Monthly Archives: July 2014

Toilet Exhibition at Miraikan

Yesterday Kazumi and I went to an exhibition at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) here in Tokyo. An exhibition on toilets and poo! This is just my impression, but I think Japanese people are a lot

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Learn a new language more quickly by focusing on pronunciation first

Learn a new language more quickly by focusing on pronunciation first This article from Scientific American does a great job of summarizing recent research on accent training and the effects on language learning. I’m actually working on my own version

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