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by pubju
Tue 04.08.2008 11:38 am
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic: Urgent Translation Help needed >_<!
Replies: 4
Views: 1587

Re: Urgent Translation Help needed >_<!

Thanks for the reply :D

Also, I made a typo

The last line should be:
アンケートをして、日本の会社員はとてもたいへんだと思いました。
by pubju
Tue 04.08.2008 11:03 am
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic: Urgent Translation Help needed >_<!
Replies: 4
Views: 1587

Urgent Translation Help needed >_<!

Hey guys, I have translated a page from Genki Volume 1 (Page 290) - The short block of text about 日本の会社員, I have translated it as best I can, but can anyone check that it is correct ? there were a few things that I believe I have mistranslated (I marked these sentences with a (???) at the end) ^^ An...
by pubju
Sat 03.01.2008 4:48 am
Forum: Learning Materials Reviews & Language Learning tips
Topic: Best way to memorize kanji and their meanings?
Replies: 7
Views: 2693

Re: Best way to memorize kanji and their meanings?

well, its part of the course im doing (uni), we are using the Basic Kanji Book and we are just going through the lessons learning the kanji, but we arent using the kanji in class... :-/

so its kinda hard to learn them in context unless i make my own sentences up or something
by pubju
Fri 02.29.2008 11:07 am
Forum: Learning Materials Reviews & Language Learning tips
Topic: Best way to memorize kanji and their meanings?
Replies: 7
Views: 2693

Best way to memorize kanji and their meanings?

Hey, Does anyone have any tips for memorizing the kanji / meanings? At the moment, I'm just staring at the kanji, then reading the reainds, looking back at the kanji, reading the readings .etc, then drawing them a few times and moving on :P But I found that I'm starting to forget some of the kanji t...
by pubju
Tue 02.19.2008 9:03 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Budget trip to japan?
Replies: 12
Views: 6497

RE: Budget trip to japan?

well the cheapest flight I found was £300 ($600) return, and the £1000 was just to spend when I got there
by pubju
Tue 02.19.2008 2:04 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Budget trip to japan?
Replies: 12
Views: 6497

Budget trip to japan?

Hey, I was thinking of taking a trip to japan, but I don't have much money. I can probably only afford to use about £1000 GBP (about $2000 USD). Is this a good idea? I mean, I don't wanna get there and find that everything is expensive and spend weeks doing nothing cos I'm on a tight budget :P I don...
by pubju
Mon 02.11.2008 6:32 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Japanese classes in the UK?
Replies: 5
Views: 2074

RE: Japanese classes in the UK?

you could go and do a degree in japanese, i know Japanese is a very popular course in the uk
by pubju
Sat 02.09.2008 8:16 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Look Here!
Replies: 14
Views: 4719

RE: Look Here!

heh..
by pubju
Sun 02.03.2008 9:39 am
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: snow city of japan?
Replies: 3
Views: 1787

snow city of japan?

where is the most snowy city of Japan?

is there a city like this, with lots of snow activities like snowboarding and skiiing?

But with not many tourists?
by pubju
Tue 01.22.2008 10:02 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Boosting motivation?
Replies: 15
Views: 3900

RE: Boosting motivation?

Thanks for the replies. I think the only way to get through this is to just dig in and work my arse off to catch up, and then stay infront. Theres not *too* much work to catch up on really, its about 100 kanji and a few lessons in the Genki book. Gonna get started tomorrow :P And about visiting Japa...
by pubju
Tue 01.22.2008 9:06 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Boosting motivation?
Replies: 15
Views: 3900

Boosting motivation?

I must admit, lately I've started losing motivation for learning Japanese. I'm doing a degree in Japanese at uni, but the class is so relentless and fast paced that is very difficult to keep up unless you are 100% motivated and study every day. In the first term (of Year 1), I was very motivated and...
by pubju
Thu 12.13.2007 6:04 pm
Forum: Translation Questions or Discussion
Topic: Is this a correct translation?
Replies: 2
Views: 1740

Is this a correct translation?

Hey ^^ I'm trying to introduce myself for class. So I've put this together... it's pretty basic, but the purpose of the exercise is to practice my pronounciation. I've put the English translation underneath the Japanese romanji is the vocabulary and grammar correct? and can you suggest any other bas...
by pubju
Wed 12.12.2007 3:01 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Writing a letter in Japanese
Replies: 23
Views: 6802

RE: Writing a letter in Japanese

Hyperworm wrote: Hah, it amuses me when people forget to write the long vowel in biiru ;) Since we're talking about "wa", >Anata no senshuu wa nani wo shimashita ka? "Anata no senshuu" feels wrong to me somehow. I'd be tempted to mark "anata" with "wa", because we've just been talking about what "w...
by pubju
Tue 12.11.2007 9:07 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Writing a letter in Japanese
Replies: 23
Views: 6802

RE: Writing a letter in Japanese

So generally it is understandable? Obviously it could be better, but i dont want it to be too complicated as im only new to the language