Pages tagged with Japanese Language

A Possessed Game pummeling the windows and roof, but why did the screen on my DSi go go black, too? Everything was silent except for the wind howling making my spirit feel melancholy, longing for someone to console it. My DSi screen lit up again. I might as well play it until the powe...
Japan is a great place to live - but like any country, there are downsides too.
The JET Program(me) is an initiative run by the Japanese government. It sees native English speakers placed as teachers in public schools and can be a great experience for JETs and an excellent gateway to Japan. Many have had the time of their life living and working abroad as they le...
A short summary of the first Japanese alphabet, Hiragana.
Although it helps to practise and immerse yourself in the culture, you don't have to be living in Japan to improve your Japanese. Here's some top tips for learning from your home country in an effective way.
I've written "Things in Japan I Don't Miss", now let's take a look at a more positive note: things in Japan I loved, and can't wait to see/experience again.
#2 in the "Things I Wish I Knew" series. This focuses on the whole reason why you're in Tokyo in the first place: studying.
#1 in the "Things I Wish I Knew" series, about perhaps the most important factor of all: money.
To really head towards fluency in Japanese, you're going to have to go to Japan. But what are your options? We'll discuss them here.
Why did an American of Spanish ancestry, who can't speak Spanish, start learning Japanese? Moreover, why should you bother learning such a beautiful language?
A way that I came up on my own so as too remember a few Japanese Katakana words, 「シ」,「ソ」,「ツ」 and 「ン」. It works for me so I'm sharing it here with more people.
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