I already know I won’t be reading much because I’ll be too busy practicing my speaking with my host mom, dad, and several strangers. And possibly a takoyaki stand owner, but that’s a story for another post.
Still gonna try to shoot for the goal I set for myself at the end of the last round, 4325.18 pages(!!).
That’s a lot of manga reading to and from school.
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Didn’t read as much as I would’ve liked to, but hey.
Life goes on. Another month approaches.
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Wow, it’s been one year since I first opened up Genki and started memorizing vocab lists. I’d like to think I’ve come a long way.
It’s actually been about 8~9 months since I started all the daily listening/reading/SRSing.
To avoid sounding like a language blog parrot, I’ll keep this post short and sweet.
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Yet another month has passed.
Another awesome month of crazy Japanese improvement.
I once again reached my goal of doubling my page count from the previous contest and I have to say, I think I could’ve tripled it.
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I can’t believe I almost forgot to post my traditional pre-tadoku contest strategy-that-I-never-stick-to-anyway. I’ll blame work and 戦場のヴァルキュリア２. Anyways, another tadoku contest is starting up tomorrow (quickly sign up if you haven’t) and I can’t wait to get my read on.
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Don’t be fooled by the title. I’ve been using extensive reading in my studies for a while now. But I’d like to try some new things, mostly inspired by another extensive reader I recently came across online, Liana. I really recommend you check out her blog. This post in particular is very useful for Japanese learning extensive readers.
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