When I got my Blackberry Pearl earlier this year, one of the first applications I installed on it was Google Maps Mobile. This application is very handy for checking traffic on the go, and that is my primary use for it. Imagine my disappointment when I switched my phone’s display language to Spanish, and suddenly [...]
Archive for December, 2008
I’ve mentioned before that I’m raising my son to be multilingual in English, Japanese and Swedish. That’s changed a little bit as Swedish is becoming too difficult to fit in all the time. So really I’m now aiming to raise my son bilingual in English and Japanese with some exposure to Swedish thrown in for [...]
I’m about to head out the door to take the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, level 2. Wish me luck!
It is said that the best way to learn a foreign language is through total immersion. So why should your shower be any different? Someone who was Christmas shopping for me found this wonderful shower curtain, which contains 250 Spanish words and their English definitions. It’s also available in French. Honestly, I’m awestruck. Have you [...]
Do you know the difference between Japanese snowmen and the snowmen we are used to? Check out this picture of Japanese snowmen: The main difference is that Japanese snowmen are made from only two snowballs instead of three. They also tend to be much smaller than our snowmen, although that’s not always the case. The [...]