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by Chikiya
Tue 10.21.2008 4:27 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Has anyone here studied Japanese at university?
Replies: 29
Views: 11371

Has anyone here studied Japanese at university?

What were your experiences of it and was it worthwhile? I'm applying this year!
by Chikiya
Tue 10.21.2008 4:21 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Otaku?
Replies: 20
Views: 8416

Re: Otaku?

My Japanese teacher said 'otaku' means someone who just stays in their room playing computer games all day.
by Chikiya
Tue 10.21.2008 4:15 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: So frustrated; can't learn hiragana.
Replies: 57
Views: 21096

Re: So frustrated; can't learn hiragana.

I learnt hiragana in a week and katakana in another. It's easy, you practice writing them while saying them over to yourself, and then test yourself on recognising them. If you can get hold of some texts like children's books which are written in kana only, you should practice reading, and eventuall...
by Chikiya
Wed 07.09.2008 5:36 pm
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Gap years
Replies: 10
Views: 3241

Re: Gap years

Gosh that's useful. People don't even know what gap years are?
by Chikiya
Sun 06.29.2008 6:43 am
Forum: Culture and Info about living in Japan
Topic: Gap years
Replies: 10
Views: 3241

Gap years

Does anyone know of any gap year programs in Japan that allow you to study and earn money at the same time? Would it be worth doing something like this, or too expensive?
by Chikiya
Fri 09.14.2007 6:23 pm
Forum: Japanese Language Proficiency Test
Topic: A question about JLPT Level 4
Replies: 5
Views: 3711

A question about JLPT Level 4

Does anyone know whether Level 4 is at all equivalent to GCSE (even the really bad grades)?