Sensory Adjectives

We use adjectives to describe what we experience with our senses. Do you know these words? (Download pdf here) source

Same sound, different word?!

Homonyms in English, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese What is a homonym? Homonyms are words that sound alike but have different meanings. Same word, different meaning! Click here for a list of English homonyms. Korean also has many homonyms. Here is a list. The same...

Present Perfect Simple and Continuous

Present Perfect Simple Form: Subject + have/has + past participle We use the Present Perfect Simple Tense for life experience, unfinished states, to focus on the result of an activity, for recent “one-time” actions to name a few.  Here is a breakdown...

The Mysterious Case of Shizo Kanakuri

Shizo Kanakuri, Japan’s First Marathon Champion 金栗四三 日本の初めのマラソン勝者 Have you heard of Shizo Kanakuri? He was a runner in 1912 Olympics in Stockholm. Back then, Japan wasn’t well known and everyone was surprised when he broke the world record by 27 minutes...