Category: Japan

Japanese classes restarted wooohooo!

After being a lazy bum at sitting at home through most of my vacation leave from work and missing half of last term’s Japanese classes I went to my first class of the new term today. The two hour classes on Saturdays only will continue...

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Japanese Classes restart tomorow

Finally, after the long christmas break I am looking forward to being back at classes tomorow. Classes are now on Saturdays from 2pm – 4pm and I will be redoing most of what I failed last term, not ganna fail again though, I have an...

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I have failed….confirmation pending…

I knew I would deep down I knew it. I probably didn’t want to say it but I knew it. I deserve it though because this term has been a combination of being very busy and neglect of studying. I barely looked over anything all...

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Over one year of studying Japanese

This term marked many milestones in my short study of the Japanese language, and now since studying over a year, I take great pleasure in small things such a taking up a magazine written entirely in Japanese or viewing a website in Japanese and understanding...

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Summer School Over

For the past 8 weeks I have been being attending Summer school in order to get some extra time and experience in while trying to learn Japanese. Initially it was me two other students and our sensei Tomoko but after the firt 3 weeks in...

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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift [SOUNDTRACK]

One of the main things other than the cars, girls and views of Japan that makes The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift so enjoyable is the music in the movie. Right from the opening scene when Sean is being searched before entering (what seems...

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Step 2+ Exam Results

Went to class yesterday to pick up my grades and it turns out that I have scored almost the same as I did on the step 2 exam on the 2+ exam. My average is still at 75% and was commended on my oral skills...

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Step 2+ exam over

Yesterday I made my way after work to the Language Training Centre for my step 2+ Japanese exam. Well I feel the same way I did when I took the step 2 exam but I think i might have done a little better in the...

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Japanese Class Recap – May 2006

I have now decided to post monthly updates of Japanese classes instead of an update every few classes as I think the information will flow better ad there will be more elaboration without too much repetition. There is nothing really new that happened in class...

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