Why 6am and daily morning rituals is key to learning a language

  Working 9-6 every day in Beijing and the 40-minute commute to and from work, alongside half a dozen other weekly commitments doesn’t augur well for language study. After leaving Seoul six months ago, my Korean language skills have dropped off dramatically … Read More

Indonesia In Action

  The Indonesia-Australia relationship is extremely important. However, lately it seems as though each month brings fresh controversies highlighting the troubled nature of the national government-to-government relationship. The 2015 Lowy Institute Poll claims that Australians’ feelings towards Indonesia are the … Read More

Indonesian Language Learning – Bahasa Lokal

  Language learning has been a fascinating and rewarding experience for me. There is an amazing sense of achievement when you first become able to communicate in a language that you didn’t develop as a child. As any language learner … Read More

Tips from an Australian student studying in Taiwan and Mainland China

As a part of my degree program at the Australian National University, I was given an incredible opportunity to study in a Mandarin-speaking country for one academic year, and in return, I received a Graduate Diploma of Asia-Pacific Studies. The … Read More