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Keep from drowning in your conversations
There's more than "masu"
How to light your own fire
As you progress in your language acquisition journey, a useful tactic is to switch to a monolingual dictionary, Japanese-Japanese, as soon as you are…
Or, "How three years of Russian failed me."
Japanese has three different writing systems (four if you count their use of the Roman alphabet, known as “romaji”): katakana, hiragana and kanji. The…
A very useful habit that I stumbled on almost by accident is that of “shadowing,” in which one listens to and speaks along with native audio. This is…
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