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The 10,000 Hours Approach to Japanese

By Donnie | Articles

Visiting forums about the Japanese language, or any language for that matter, can provide some great insight into people’s presumptions about learning languages. There is always one common tiff as to whether an adult who starts learning English can ever truly be fluent. There is that age-old adage you have to start learning a language […]

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Cost of Living in Japan

By Donnie | Articles

There was an article last week a while back about teaching salaries in Japan that I wanted to revisit. Reason being that there was a part of that article that I didn’t address: Is it expensive to live in Japan? Well, to answer this question you have to consider a number of different factors, just […]

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Colors in Japanese

By Donnie | Articles

Okay, this isn’t going to be a very long post, but I definitely think it’s an important. Knowing basic colors are as important as being able to count in a language, it’s one of those basics that you would easily take for granted in your native language. Unfortunately, though, Japanese isn’t my native tongue. I […]

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