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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

Mon 2020.07.06

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Singing lyrics is a great way to practice a foreign language…or is it? General, grammar, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.06.22

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Japanese particle combination: にも (ni mo) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Intermediate, particles Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2020.06.09

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Japanese word differentiation: “mata” vs. “mada” (また 対 まだ) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Beginner, 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 2020.05.26

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Japanese book review: “コミュニケーションの原点は「氣」にあり!” (“Communication begins with Ki!”) by Shin’ichi Tohei (藤平信一) aikido, culture, General, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.05.11

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Japanese Book Release: Classic Japanese Fairy Tales (Volume 3), by Mimei Ogawa E-book publishing, General, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.05.04

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Japanese expression: 疲れにくくなる(tsukare nikuku naru) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.04.27

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Japanese word 構成 (kousei) and it’s use in the IT industry General, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation 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

Tue 2020.04.14

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Japanese キャンディ (kyandi) vs. Western “Candy” candy, General, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2020.04.07

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Useful Japanese Phrase: “tabete iku” (食べていく) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2020.03.19

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Mysterious Japanese grammar: using the を(wo) particle with だ (da)・です (desu) ? General, grammar, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.03.16

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A pair of terribly useful Japanese verbs: 出す (dasu) and 出る (deru) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, verbs Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.02.24

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Japanese grammar pattern: the trailing “te” form General, grammar, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate 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

Mon 2020.02.10

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Japanese literary expression: 〜のか〜 (~ no ka ~) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Intermediate, literature 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

Mon 2020.02.03

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Don’t underestimate Japanese particles! General, grammar, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, particles, Uncategorized 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
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
Expressing plurality in Japanese: the full story General, grammar, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese
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

Wed 2020.01.08

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Why is grass (草) used in Japanese to mean something is funny? culture, General, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.01.06

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TransLiterary Lab (#5): 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

Sat 2020.01.04

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TransLiterary Lab (#4): 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

Fri 2020.01.03

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Interesting Japanese expression: 噛み砕く (kamikudaku) expression, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.12.31

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Thoughts for the new year: Satisfaction vs. Enjoyment (and language learning) General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.12.30

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TransLiterary Lab (#3): 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

Tue 2019.12.24

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TransLiterary Lab (#2): 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

Sun 2019.12.22

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Japanese vocabulary word: 着膨れ (kibukure) General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.12.18

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TransLiterary Lab (#1): 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

Wed 2019.12.18

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Japanese literary expression: 〜ものの (~mono no) grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.12.12

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Japanese word 引きずる (hikizuru) Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.12.09

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Tips for asking other for help with a foreign language General, grammar, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.12.02

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Japanese novel review: 「百の夜は跳ねて」(Across 100 Nights) by 古市憲寿 (Noritoshi Furuichi) General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.11.18

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Japanese novel review: “The Woman in the Purple Skirt” (“むらさきのスカートの女”) by Natsuko Imamura (今村夏子) culture, General, Japanese Study: Intermediate, review, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.11.12

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Interesting Japanese loanword “マウンティング” (mauntingu, a.k.a. “mounting”) culture, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.11.04

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Classical Japanese poetry translation: “The Forgotten Garden” (廃園) by Yoshinobu Morikawa (森川義信) culture, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, poem, poetry, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.09.30

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Japanese word highlight: “katte” (勝手) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.09.18

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Japanese grammar spotlight: だって (datte) vs だから (dakara) General, grammar, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.09.16

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Fairy tale about a magic organ: Mimei Ogawa’s “The Life of a Musical Instrument” culture, General, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.08.26

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Literary Japanese: shifting around the order of topics General, grammar, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.08.15

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まえ (mae) vs まで (made): what’s the difference? General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.08.05

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Japanese term: What is “Ateji”? (当て字・あてじ) General, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese