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Mon 2019.09.09

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Strategies for guiding a child to speak in a foreign language General, raising a bilingual child Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.05.22

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Free Japanese textbooks (for children with Japanese citizenship) Aside, culture, General, japan, japanese, raising a bilingual child Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2019.01.04

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A few hints for teaching a foreign language to children General, japan, raising a bilingual child, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2018.12.10

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Japanese vocabulary list: words about sleep General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, raising a bilingual child, sleep, terms, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2018.08.12

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Gotta catch ’em all (in Japanese): Learning Pokemon cards in a foreign language card games, culture, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, pokemon, pokemon cards, raising a bilingual child, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2018.06.20

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Bilingual book of classic Japanese fairy tales released (Mimei Ogawa: The Father of Modern Japanese Fairy Tales) book, children's story, ebook, E-book publishing, fairy tale, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, ogawa mimei, raising a bilingual child, release, translation Self Taught Japanese

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

Thu 2017.10.05

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A primer on Japanese emotive sentence-ending particles: ne, na, naa, yo (ね、な、なあ、よ) General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, na, naa, ne, particles, raising a bilingual child, yo Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2017.09.01

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Japanese children’s book review: おしりたんてい (Bum Detective) by トロル (Troll) children's book, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, oshiri tantei, raising a bilingual child, review, Reviews, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2017.08.10

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Roudoku (朗読): The fun and benefits of reading books out loud in Japanese books, confidence, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, manga, raising a bilingual child, reading, recitation, roudoku, self-study Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2017.07.27

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Oregon Monogatari: One year living in Portland, Oregon (with notes on Japanese culture there) culture, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, oregon, portland, raising a bilingual child, west coast Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.07.18

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Japanese children’s book review: 「とうさんのあしのうえで」 (tousan no ashi no ue de) [At daddy’s feet] book, childrens, culture, ehon, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, pengin, raising a bilingual child, review, Reviews 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

Mon 2017.01.30

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Event Review: Mochitsuki 2017: 21st Annual Japanese American New Year Celebration (もちつき) american japanese, culture, event, General, meetings, mochitsuki, new years, oregon, portland, raising a bilingual child, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.12.08

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Japanese Magazine Review: Lighthouse Seattle & Portland culture, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, lighthouse, magazine, newspaper, portland, raising a bilingual child, Reviews, seattle, west coast Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2016.08.17

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Another use of the simple non-past tense in Japanese: admonishing children grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Moderate, orders, raising a bilingual child 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

Thu 2016.04.28

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Japanese podcast review: “僕と、嫁さんと、息子と、ゲームと” (My wife, my son, games, and me) culture, gaming, General, itunes, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Podcast, raising a bilingual child, review, Reviews, self-study Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.03.24

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Vocabulary list: Chess in Japanese chess, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Moderate, raising a bilingual child, terms, vocab, vocabulary list, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2016.03.02

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Richmond Elementary School: one of the few true Japanese immersion programs in the US bilingual, culture, elementary school, General, immersion, oregon, portland, program, raising a bilingual child, Reviews, richmond Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2015.10.27

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Japanese children’s book review: “It might be an apple” 「りんごかもしれない」by Shinsuke Yoshitake book, childrens, education, fun, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Moderate, raising a bilingual child, review, Reviews, ringo Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2015.07.15

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Searching out opportunities to think in a foreign language bilingual, foreign language, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Moderate, language, linguistics, practice, raising a bilingual child, study Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2015.04.17

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Japanese Book Review: ザ・ギフティッド 「The gifted」by 大川翔 「Sho Okawa」 book, child, culture, education, General, genius, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, raising a bilingual child, review, sho okawa, upbringing Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2015.04.10

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Tokio Heidi – Japanese children’s songs bilingual, children, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Moderate, raising a bilingual child, tokio heidi, upbringing Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2014.10.08

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The amazing educational Shimajiro! (followup) bilingual, books, distance learning, education, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese Study: Moderate, language, raising a bilingual child, shimajiro, teaching, upbringing Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2014.09.03

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バトンタッチ (“Baton Touch”) in Japanese タッチ, バトン, culture, education, expression, foreign language, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, raising a bilingual child, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2014.01.19

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Shimajiro and Benesse’s distance learning program for kids benesse, bilingual, child, course, distance learning, education, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, parenting, raising a bilingual child, Reviews, shimajiro, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese