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by KRed
Sun 04.17.2005 10:04 am
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: Mixing up "ga" and "wa" sometimes
Replies: 6
Views: 2420

RE: Mixing up "ga" and "wa" sometimes

Spaztick wrote: yea, that makes sense. More emphasis on the subject, got it. Well, not exactly the subject, but the word that comes directly before it. So, for example: 私はハンバーガーが食べました。 and 私がハンバーガーを食べました。 In either sentence, が would add emphasis to the noun immediately preceeding が. So the two sent...
by KRed
Wed 04.06.2005 12:38 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: What Jap Food Do you NOT like?
Replies: 11
Views: 2667

RE: What Jap Food Do you NOT like?

Mugen wrote:
The only thing i found i do not like so far is NATTO!!!!!!!
Me too!
by KRed
Wed 04.06.2005 12:37 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: I hate how people confuse Japan and China!
Replies: 19
Views: 4405

RE: I hate how people confuse Japan and China!

I could forgive someone for thinking that I was writing Chinese seeing as the two languages share alot of Kanji. But Speaking???????
by KRed
Tue 04.05.2005 1:01 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: Particles "ni" and "e"
Replies: 9
Views: 2780

RE: Particles "ni" and "e"

Mukade wrote:
Gaijinian wrote:
"e" puts the emphases on the journey, "ni" on the location.
Gaijinian is correct.

As a general rule of thumb, remember that "e" emphasizes the movement itself, whereas "ni" emphasizes the destination of the movement.

Interesting, I never knew that.
by KRed
Tue 04.05.2005 10:54 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: I got a question about わ
Replies: 3
Views: 1260

RE: I got a question about わ

It is only pronounced "wa" when it is being used as a particle to mark a topic. In all other situations it should be pronounced as "ha" . The best interpretation I have ever come across for this particle is "as for" eg John san wa (as for John). eg Ashita wa (as for tomorrow). eg Asa gohan wa (as fo...
by KRed
Sun 04.03.2005 12:35 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: wat is ur favorite japanese word?
Replies: 48
Views: 10482

RE: wat is ur favorite japanese word?

I like saying the word もちろん (of course)
by KRed
Sun 04.03.2005 12:19 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: How many Kanjis do you know?
Replies: 44
Views: 8928

RE: How many Kanjis do you know?

About 500 but that needs doubling before i can take the level 2 test.
by KRed
Sun 04.03.2005 4:53 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Nan Sai desu ka
Replies: 54
Views: 12734

RE: Nan Sai desu ka

27 Male (One of the youngest at work and one of the oldest on this site?????)
by KRed
Sat 04.02.2005 11:48 am
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: Particles "ni" and "e"
Replies: 9
Views: 2780

RE: Particles "ni" and "e"

You can use "ni" twice in a sentence such as roku ji ni gakko ni ikimasu. "e" is a more casual version of "ni" in the cases of 1. Indicating the recipient of a certain action. eg Bob san ni denwa o kakemashita eg Bob san e denwa o kakemashita I phoned Bob (Bob was on the receiving end of the action)...
by KRed
Mon 03.28.2005 9:57 pm
Forum: Problems
Topic: New Grammar Section
Replies: 10
Views: 2964

RE: New Grammar Section

clay wrote:
Yep. That is next on my list. I really should finish up the fast track 100 grammar points first, but I am tempted to start a few 2 kyuu kanji pages.
That`s great, thanks bud!
by KRed
Mon 03.28.2005 9:14 am
Forum: Japanese Language Proficiency Test
Topic: Pardon my ignorance
Replies: 3
Views: 2600

RE: Pardon my ignorance

Smooth wrote: I have never been afraid of asking questions, and I know that maybe, just maybe, I'm not the only person that is wondering this. And I know that if I do some research I could find out myself. But I'm hoping that this question could lead into a further indepth discussion of the subject...
by KRed
Mon 03.28.2005 9:02 am
Forum: Problems
Topic: New Grammar Section
Replies: 10
Views: 2964

RE: New Grammar Section

Thanks for the level 3 stuff. Nice review.

Any chance that any level 2 grammar will be posted.
by KRed
Mon 03.28.2005 8:52 am
Forum: Japanese Language Proficiency Test
Topic: JLPT level 3
Replies: 2
Views: 2483

RE: JLPT level 3

I used Minna No Nihongo 2, that covered all the level 3 grammar for me before I took the test.
by KRed
Mon 03.28.2005 8:44 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Your Method Of Stuydying.
Replies: 30
Views: 6659

RE: Your Method Of Stuydying.

kinch wrote: I've tried this method, one with a native speaker, and again with a fellow learner. While I can't argue that it's probably the best way learn it does offer some hardships. For example, when conversing with the native, I ran through everything I had learned; genki, interests, hobbies, w...
by KRed
Sat 03.26.2005 3:11 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: starting serious study
Replies: 2
Views: 1169

RE: starting serious study

When I had to live away from Kyoto for a while I tried to study randomly using a Grammar Dictionary the 1st time I studied for the level 3 test and failed for doing so. When I went back to Kyoto and started taking lessons with my old teacher he gave me a textbook to study with seperate lessons in ea...