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by hikari_01
Mon 02.05.2007 6:03 pm
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic: translation question, is this right?
Replies: 3
Views: 867

translation question, is this right?

i have a quick question. i've been trying to translate this sentence and i'm not sure if i got it right...

"no admittance without consent"

would be...

"立入-禁止 承諾なし" (tachiiri-kinshi shoutakunashi)

is that right? thank you in advance :)
by hikari_01
Tue 12.05.2006 1:38 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Hair and society
Replies: 3
Views: 1299

RE: Hair and society

most japanese girls (mostly teens?) remove almost all their body hair right? that's what my exchange student said. she even removed the hair from her arms.
by hikari_01
Fri 11.17.2006 11:55 pm
Forum: Learning Materials Reviews & Language Learning tips
Topic: Tutor? Friend?
Replies: 18
Views: 2951

RE: Tutor? Friend?

yeah, i would just try to become better friends with the exchange student & ask her if you can practice speaking japanese with her. last year my boyfriend got a japanese exchange student & i got to be pretty good friends with her. she was always so happy & excited to help us with japanese. she was v...
by hikari_01
Thu 11.16.2006 12:36 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: What makes YOU motivated to learn Japanese?
Replies: 100
Views: 11909

RE: What makes YOU motivated to learn Japanese?

yeah, i have those times where i'm like "i don't wanna study today!" but then i think of how awesome it would be to be able to speak fluently, how my friend (japanese exchange student) has worked so hard for english etc. my boyfriend takes japanese at school & so sometimes the ablity to talk in "cod...
by hikari_01
Fri 11.10.2006 12:41 pm
Forum: Japanese Language Proficiency Test
Topic: SAT Japanese?
Replies: 17
Views: 7071

RE: SAT Japanese?

As for the Japanese SAT, I plan to attempt that next fall (along with JLPT4). Certain places hold it in November I believe. Maybe you've heard of SAT Subject tests? They're like the SAT but focus on a specific subject. There are many types, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Latin, Spanish, Math, Physics, C...
by hikari_01
Sat 11.04.2006 10:06 pm
Forum: General off topic
Topic: Dancing!
Replies: 40
Views: 6642

RE: Dancing!

try looking some dance stuff up on youtube. that's what i do. the user "gogodancer" has a TON of dance videos. awesome moves. they're mostly dances that various asian singers do in their music videos, but maybe you can pick up some sweet moves from there. give it a try. :) also, there's this video, ...
by hikari_01
Tue 10.24.2006 11:22 am
Forum: Learning Materials Reviews & Language Learning tips
Topic: Japanese childrens' books to practice reading?
Replies: 13
Views: 2348

RE: Japanese childrens' books to practice reading?

ok, well if childrens books are a bad idea, what other ways do you suggest for reading practice? even if i don't know all the vocab & grammer i am willing to look up a few things as i go.
by hikari_01
Mon 10.23.2006 11:15 pm
Forum: Learning Materials Reviews & Language Learning tips
Topic: Japanese childrens' books to practice reading?
Replies: 13
Views: 2348

Japanese childrens' books to practice reading?

Hey, I'm wondering if anyone has any good suggestions for childrens' books in Japanese. Preferably with some kanji (probly only up through 4kyuu level). I've been learning kanji (and of course I know all the kana) and I'm looking for some reading practice. Te stories don't have to be great, just for...
by hikari_01
Mon 10.16.2006 12:40 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic:
Replies: 12
Views: 1678

RE: よ

doesn't "yo" also mean "for sure/surely" when attached to the end of a sentence?
by hikari_01
Thu 10.05.2006 11:44 pm
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic: typing in kanji/kana
Replies: 3
Views: 838

RE: typing in kanji/kana

heh, thanks. i'm kinda a retard about computer stuff, sorry lol.
by hikari_01
Thu 10.05.2006 11:34 pm
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic: typing in kanji/kana
Replies: 3
Views: 838

typing in kanji/kana

what program do you use to be able to tpye kanji & kana? i've done google searches gallore & not been able to find anything. i managed to make my computer able to view the characters finally. i also have some japanese fonts but they do not match at all with what you type. any advice? btw, i'm sorry ...
by hikari_01
Thu 10.05.2006 11:22 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: College in Japan, what will it be like?
Replies: 17
Views: 3459

RE: College in Japan, what will it be like?

I would prefer to be an interpreter/translator in America.
by hikari_01
Thu 10.05.2006 12:46 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: College in Japan, what will it be like?
Replies: 17
Views: 3459

RE: College in Japan, what will it be like?

Mike Cash wrote: I'm curious how the OP arrived at the decision to become a Japanese translator while, apparently, being totally oblivious of Japanese life. I would expect a familiarity with Japan to give rise to the desire to do work intimately tied with the country. I actually do know quite a bit...
by hikari_01
Wed 10.04.2006 11:05 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: College in Japan, what will it be like?
Replies: 17
Views: 3459

RE: College in Japan, what will it be like?

I will either be going to Kansai Gaidai University or Osaka International University.
by hikari_01
Wed 10.04.2006 10:38 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: College in Japan, what will it be like?
Replies: 17
Views: 3459

College in Japan, what will it be like?

Hello everyone, My ambition is to be a translator for Japanese. The college I am planning to go to has an oversea study program to Japan. You go for the whole school year & stay with a family & attend a college in Hirakata (classes are in English for the most part.) There is also an option to do an ...