Category: Japan

Hiragana and Katakana explained

Hiragana and Katakana (together known as “Kana”) are simple, 50 character (4 of which are obsolete so most sources list 46), syllable based writing systems that should be one of the first things that all persons studying Japanese should learn. Hiragana and Katakana might seem...

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Katakana Charts – Jamaipanese style ^_^

Hiragana Charts were posted less than two days ago and now it’s time for the Katakana version. Remember don’t worry if yoy don’t know nothing about these weird characters as I will be posting information on them soon. If you know them and want to...

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Hiragana Charts – Jamaipanese style ^_^

Three consecutive nights of fiddling around in Macromedia (or should I say Adobe) fireworks has produced the following hiragana charts, as you can see the column colours are taken from the Jamaican and Japanese flag and a Jamaipanese touch has been added ^_^. The katakana...

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3 useful sites for Japanese Learners

Yes I am staying true to my promise to start posting more about learning Japanese and use these posts to help in my own practice and understanding of the Japanese language. Before I started I thought I’d share 3 excellent online resources for persons who...

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My letter to all Japanese verbs – Part 1

Japanese verbs ooh how evil arth thou, you sound so cool prior to conjugation in your dictionary form, your masu form and progress tense form is not so much trouble either but it’s when the time comes for your multitude of other forms such as...

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Japanese Summer classes

Ah yes, its been so long since my last update on Japanese class, why is this so must be the question that pops into your mind after reading that. Lets just say I am pass the happy=go-lucky or easy stages of the language and its...

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Writing about my Easter Holiday – In Japanese

For the last three weeks I have been working on this, yes three weeks on half a paragraph. Japanese is hard!…but fun ^_^…when you eventually succeed at the problem you were facing while studying…you smile for a while and ponder on the future problems you...

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Japanese Class Revision and Practice – Important Places

I hope to start adding more posts related studying Japanese. I am behind sadly and I need to practice up and I am sure other people who visit my site might find information I post in these little revisions and practice posts useful. Important Places...

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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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