Monthly Archives: October 2011

Screw it!

I prevented myself from deleting all of my anki deck files by uploading them somewhere safe as a backup after I realised yesterday that I will come to an end with learning and investing time in Japanese. So far, I … Continue reading

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Short anecdote how I started (and ended) with Japanese food

Do you know what rice pudding is? Ok, assuming you know that. Turn that somehow into something sticky and make おにぎりs out of it, perhaps with some jam filling inside. That’s how you can shock Japanese friend’s when you say … Continue reading

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Back from London

London was great! If you look for some small Japanese community and the possibility buying novels in pounds comparingly cheap, head to Adanami/Mitsukoshi. Preferably Adanami as they have 割引 :)

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Ok, I’m letting a podcast always run on iTunes in the background while doing core6k with the included audio in anki. Is that good or rather contraproductive for my listening comprehension? I’m just listening passively then to the podcast itself … Continue reading

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I feel so helplessly lost in this HUGE pool of Japanese, so called “easy”, grammar once again.. I mean, there is no way around learning it. It’s not the primary problem of understanding grammar when I read sentences in Japanese … Continue reading

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