedded […]

  • Lewis Hamilton: ‘There are so many things to fight for’

    By any standards, even if Lewis Hamilton hadn’t spoken into a single microphone this year and hadn’t sent a single tweet and hadn’t once bent knee to ground in order to shake up the very male and oh-so-pale world of Formula One, he would have had one of the most remarkable years of his life. […]