Tag Archives: Japanese


With a few holidays approaching, we may find ourselves in the bars or friend's/family's dinner parties. We say "Cheers!" loudly and joyfully when we raise our glasses. How would you cheers in Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese), Japanese and Korean? It's easy to learn them because...
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Word-of-the-Week Wednesday-Sensei!

Hello GLN Community!  Those of you who have signed up, have you started your language classes yet?  I, and several fellow students, have.  In addition to greetings and pleasantries, we learned a word, which is very important in a classroom, sensei [pronounced as it is written].  In Japanese, it means teacher.  To meet one outstanding GLN sensei, look no further than yesterday’s blog post:  GLN Blog Post: Tuesday, 6/5/2012.  For more information about GLN teachers, go to https://thegln.org/teach/meet-our-teachers.

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(Is there a word in a foreign language that you just love? That you can’t get enough of, could say over and over, or you just like its meaning? Share it with us in a comment or email!)

Translation Tuesday–nekojita!

Have you you ever heard a phrase in a foreign language and thought you understood it, but then realized that...you didn’t understand it at all? You understood the literal translations of the words, but had no idea why they were being used or what the...
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