【日本語】Tadoku Round 3: 作戦開始!

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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New Experiment: Extensive Reading

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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Tadoku Round 2: Aftermath

The second round of Tadoku is over.

AND I REACHED MY GOAL OF 1000 PAGES!!

This is exciting for two reasons:

  1. I more than doubled my reading count from the last contest.
  2. Apparently, if I wake up early, stay in my room, and don’t look up words I don’t know, I can read hundreds of pages in a single day.  Yes, this is how I spent the last days of Tadoku Round II.  My head still hurts a little bit.

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Tadoku Round 2: Not an April Fools’ Prank

April 1st is almost here, and you (probably) know what that means….

TADOKU.  多読。Reading.  All Day Long.  Language Acquisition.  New Learning Methods.  Trash-Talk. Twitter.

What?  Read on, friend.

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