–I got lots of people to study with on Saturday. I have to write people and make arrangements tonight and early tomorrow.
–I think I need to make sure I get some certain things done each day with regard to language learning — journal entry, some reading, some vocabulary words and some test study are all quite important I think.
–The day before yesterday I bought a small Korean 쉬운성경 so I could do my Bible reading in Korean. The next day, yesterday, I bought the cds for a dramatic reading of the whole 쉬운성경 — 104 cds in all (each about an hour long). I decided to buy it because neither I, Hyung or Joshua could find it online, and I felt it was a good investment specially reading http://www.alljapaneseallthetime.com blog and reflecting on the importance of listening and the listening corpus from the stuff that Greg Thompson wrote. Khatzumoto also writes about the importance of immersing yourself in language all the time so that you’re allways hearing something in the langauge.
I was also encouraged because I had Intermediate Listening cd that I ripped and listened too with only a little bit of analysis of the first chapter. However after listening to it many many times in a various situations how much I could understand.
I see Khatzumoto said recently: “I imagine there must be a direct correlation between media possession and language fluency…I’m just saying…:D” I think that’s probably true. Onward go!
Specially as I’m working out listening is important. I’ve been taking Khatzumoto’s advice on listening seriously, sometimes just having it in the background. . . trying to drastically increase my Korean listening every day so that there is no real (or very little) dead time that way. With the Bible I can do it much easier. . . because it’s a nice thing to listen to.
–I want to finish Genesis very quickly.