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Learning Persian
September 18, 2014

Yep, I’m an Idiot

In which my technological oblivion kicks me in the ass.

Tonight after months of frustration at the lack of sound in Persian courses on Memrise, I went to the Memrise Madness group on Facebook and expressed my disappointment over my soundless learning experience. George Muresan, a dedicated language learner and…

Meetups For Korean on Several Continents

Korean, Classes/Conversation, Social

Enter your zip code on the far right of this page to see whether there is a Korean Language Meetup group in your area. As an example of what’s out there: in New York in early March 2013, there were 902 “…

This Is a Fascinating Language Story

Hebrew, Books

I admit it: I got distracted by other life demands and didn’t get past page 50 of this book, but I really liked what I read, and it seems like a great resource for someone interested in the Hebrew language. …

Little Italy

4 Italian, Neighborhoods

Today’s Little Italy is primarily a tourist attraction, shrunk to Mulberry Street between Broome and Canal streets, with a presence on Grand Street as well. As writer Sam Roberts noted in a 2011 New York Times article…

I Definitely Recommend a Visit

5 General, Museums/Cultural, Kids

This remarkable little museum teaches visitors about New York City’s immigrant past. You can enjoy it in several ways. First, you can tour 97 Orchard Street, which was constructed in the middle of the 19th century and served as home…

Read Their Website in English...

Korean, Organizations

This association, whose acronym KAAGNY automatically makes me think “Lacey,” offers both Korean and English versions of its website. KAAGNY has been around since before I was born, serving the roughly half a million Korean-Americans living in the New York…

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