If you’re learning Japanese, you’ve no doubt come across the honorific “o” and “go” prefixes attached to certain words. But how, exactly, are they used – or are there any hard rules governing their usage at all? 823 more words
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I started this project a little over a month ago (February 4th). It’s now March 9th (33 days in, to be exact), and I’d like to take stock of what I can do at this point. 828 more words
Get a hand-le on your language studies! JCMU Japanese language instructor Ayumi Nagatomi, would like to introduce to you metaphorical uses for the word 手 (hand), exploring a new dictionary written by Dr. 352 more words
Rosetta Stone. Pimsleur. Duolingo. LingQ. FluentU. FutureLearn. Which one works? Which one is worth paying for?
The best answer, of course, is all/none of the above; no language-learning site or book can actually teach you everything you need to know about a language to go beyond the basic novice level. 211 more words