Category: Japan

My Japanese Coach – Update

It’s about a month now since I’ve been playing the Nintendo DS game My Japanese Coach in my spare time. So far Most of what I have covered I was taught when you used to go to classes or I have read in books but...

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I’ve bought My Japanese Coach for the Nintendo DS

I’ve been meaning to buy a title for my Nintendo DS that would aid my study of Japanese and my latest purchase for my DS is a recently released title called “My Japanese Coach” which is a member of Ubisoft’s My Coach series. I’ve been...

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Learning Japanese is complicated but not difficult

This is my entry for September’s Japan Blog Matsuri on the topic “The language of Japan” being hosted by Tae Kim. This post is about my experience trying learn Japanese over the past 5 or so years. My relationship with the Japanese language is a...

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Japanese Language related entries recap

Since my “I shall tame the beast called the Japanese language” post I have been hard at work in my free time putting draft posts together to continue posting about and practicing Japanese through my blog. I have put all my Japanese language study material...

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Japanese study material has arrived

I have tonnes of Japanese study material, all kinds of text books, notebooks, workbooks, print-outs, websites and audio CDs but with my busy life it’s hard for me to find enough time to study and the little time I get I am tired or mentally...

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Japanese “ru” verb practise

I’ve been doing my best to put aside some Japanese study time from time to time, because as I said in my post about wanting to conquer the Japanese Language I have been at the same level for over a year now and now that...

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I shall tame the beast called the Japanese Language

Yes I think of the Japanese language as a huge beast, but not an impossible task. It’s not like I think I am incapable of properly grasping and using the language properly, it’s just that process…a very long one and I have been incapable of...

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A guest post by a true J-pop Fanatic

This is the first guest post on my blog. It was written by Justin from educatedwhore.com, a very cool guy and one of my newest blogging pals. Don’t let the name of his blog fool you as his site is well done and offers interesting...

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What did English borrow from Japanese?

The English Language has many loan words from many languages, but we don’t care about those other languages except Japanese right? We all (I hope) know about the cool words like “ninja”, “anime”, “karate” and “samurai” just to name a few. But what about the...

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Nightmare – Raison d’être

I’m big anime fan and to me one of the most important parts of the anime experience is not even the anime itself but the intro and ending music and when I am ratings anime on a scale of one to ten I would give...

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