Games As Study: Language Difficulty List

Picnic mode is actually really hard in the winter. Funny that.

Picnic mode is actually really hard in the winter. Funny that.

日本語の勉強のためゲーム:言語難易度順 

Your one stop shop for finding the difficulty of the language in any game (that I’ve played). Continue reading

A Talk About Translation

Forget how juvenile the above picture is... Could you translate it perfectly? Is there even such a thing as a perfect translation for this?

Forget how juvenile the above picture is… Could you translate it perfectly into Japanese or any other language? Is there even such a thing as a perfect translation for this?

翻訳の話

“Frozen” brings out all kinds of conversations. Continue reading

Educational Games vs. Edutainment vs. Gamification

教育ゲーム対エデュテインメント対ゲーミフィケーション

With all the “games for class” and “games for learning” recently, I’ve had the above on my mind again, and I think it’s important to clarify what the above terms mean. Continue reading

Games as Study: Pokémon X/Y Review

日本語の勉強のためゲーム:ポケットモンスターX・Yの批評

I’m a big advocate of using entertainment of all kinds as study, especially in the realm of language study. Pokémon X/Y might have been perfectly crafted for this purpose. Continue reading