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Mon 2022.05.23

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Japanese expression highlight: あるある (aru aru) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Uncategorized, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2022.05.16

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Japanese book review: わたしたちの家庭科 (A home economics textbook) culture, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Reviews, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2022.05.04

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Tackling Translation Troubles (Vol. 2): parallel structure General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Tackling Translation Troubles, translation Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2022.03.30

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Japanese Grammar: The mysterious connection between the volitional form and でしょう / だろう (deshou / darou) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Uncategorized, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese
Japanese grammar: When is it safe to omit a first person pronoun? General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2022.03.02

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10 usages of the Japanese word でも (demo) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Uncategorized, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese
Japanese Book review: 『九十歳。 何がめでたい』 (“What’s so great about being 90 years old?”) by 佐藤 愛子 (Aiko Sato) culture, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Reviews, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2022.02.17

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Japanese Radio Dramas: a unique and interesting way to study the language culture, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.12.06

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Japanese expression “darou ni” (だろうに) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced Self Taught Japanese
Japanese literature review: わたしの美しい庭 (“My Beautiful Garden”) by 凪良ゆう(Yuu Nagira) General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.09.27

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Japanese comedy highlight: Sandwich Man (a comedy duo) culture, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.09.13

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Vocabulary list: Classical Japanese kanji culture, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Uncategorized, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.08.02

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Japanese Literature Translation: “My Life”, an essay by women author Hayashi Fumiko (林芙美子) culture, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.07.26

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Japanese expression ともなく (to mo naku) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2021.07.21

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Japanese expression:「言葉が足りず、すみませんでした」 (kotoba ga tarizu, sumimasen deshita) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.07.12

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Blog review: Landofnudotcom (landofnu.com) Chinese, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Reviews, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2021.06.30

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Japanese Grammar: Abbreviated causative-passive forms General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.05.10

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A surprising meaning of the Japanese word その(“sono”). General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.04.26

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The Translation Project of a Lifetime General, Japanese Study: Advanced, translation Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2021.04.13

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Japanese phrase: 〜ことから (~koto kara) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.04.05

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Japanese Literature Release: “The Masquerade Ball” by Edogawa Rampo (Bilingual Edition) culture, E-book publishing, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.03.29

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Japanese Writing Lab #7: A fun event or trip class, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese writing lab, japanese_writing_lab, language, practice, self-taught, topic, writing Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2021.03.10

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Japanese expression: だけあって (dake atte) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, TransLiterary Lab Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.02.22

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Japanese literature review: “大きな鳥にさらわれないよう” (“To Avoid Being Swept Away by a Large Bird”) by 川上弘美 (Hiromi Kawakami) General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.02.01

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Classical poem translation: “The Second of a Series of Miscellaneous Poems” (雜詩其二) by Tao Yuanming (陶淵明) Chinese, General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, poetry, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.12.28

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Japanese Book Review: 首里の馬 (“The Horse of Shuri”) by 高山 羽根子 (Takayama Haneko) General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Reviews, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2020.12.09

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Japanese grammar: Solving the mystery of “僕に言われても” (boku ni iwarete mo) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2020.12.02

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Japanese literature review: 人間 (“Ningen”) by 又吉直樹 (Matayoshi Naoki) culture, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.11.16

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The patterns “shite dou?” / “shitara dou?” and vagueness with verb tenses in Japanese General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.08.31

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Multiple Meanings of “Maru” in Japanese (円、丸) culture, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2020.08.19

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Japanese expression: とんだとばっちりを食う (tonda tobacchiri wo kuu) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.08.17

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Japanese literary expression: ~言わんばかり (~iwan bakari) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.08.10

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Japanese literature review: “The Legend of Fukiage: Book 1″ (吹上奇譚 第一話) by Banana Yoshimoto (吉本バナナ) General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Reviews, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.07.20

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The Language Corrector’s Dilemma General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.07.13

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Japanese particle combination: からの (kara no) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2020.06.07

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Book Release: Japanese Particle Quizzes [Yaba-Q: Volume 1] E-book publishing, General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, online quizzes and tests, quizzes, translation Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2020.06.05

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Use active reading to boost your foreign language skills General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.06.01

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Particle combination かで (kade) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, particles Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2020.04.21

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50+ Japanese Grammatical Patterns: an experiment in translation General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.04.20

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Japanese Slang Term: yosage (良さげ) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, slang, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2020.04.08

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Japanese Literature Review: “Twins Teleport Tale” (フーガはユーガ) by Kotaro Isaka (伊坂幸太郎) General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Reviews, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.04.06

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New Anime Review: “Cagaster of an Insect Cage” (虫籠のカガステル) anime, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Reviews, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.03.09

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Translation Tips: Dealing with culturally-unique terms General, Japanese Study: Advanced, translation Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2020.02.19

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TransLiterary Lab (#11): live analysis / translation of Japanese literature (“Ningen Hyou” by Edogawa Rampo) General, grammar, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature, translation, TransLiterary Lab Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2020.02.05

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TransLiterary Lab (#10): live analysis / translation of Japanese literature (“Akita Kaidou” by Kenji Miyazawa) General, grammar, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature, translation, TransLiterary Lab Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2020.01.22

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TransLiterary Lab (#9): live analysis / translation of Japanese literature (“Akita Kaidou” by Kenji Miyazawa) General, grammar, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature, translation, TransLiterary Lab Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2020.01.17

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TransLiterary Lab (#8): live analysis / translation of Japanese literature (“Lemon” by Motojiro Kaiji) General, grammar, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature, translation, TransLiterary Lab Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2020.01.16

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Japanese word highlight: 良かれ (yokare) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.01.13

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TransLiterary Lab (#7): live analysis and translation of Japanese literary excerpts General, grammar, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature, translation, TransLiterary Lab Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.01.13

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TransLiterary Lab (#6): live analysis and translation of Japanese literary excerpts General, grammar, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature, translation, TransLiterary Lab Self Taught Japanese