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日本語: Basic Japanese

The best way for me to learn (and retain) something is to ‘teach’ other people. Since I can’t afford going to school right now but don’t want to give up on my goals, I’m trying to study Japanese on my … Continue reading

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私のかぞく

I thought I may as well share “my speech” that I wrote for my final project for my Japanese class. Usually we present in groups for the final projects, doing a skit or something, but I will be absent for … Continue reading

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日本語:And

A guy in my class today asked how to say “and” in Japanese. I’ve been thinking about it and came up with a few different ways I’ve learned so far. The best way for me to retain information is to … Continue reading

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日本語: Going To and From

Here’s what I (re)learned this past week. (に)のります               get on (vehicle)                 のる                   のって (を)おります               get off   … Continue reading

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日本語: て-form

I decided to post bits of what I’m currently studying, ’cause… why not? Right now, I’m re-learning how to conjugate verbs from ます-form to て-form. (There is part in here how to conjugate from dictionary form but I don’t really get that. … Continue reading

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Let’s

I wrote this back in 2010 and just found it in my email. ~~~~~ I love the idea of the Japanese verb ending ~masho, meaning “let’s~” such as “tabemasho” = “let’s eat”. As Peter from J-List said, “These statements subtly … Continue reading

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Hiragana & Katakana

I don’t know if I’m going to have roaming turned on when I go to Japan. I assume not, but JUST IN CASE, wouldn’t it be helpful for me to have some Japanese at my fingertips? Yes. So this is … Continue reading

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