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Tue 2019.04.16

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Translating Military Rankings - General Fiction language, military Sinnesspiel
Translating Military Rankings - General Fiction language, military Sinnesspiel

Thu 2019.01.03

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Japanese Writing Lab #6: Where you live 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

Mon 2018.09.17

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Language learning pitfall: Learning similar words at the same time homophones, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, learning, techniques Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2018.05.13

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Kuroko no Basuke - Character Reference/Language Guide kuroko no basuke, language Sinnesspiel

Sun 2018.05.13

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Kuroko no Basuke - Character Reference/Language Guide kuroko no basuke, language Sinnesspiel

Mon 2018.01.08

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Some thoughts on language selection and code switching code switching, culture, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, language selection, linguistics, raising a bilingual child, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.06.20

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shibaraku (しばらく): a good Japanese word to know a while, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, shibaraku Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.05.02

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Japanese phrase: “warukatta” (わるかった・悪かった) General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, language, phrase, study, warui, warukatta Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2017.03.27

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Japanese vocabulary list: School and Educational Institution Terms children, education, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, list, raising a bilingual child, school, terms, vocab, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2017.03.15

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Japanese Grammar: Using kara (から) and node (ので) to express a reason in isolation grammar, japan, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, japanse, kara, language, node, reason Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.02.14

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“I am” (A linguistic essay) Aside, essay, General, japan, japanese, language, linguistics, poetry, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2017.02.02

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How does Godzilla unpeel a banana in Japan? banana, children, culture, General, godzilla, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, language, tradition Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2017.01.27

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Japanese children’s book review: 「にほんのマナー えほん” (Japanese Manners Illustrated Book) book, children's book, culture, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, manners, review, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2017.01.14

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Japanese Children’s Book Review: 「言葉図鑑」(Visual Word Encyclopedia) by Taro Gomi (五味 太郎) book, children, japan, japanese, language, linguistics, portland, review, Reviews, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.11.27

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あらせられます (araseraremasu): A triple-polite Japanese word General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, politeness, verb, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.11.21

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Ep 8: Watch more Japanese Variety Shows! education, japan, japanese, language, Podcast, self-taught, shows, TV, variety Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.11.20

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Ep 7: A detailed look at the Japanese verb “shiru” [知る] (to know) japan, japanese, language, Podcast, self-taught, shiru, to know, 知る Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2016.11.18

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Ep 6: A review on an awesome language-learning app app, iphone, japan, japanese, language, learning, Podcast, review, self-taught Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2016.11.18

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Ep 5: The easy and hard of learning Japanese challenges, difficulty, japan, japanese, language, learn, Podcast, self-taught, study Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2016.11.15

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Episode 2: How I learned Japanese and what to focus on in your studies japan, japanese, language, motivation, self-study, study Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.11.14

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Self Taught Japanese Podcast: Episode 1: Celebrating the traditional event shichi-go-san (七五三) in a Buddhist temple buddhism, culture, japan, japanese, language, shichi-go-san, temple, 七五三 Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.10.30

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Japanese literature review: Kenji Miyazawa’s “Matasaburo of the Wind” classic, culture, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, kenji miyazawa, language, literature, review, Reviews, short story, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.10.27

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Japanese learning site review: Reajer.com japan, japanese, language, review, study, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.10.10

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The Art of Translation: My process for translating from Japanese to English becoming, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, process, self-taught, translation, translator, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.08.08

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Japanese to English translation: “Candy Candy Final Story” – Chapter 1, Part 2 candy candy, english, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2016.07.05

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Ways to describe style in Japanese General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, list, style, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.06.30

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Japanese Writing Lab #5: Favorite movie 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

Sun 2016.06.26

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The trouble with insufficient samples: The Japanese word 偉い (erai) and it proper usage culture, erai, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, term, word Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.06.19

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Japanese Writing Lab #4: Hobbies General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese writing lab, japanese_writing_lab, language, linguisttics, practice, writing Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.06.19

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Spoiling and being spoiled in Japanese: 甘やかす (amayakasu) and 甘える (amaeru) expressions, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, spoiled, terms Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.06.13

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Japanese Novel Translation: 『そして、星の輝く夜がくる』(And thus, the starry night fell upon them) by 真山仁 (Mayama Jin) [First chapter] book, fan, General, japan, japanese, jin mayama, language, linguistics, novel, translation Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.06.12

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Japanese Writing Lab #3: How do you study Japanese? essay, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese writing lab, japanese_writing_lab, language, linguistics, practice, self-taught, writing Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2016.06.11

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The “〜くある” (~ku aru) form for Japanese adjectives adjectives, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Moderate, ku aru, language, linguistics Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2016.06.08

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問題 (mondai): a very problematic word in Japanese explanation, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, mondai, term, Uncategorized, word Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.06.05

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Japanese Writing Lab #2: Why did you start studying Japanese? essay, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese writing lab, lab, language, practice, self-taught, study, writing Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2016.06.01

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Linguistic debate on the existence of subjects in Japanese (from three points of view) english, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, sentence structure, subject, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2016.05.28

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Japanese vocabulary list: airplane related terms airplane, airport, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, list, terms, vocab, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.05.26

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Are you into Japanese culture? Consider moving to Oregon! Aside, culture, florida, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, moving, oregon, portland, raising a bilingual child, self, study Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.05.23

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Can you preserve the culture once the language is lost? Chinese, culture, language, life, traditions, values Grow with Me

Mon 2016.05.23

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Introducing “Japanese Writing Lab”: a new way to practice writing in Japanese classroom, education, foreign, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese writing lab, lab, language, practice, study, Uncategorized, writing Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.05.23

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Japanese Novel Review: 『そして、星の輝く夜がくる』(Soshite, Hoshi no kagayaku yoru ga kuru) by 真山仁 (Jin Mayama) book, culture, disaster, earthquake, fukushima, hanshin, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, review, Reviews, tsunami Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2016.05.17

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Translation challenges: the tradeoffs of title translation with “Godzilla” culture, General, godzilla, japan, japanese, language, linguistics, movie, title, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.05.12

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Japanese particle confusion:  人「?」手伝ってあげる , , General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, ni, particle, Uncategorized, wo, 日本語 Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2016.05.07

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Origami Tales: The artful performance of Kuniko Yamamoto culture, japan, japanese, language, linguistics, origami, osaka, performance, performances, review, Reviews, tokyo Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2016.05.06

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Useful Japanese expression: shikata nai (仕方ない) and a bunch of variants expression, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, shikata nai, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.05.05

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Interesting in buying a bunch of Keigo Higashino(東野 圭吾)novels? Aside, for sale, General, higashi keigo, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, novels, sale, 日本語, 東野 圭吾 Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2016.05.04

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Short essay: Thoughts on learning to speak and write in a foreign language… naturally fluent, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, language acquisition, linguistics, self-taught, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2016.04.26

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Japanese phrase “~kara de” (〜からで) advanced, because, construction, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, karade, language, linguistics, particle, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.02.07

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Lego Ninjago Anime on Youtube – in Japanese dubbed, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, Lego, ninja, ninjago, Reviews, study, youtube Self Taught Japanese