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Japanese Stories: Tenguno Kakuremino & Ishino Koyashi

We are Anindya & Pratyay, Japanese Language teachers and translators. Presently we are teaching at a Japanese Language Learning Centre in our hometown, Kolkata-India. The most interesting part of language learning is experiencing another culture. For, Language does not exist apart from culture, that is, the socially inherited assemblage of practices and beliefs that determines the texture of our life. The study of Japanese language offers unique insights into Japan’s fascinating national culture, which boasts a rich heritage in the fields of native craftsmanship, performance art, visual art, music, film and graphic design. Through this Blog we would like to offer and share our knowledge and exchange our views & ideas with you all on Japanese language and culture. The "What's this word/phrase?" thread. Tobberoth wrote:What?

The "What's this word/phrase?" thread

This is the first time ever I've heard ちち called more formal than とうさん. After all, chichi is just the kanji, 父. とうさん is the same, but with a honorary suffix. おとうさん adds the honorary prefix. I can't imagine how 父 could possibly be more formal than 御父さん. Native speakers can be wrong. A Place for Translators, Interpreters, Voice Talents, Other Language Professionals and Their Clients. Visitors to TranslatorsCafé.com will find a new and very convenient way to connect with others in the international linguistic community.

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Offer your professional translation and interpretation services to registered translation agencies. Access useful linguistic news and resources. Or chat with other linguists about issues of the day. Enjoy your visit and don’t forget to add this site to your favourites. Are You a Language Professional? Practice Kanji While Reading English - New Version of Kanjilish. JaystarkeyMember Registered: 2006-11-04Posts: 90 Hi all, Thanks to everyone who has supported the extension I made that replaces English words with corresponding Kanji so that you can practice while you read English (or other langauges) when you must.

Practice Kanji While Reading English - New Version of Kanjilish

I've tried to be responsive to user requests, and am happy to announce a new version: New features are: 1) option to replace the entire word with kanji instead of just the first letter, 2) easier editing of the profiles (the files the program uses to decide what words should be replaced with what kanji), 3) new options for how and when the program runs - for example, an always on mode, and 4) compatibility with Firefox 3. Japanese computer terms (mac) One way to learn computer terms in Japanese is to download both English and Japanese manuals for a product and go through them comparing.E.g.

Japanese computer terms (mac)

OS Snow Leopard manual 1. English 2. Japanese I typed in most of your screenshots (not the Google page, though) so it's more convenient to check the terms using Rikaichan or whatever. I did it pretty quickly, so there's probably some mistakes (also some of the screenshot characters were blurred and hard to recognize). The Most Effective Method for Learning a Language Alone. Your Complete Guide To Life In Japan! JLPT Level Checker - Test your Japanese vocabulary, kanji and grammar (Build 20110927030845) Japanese Sub-titled Text: Dr. Kent Hovind - Seminar 1 (Build 20111002030844) Why are Prices in Japan So Damn High?? (Build 20111002030844) 日本語資源 - The free online lessons Can't stress they're free enough.

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These lessons are geared towards the serious learner, there is no cutting corners here. The online lessons teach you Japanese the way it's taught in universities, only for free. This has obvious advantages, as well as disadvantages, but the most important thing is that you can get your learn on. The site is still in its migratory phase, so not all of the lessons have been ported yet, I will get them online and up to date as soon as possible; for now only lessons 0 through 3 are back up. Immersion - Why and How (Hikosaemon agrees) Learn how to read japanese kanji! AJATT: All Japanese All The Time. Japanese « Becoming Jouzu. I am now taking up the task again of resuming my Japanese studies, which are done purely on my own time, but which I am willing to put a lot of devotion to.

Japanese « Becoming Jouzu.

I have recently come across a site that sparked and refueled my interests again: All Japanese All The Time. The site’s author, Khatzumoto, managed to learn fluent Japanese in 18 months from scratch, without much previous experience, without classes, and subsequently score an interview in Japan as a software engineer. There is an abundant amount of information on that site, and for those who don’t feel well reading so much information at a time, I will be trying to summarize the key points here. I. Overview The above is Khatzumoto’s overview diagram/flow chart of how he does his Japanese studying. - for all this to seem fun, you have to enjoy what you’re doing. . - learn the 2046 general use kanji from Remember the Kanji, Part I, by James Heisig; input the stuff you learn into your SRS routine Yep, 10,000 hours. And last but not least…