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by spookychee
Wed 03.15.2006 9:52 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Listening Practice
Replies: 7
Views: 1187

RE: Listening Practice

I'm sure that it's been mentioned a thousand times but another great tool for practicing listening is podcasts. If you use Itunes just switch the country to Japan and you can download tons of podcasts for free. Try to listen to ones that have people talking naturally (such as Cinema People) as oppos...
by spookychee
Wed 03.15.2006 2:40 am
Forum: History and Literature Discussions
Topic: Reading Club
Replies: 84
Views: 23862

RE: Reading Club

Count me in as well. I'm a Murakami fan but I haven't read that one yet. So, I'd love the chance to read it and discuss it with you all.
by spookychee
Thu 03.09.2006 8:14 pm
Forum: History and Literature Discussions
Topic: Suggestions for Books to import
Replies: 15
Views: 6243

RE: Suggestions for Books to import

I'm reading a book now called 本当は違うんだ日記 (hontou ha chigaunda nikki) by 穂村 弘 (Homura Hiroshi) which I'm finding very interesting.It's a series of essays each about 4 pages long about his life. He's a single (but not by choice) Japanese man in his early 40's who worries about not being cool and fittin...
by spookychee
Mon 02.13.2006 12:39 am
Forum: General off topic
Topic: What are you listening to right now?
Replies: 151
Views: 22514

RE: What are you listening to right now?

I was at Tower Records and picked up a bunch of Japanese indie music. One band, Ogre You A--hole, turned out to be really good. Highly recommended.
by spookychee
Mon 02.13.2006 12:25 am
Forum: Japanese Language Proficiency Test
Topic: Test Results
Replies: 42
Views: 15823

Test Results

I got my test results today and I passed Level 1!! Did anyone else get their results? I took it in Nagoya and live in Japan if it matters.
by spookychee
Thu 11.17.2005 12:13 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Ohayou~~minasan
Replies: 1
Views: 776

RE: Ohayou~~minasan

"gakkoo no sensei desu" means "I am a school teacher." High school student is koukousei.

Good luck with your Japanese.