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Mon 2018.07.02

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Using Twitter to improve your Japanese language skills General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, self-study, twitter 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

Sun 2017.02.19

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Japanese Resource List culture, General, helpful, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, links, list, resources, Reviews, self-study, url Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.11.21

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Self Taught Japanese Podcast: 8 recordings in 8 days grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, podcast, self-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

Fri 2016.07.08

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What it’s like reading Haruki Murakami novels in their original Japanese culture, fiction, General, japan, japanese, linguistics, literature, murakami haruki, novels, self-study, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2016.06.24

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Japanese Vocabulary list: Trains (電車) and related terms japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, self-study, terms, trains, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists, words Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2016.05.29

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Japanese Writing Lab #1: Basic self-introduction course, essay, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese writing lab, lab, online, self-study, study, writing 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

Tue 2016.04.19

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Vocabulary list: Being sick in Japanese General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, list, self-study, sick, study, vocab, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists, words Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2015.12.20

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Several ways to say “Never” in Japanese General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, negative, never, not, self-study Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2015.11.04

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Using parallel texts to study a foreign language books, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, parallel text, self-study, translation Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2015.10.31

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A few tricks for increasing your reading speed in a foreign language books, foreign language, General, hints, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, reading, self-study, speed, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2015.10.26

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Expressing sameness and similarity in Japanese (onaji, niru, etc.) grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, same, sameness, self-study, similiar, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2015.10.25

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Book review: Etiquette Guide to Japan (by Boye Lafayette De Mente ) book, culture, etiquette, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese Study: Moderate, language, Reviews, self-study, tuttle Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2015.10.22

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Japanese word “koso” (こそ) explained in detail expression, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Moderate, koso, language, linguistics, self-study, term, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2015.10.22

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** Japanese Read & Answer series ** (Introduction) answer, exercises, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, language, linguistics, practice, questions, quiz, read, Read & Answer, self-study, series Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2015.10.21

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A further note on the ~がる (~garu) suffix in Japanese がる, garu, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Moderate, self-study Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2015.10.19

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Japanese podcast review: “Game chomp chomp”(ゲームモゴモゴ) game, gaming, ingress, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, mobile, Podcast, review, Reviews, self-study, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2015.10.13

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The whys and hows of Japanese asia, General, grammar, how, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, self-study, Uncategorized, why Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2015.10.07

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We don’t make language, it makes us (and an incorrect use of the Japanese particle ‘ga’) exceptions, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, patterns, self-study, Uncategorized, words Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2015.09.30

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(Foreign) Language fluency at work fluency, foreign, General, japan, japanese, language, linguistics, self-study, software, Uncategorized, work Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2015.09.28

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How I learned to read in Japanese, and retain Kanji anki, flash cards, fluent, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, memory, retention, self-study, study methods, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2015.09.22

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Japanese grammar focus: particle “sa” and related words (saa, sate, satetto) 「さ、さあ、さて、さてっと」 conversational, explanation, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Moderate, particles, sa, saa, self-study, self-taught, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2015.09.21

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Japanese grammar highlight: Word order in Japanese english, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, self-study, Uncategorized, word, word order Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2015.09.15

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Japanese weather forecasts – a surprisingly useful study tool (with weather vocabulary list) conversation, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, news, self-study, study, Uncategorized, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists, weather, words Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2015.07.13

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Japanese site review: Naver Matome (まとめ) japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, matome, native, naver, review, Reviews, self-study, website Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2015.06.05

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All about Japanese 後 (“ato, “go”, “kou”): “after” ato, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, self-study, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2015.05.26

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Japanese verb 切る and related expressions everyday conversation, expressions, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, kiru, self-study, verb, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2015.04.30

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Words to express “truth” in Japanese General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, self-study, true, truth, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2015.03.31

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A modern first person pronoun in Japanese General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, linguistics, modern, onara, self-study, slang, terms Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2015.03.23

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Japanese podcast review: “Oogiri Corner” conversation, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, listening, NHK, Podcast, radio, Reviews, self-study Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2015.03.12

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Spoken language vs written language conversation, fluent, foreign language, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, overseas, self-study, Uncategorized, writing Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2015.03.10

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Japanese consanant verbs that end with eru/iru conjugation, eru, grammar, irregular, iru, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, self-study, verbs Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2015.02.23

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Discussion of a tricky で vs に question (mini quiz 2: で and に) de, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, ni, online quizzes and tests, particles, quizzes, self-study Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2015.02.20

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What’s with the Japanese “〜まして” form? (~mashite) General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, mashite, masu, polite, self-study, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2015.02.17

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The Japanese volitional form (~しよう、〜しましょう): much more than just “Let’s” foreign language, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, self-study, Uncategorized, volitional, will Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2015.02.12

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The Japanese 〜ている form used to express a state foreign language, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, progressive, self-study, tense Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2015.02.10

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The real story on three Japanese conditionals (すると、したら、すれば) [suru to, shitara, sureba] conditional, foreign language, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, learn, linguistics, self-study Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2015.02.08

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Personal thoughts on loanword frequency in Japanese culture, eastern, gairaigo, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, loan words, self-study Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2015.02.04

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Japanese useful word: 大変 (taihen) expression, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, self-study, taihen, term, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2015.01.28

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The Art of Conversation (in a foreign language) Aside, cognition, conversation, foreign language, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, learning, linguistics, self-study, speech, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2015.01.27

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Special uses of the Japanese verb 来る (kuru), “to come” come, example sentences, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, kuru, learn, self-study, verb Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2015.01.22

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Japanese 調子 (choushi) – a useful term to add to your lexicon choushi, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, langugae, linguistics, self-study, term, vocabulary, word Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2014.11.12

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Start a Japanese blog the right way – the way a Japanese person would blog, foreign language, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese Study: Moderate, language, self-study, study, writing Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2014.08.30

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Of the many ways to enjoy studying a foreign language activities, foreign language, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, learn, methods, Reviews, self-study, study, website Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2014.05.06

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Colors in Japanese – noun form and adjective form adjective, colors, foreign language, fundamental, General, grammar, iro, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, noun, self-study Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2014.05.04

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Japanese phrase ender し (shi) , conversation, expression, foreign language, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, rola, self-study, shi, slang, study, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese
Learning foreign languages and humility correction, foreign language, General, humility, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, self-awareness, self-study, study, words Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2014.04.28

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Japanese adjectival clauses adjective, basic, clause, foreign language, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, self-study, study Self Taught Japanese