Have you ever heard of “coin parking”?
I hadn’t, until I started learning Japanese. I don’t remember ever using the phrase “coin parking”. Metered parking? Parking meter? Sure. I haven’t seen one in a while, but sure, I’ve said it. Coin parking?! Not so much.
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Japanese Talk Online is a translator’s blog that covers learning Japanese, translation, and Japanese culture.
I’m alive! And surprised I haven’t written about this amazing Japanese resource before. One of my super long-term goals in Japanese is to pass the highest level of the 漢字検定. Having a site like this that has a lot of study problems is really nice, even if you don’t plan on taking the 漢字検定.
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To celebrate my 100th post here, I’ve decided to share the 100 things I’ve enjoyed in/about the Japanese language. These are manga, songs, games, books, learning resources, websites, videos, and podcasts. Those of you who check the blog regularly will recognize a few of these. Here’s to hoping you get something new out of it!
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During my Japanese classes we sometimes had to do transcription exercises. I tended to not enjoy them because, honestly, I sucked at transcription. I still do, but I consider it a really useful exercise for several reasons.
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All alliteration aside, …um…
Anyways, I’ve come across a lot a awesome resources for learning Japanese lately, so I think it would be appropriate to share them with all of you.
Here we go!
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