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by somethinorwatever
Wed 07.02.2008 1:41 pm
Forum: Learning Materials Reviews & Language Learning tips
Topic: Your favorite (paper) dictionaries
Replies: 9
Views: 2485

Re: Your favorite (paper) dictionaries

richvh wrote:[Curious as to what kind of an English-Japanese would have no romaji. Would the English be all in katakana?]
I mean no romaji to represent the Japanese. Of course the English will be in English! :)
by somethinorwatever
Wed 07.02.2008 2:48 am
Forum: Japanese Language Proficiency Test
Topic: JLPT 3級 2008
Replies: 36
Views: 23859

Re: JLPT 3級 2008

i want to try it. I probably wont take the test this year, but it doesn't help to keep studying =]
by somethinorwatever
Wed 07.02.2008 2:17 am
Forum: Learning Materials Reviews & Language Learning tips
Topic: Your favorite (paper) dictionaries
Replies: 9
Views: 2485

Your favorite (paper) dictionaries

What's the best paper dictionary that you guys know of that does NOT use romaji? I borrowed a dictionary from the library and it was full of romaji. I really want a dictionary that uses japanese characters. Thank you guys! :D *Edit: I meant to say English<->Japanese Dictionaries that didn't use roma...
by somethinorwatever
Wed 12.26.2007 2:48 am
Forum: Problems
Topic: Grammar Section of the page
Replies: 1
Views: 1519

Grammar Section of the page

I've been a member of this site for a few years now (off and on) and many times i've gone through the Grammar section of TheJapanesePage. Yes there have been some additions, but it seems that it still hasn't been "completed" yet. I'd hate to rush you guys, so i'm asking if there is a date that it wi...
by somethinorwatever
Sat 10.13.2007 1:50 pm
Forum: Learning Materials Reviews & Language Learning tips
Topic: A little Hiragana widget I made
Replies: 22
Views: 4535

RE: A little Hiragana widget I made

i don't understand how to make it so you can have katakana in there too. idk how to use the xml
by somethinorwatever
Tue 09.18.2007 2:40 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 377
Views: 151999

RE: Happy Birthday!

happy birthday Fred Watanabe, Yu-mi, and atashi!!!
by somethinorwatever
Tue 09.18.2007 2:20 am
Forum: Learning Materials Reviews & Language Learning tips
Topic: Kyuu 4, last 23 kanji
Replies: 6
Views: 1433

RE: Kyuu 4, last 23 kanji

i think application is the best way to learn them. learn vocabulary that uses all (or at least MOST of) the readings, and use them in sentences and such.
by somethinorwatever
Tue 09.18.2007 2:18 am
Forum: Learning Materials Reviews & Language Learning tips
Topic: educational manga?
Replies: 8
Views: 3306

educational manga?

well, i hear that ppl learn a lot of vocabulary and stuff from manga (especially manga that has furigana). however, manga isn't the best place to learn japanese... i wwas wondering if there are any manga series out there that are educational and teach correct japanese (whether it be formal or colloq...
by somethinorwatever
Sun 09.16.2007 2:04 pm
Forum: Learning Materials Reviews & Language Learning tips
Topic: How do you study kanji?
Replies: 22
Views: 4312

How do you study kanji?

ok, when i try to learn kanji, i have little trouble remembering the general meaning, i just have trouble learning the readings for it. at first i just tried to memorize the readings by heart, but then i would forget them b/c i wasn't really applying htem. then recently instead of just memorizing th...
by somethinorwatever
Tue 09.11.2007 8:46 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Japanese Driver's License
Replies: 27
Views: 6173

RE: Japanese Driver's License

pubju wrote: Wow... In england, you have to first take a written test and get like 80% correct, then you need to successfully pass a driving simulation thing called 'hazard perception', then if you pass those 2, you have to take an EXTREMELY strict 1 hour test where you drive around town and prove ...
by somethinorwatever
Tue 09.11.2007 8:35 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Study Group (Beginners and Upper-Beginners)
Replies: 96
Views: 18677

RE: Study Group (Beginners and Upper-Beginners)

what's an organic group?

idk if i should join or not, b/c weekends seem to be my busiest times :-\

sign me up for now just so i can see if my schedule will work around it (GMT -7 for DST)
by somethinorwatever
Thu 08.30.2007 6:00 am
Forum: Anime and Manga Discussions
Topic: buying manga in the US
Replies: 4
Views: 2142

buying manga in the US

where do you all buy your manga in the U.S.? do you buy it online, or is there a japanese shop or something in your town? how do you get it?
by somethinorwatever
Tue 07.24.2007 11:11 pm
Forum: Japanese Language Proficiency Test
Topic: The New 2007 JLPT 4級 Thread (Updates on the first page)
Replies: 87
Views: 35137

RE: The New 2007 JLPT 4級 Thread (Updates on the first page

is it just me, or is the chat thing not working? (neither Pandion or the jabber thing is working)
by somethinorwatever
Wed 07.11.2007 4:03 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji is too...
Replies: 110
Views: 16616

RE: Kanji is too...

do you know all the readings for the kanji you learn? and you have to know the different meanings when its used as a compound and stuff like that