Kaguya Sama Love Is War, Something Special

Indeed, Kaguya has some kind of magic which just makes it special. I returned to my second year of University completely dejected by the prospect of running as secretary for my university's anime society - anime just didn't interest me anymore. However I still got the chance to suggest an anime for us to watch, … Continue reading Kaguya Sama Love Is War, Something Special

Duolingo+ Review – Spanish

The last time I reviewed the normal version of Duolingo based on the Chinese version, now I will review Duolingo+ based on the Spanish version and talk a little bit about the Spanish course itself! So what does Duolingo+ offer? Well a couple of things. The first one that surprised me quite a lot, was … Continue reading Duolingo+ Review – Spanish

What Mistakes I Made In Language Learning (Chinese)

When learning a language for the first time, mistakes in your methods seem inevitable, after all you don't know where to start, and even when you follow good advice from people who have become fluent, it's still possible to make mistakes and mess things up. So that's why I'd like to talk about my mistakes … Continue reading What Mistakes I Made In Language Learning (Chinese)

The HSK3 Exam Process Has Some Problems

On Saturday I took the HSK3 exam at my university after 9 months of studying the language. Normally I discuss my general thoughts on the HSK exam itself - difficulty, studying for it, difference between previous HSK's and etc however before that post is released I would like to discuss something different, the exam process … Continue reading The HSK3 Exam Process Has Some Problems

The Tragedy of Memrise Removing Decks

For those who don't know Memrise is a very useful tool for free education of language learning. It's a spaced repition software which helps you learn words by exposing you to them over long periods of time, helping them to stick in your long term memory. It's actually very useful. When Memrise made their change … Continue reading The Tragedy of Memrise Removing Decks

From HSK2 to HSK3 – Thoughts on HSK, And The Different Methods of Language Learning

On December 1st I took my HSK2 exam after roughly six months of preparation, I knew beforehand that I would pass, as even months before that I found that I could pass the HSK2 exam, and I had only learned more since then. My test results came back, so how did I do? Well pretty … Continue reading From HSK2 to HSK3 – Thoughts on HSK, And The Different Methods of Language Learning

On Selling Atheist Books To Children

Yesterday I reviewed Richard Dawkins' "Outgrowing God" however there was a major discussion topic that I missed out that I would like to talk about here. That is the issue itself of selling a book like this to children. I don't think it should be done. But obviously that applies to religious books as well. … Continue reading On Selling Atheist Books To Children