Tagged: japanese

Speaking Japanese is hard but English is even harder

A friend of mine sent me this video in an email. Many English language speakers like me who are studying Japanese find it very difficult because of the difference between the languages, how it is spoken, read, pronunciation and much much more, but have you...

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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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Before and After Hurricane Dean – In Japanese

Hurricane Dean caused me to miss one of My Japanese classes and not surprisingly Tomoko sesei used the opportunity to give us homework, this time the Hurricane was the topic. Like my Easter Holiday write up this was hard and took lots of time, had...

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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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