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々 (踊り字= odoriji ) Japanese iteration mark

Beginners, Kanji<p>9 Comments<p>「この字、どうやって読むのかなあ…」<p>=Konoji douyatte yomunokanaa…<p>= I wonder how I read this letter….<p>Hi everyone! <br>Today, I will teach you a …

Even as an adult, learning a second language changes your brain

Conventional wisdom suggests it may well be easier to learn a second language as a child than as an adult. But for adults who do take the linguistic leap, what sort of factors influence how well they acquire another tongue?<p>In a new study published this week by the Proceedings of the National …

Neuroscience

How Japanese Children Learn Kanji

More Than Just Rote Learning<p>During their six years in elementary school, Japanese children learn over 1,000 kanji. In this time, they greatly …

Language Learning

問題 (mondai): a very problematic word in Japanese

In this post I’d like to talk about the Japanese word 問題 (mondai), a very useful word which has several meanings.<p>The first meaning, possibly the most …

Language

Oltre il reddito di cittadinanza, che succede all'economia se vincono i Cinquestelle

(FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)<p>Il Movimento 5 Stelle si avvia a conquistare Roma e tenterà l’impresa a Torino. Mai come ora i media …

How to use しか & だけ ( shika & dake) & だけしか ( = dakeshika)

Conner「昨日は、9時間しか寝ていないからもっと寝させて。」= Kinou wa, kujikan shika nete inai kara motto nesasete.]= I ONLY slept for nine hours, so please let me sleep a …

How to Successfully Learn Japanese with Anime

On this page you will discover if you can really learn a language without much effort by watching anime! Don’t forget to download your gift: a FREE …

Japanese Kanji City Part 6

This part 6 in a continuing series of how to lock in N5 Japanese Kanji. With these mnemonics, you can build your own memory palace to lock in these …

Useful phrases at a hairsalon

「枝毛を整えてください。」= Edage wo totonoete kudasai.= Could you trim the split ends?Hi everyone! Am I gorgeous or what?Today’s lesson is a request lesson. <br>I …

7 things I wish I knew before training for my first half marathon

1/<p>Not stretching can be detrimental to your training.<p>Skye Gould/Tech Insider<p>Before I signed up for a 10-week training program through the New York …

Learn Japanese through ridiculous manga: Narutoe 【Episode #2】

Read about the adventures of Narutoe – a ninja toe – and his friend Sauceke – a jar of tomato sauce.<p>Hey there and welcome to to the second …

Anime

Kanji City Part 4

This is part 4 in a continuing series meant to help you lock in N5 kanji. Be sure to check out the original post for a free sample of the full book …

The "Hiragana Mnemonics Chart," by Tofugu

You've already seen our "Learn Hiragana Guide" (at least, I hope you have). It teaches hiragana using mnemonics, exercises, and worksheets. If you …

Why English Is Hard and Japanese Is Easy

Before all my past linguistics professors start to wail and compose angry comments, let’s get that deliberately sensationalist title out of the way: …

27 Hiragana Charts: Stroke Order, Practice, Mnemonics, and More

You're beginning to learn Japanese, so you need to learn hiragana. Most Japanese teachers will get you started with a hiragana chart. Unfortunately, …

JLPT N5 Reading Practice

I remember when I first started studying Japanese well over 10 years ago, what could I possibly read at this level? Japanese is such a complicated …

How to be a Good Lover in Japan

- あなたの事を愛しています。<br>Anata no koto o aishiteimasu.<br>I love you.<p>- あなたは私にとって、とても大事な存在です。<br>Anata wa watashi ni totte totemo daijina sonzaidesu.<br>You mean so much to …

Manga

How To Guess A Kanji's Stroke Order

Although I’m not the type who believes you have to learn to write kanji by hand (who writes by hand nowadays?) there are plenty of people out there …

All about Japanese Katakana

As you might already know, Japanese has 3 main writing styles, Hiragana(ひらがな、平仮名), Katakana(かたかな、片仮名), and Kanji(かんじ、漢字). Hiragana is the basic …

How to Learn Japanese in Your Car?

Stuck in traffic? Losing time in your car? Have you ever felt that in all this wasted time, you could have watched the 750 episodes of One Piece, …

Commuting

In defense of running marathons

"Have we devised any greater waste of time and energy than the running of the marathon?" Slate asks today. Daniel Engber argues that the half-million Americans who run marathons every year would be better served doing something else: studying Arabic, for example, or volunteering at a soup kitchen. …

Four Steps To Becoming A Better Runner

Photo: Xterra<i>Consider yourself more of a swim-biker? Take advice from some of the sport’s best coaches on how you can shake up your training for a</i> …

Top 8 Ultra-Long Distance Adventure Runs

Trail-running is exploding in popularity, and for good reason. What’s not to like about a sport that requires virtually no equipment—except (maybe) shorts and trail running shoes—and allows you to explore vast mountain ranges and terrain that most people will never experience? Even better, our …

The Simplest-Ever Guide to Running Your First 50K Ultramarathon

The biggest fear I hear from coaching clients asking about ultramarathon training is about whether or not they can handle it.<p>It’s almost as if just …

Running

Scott Jurek Gets Global Running Day Surprise

The ultrarunner and his wife, Jenny, had a baby girl on June 1.<p>Ultrarunner Scott Jurek was not able to run on Global Running Day. Instead, he and his wife, Jenny, welcomed their first child, a daughter.<p>Though the Jureks have not announced a name, the kid has inherited some serious running chops. In …

Lez. 1 Il giapponese con ERIKO (introduzione alla lingua giapponese)

Mile Markers: On Suffering

We can’t choose to avoid suffering, but we can choose how to respond to it.<p>Suffering in life is inescapable. Sometimes it arrives like a sucker-punch to the gut, without any forewarning. Sometimes we bring suffering upon ourselves.<p>Our culture likes to tell us that suffering is optional. It says we …

ATOMO, la prima “tenda sull’albero” tutta italiana

ATOMO è una fusione moderna e creativa, nonché ecosostenibile, tra una casa sull'albero e una tenda sospesa. L'ha creata una startup abruzzese che ci …

Introduzione al MagMaking: come creare la tua prima rivista su Flipboard

<i>Sappiamo che molti dei lettori del MagMaker Blog sono dei curatori esperti; questo post è un ottimo punto di partenza per tutti coloro che sono alle prime armi con la nostra piattaforma e hanno bisogno di alcuni veloci suggerimenti per iniziare a utilizzare Flipboard.</i><p>Flipboard è utile non solo per …

La guida di Ann Morgan per “leggere” il mondo intero (in 196 libri)

#recensioni #analisi #puntidivista<p>Sì, viaggiare. Lasciarsi tutto alle spalle e partire. Senza voltarsi, mai. Suona come un ritornello di una canzone …