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The Genki Group

Postby Kisshu » Sat 05.06.2006 5:54 pm

In a previous topic, I suggested that we start a small thread for those studying the Genki: An Intergrated Course in Elementary Japanese series. I have already had a few people volonteer to join so I thought that perhaps we could start now, and if more people wish to join on, they may.

In this topic, we can hopefully run through the dialog, practice, vocabulary, and grammer sections of the Genki textbook. While we could possibly also go through the workbook, I think, for lack of time, we should just use the text book as of the moment.

Anyone is allowed to join, but we want to try to keep the posts as "on topic" as possible. In otherwords, no talking about how you broke up with your boyfriend or something. We will start with lesson one, and see how it goes. If this is successful enough, we can continue to further lessons.

Everyone who joins this group should have a Japanese font installed onto their computer, or at least be able to read Japanese on their computer. It is preferred that you can type in Japanese however. It is also a plus if you can already read kana.

It would also be pretty neat if we had a few people who owned microphones so we could work out a time where we could join a chatroom and practice the speaking sections.

If someone wishes to join, they can just tell us in their post and it will not be considered off topic. Once we get at least a few people to join, we may start:D

Note: Activity is required unless you notify me that you are going on vacation or something.

Members List:
Kisshu
Sachi
Bigboned
Hark

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Note, I am reading all the replies to this topic, I just don't want the first couple of pages filled with all the replies people telling me that they are joining. I'll PM you that I got your message!!
Last edited by Kisshu on Sun 05.07.2006 5:37 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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RE: The Genki Group

Postby Sachi » Sat 05.06.2006 5:59 pm

I would love to ^^ I'd been looking for something like this for awhile :) I'm on lesson 8, but a little review never hurt anybody ;) So, count me in B)

(I also have a mic if you need someone with one ^^)
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RE: The Genki Group

Postby Bigboned » Sat 05.06.2006 6:06 pm

I would also like to join, however I have already completed Genki 1 and almost done with Genki 2, but as Sachi said, a little revision never hurt anyone. BTW, does anyone know how I can type japanese into Firefox the same way I do in Word, (e.g IME) or am i forced to copypaste everything?
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RE: The Genki Group

Postby hungryhotei » Sat 05.06.2006 6:37 pm

Bigboned wrote:
TW, does anyone know how I can type japanese into Firefox the same way I do in Word, (e.g IME)


Yes. Its the same way. Use your IME. The language bar is a windows thing not a word thing, so its there for all programs.
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RE: The Genki Group

Postby richvh » Sat 05.06.2006 8:24 pm

hungryhotei wrote:
Bigboned wrote:
TW, does anyone know how I can type japanese into Firefox the same way I do in Word, (e.g IME)


Yes. Its the same way. Use your IME. The language bar is a windows thing not a word thing, so its there for all programs.


As long as you have Win 2000 or above... The older IME is more limited in what it works with.
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RE: The Genki Group

Postby kiitsune » Sat 05.06.2006 8:38 pm

I'm joining! but first.. do you need that textbook, cuz I don't have it :(
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RE: The Genki Group

Postby Kisshu » Sat 05.06.2006 8:38 pm

Please keep things on topic :p Arigatou
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RE: The Genki Group

Postby Hark » Sun 05.07.2006 4:15 am

I would like to join too. And maybe this microphone I've got here (and never used) works :p
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RE: The Genki Group

Postby Sachi » Mon 05.08.2006 3:17 pm

kiitsune, having the textbook would help :) But I'm not sure if you would... I guess we need to see what we'll do next ;)
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RE: The Genki Group

Postby Sorako » Thu 05.11.2006 7:53 pm

Sure, I'd love to join. I just got my Genki stuffs in the mail, so I'm ready. :)
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RE: The Genki Group

Postby Sachi » Thu 05.11.2006 7:56 pm

Cool! I can't wait to get something going ^^ It'll be way more fun to study in a group, ne?
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RE: The Genki Group

Postby colorpen » Fri 05.12.2006 12:38 am

count me in.. i suggest we cover 1 Chapter a week
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RE: The Genki Group

Postby inamorata » Fri 05.12.2006 2:10 am

great idea :-) thanks* ,but again i am not being able to add up myself to your voice-chat.aweful computer without that sound system, i.e. i got no speakers.Sorry again. But really a nice way to study together.

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RE: The Genki Group

Postby I-samu » Sun 05.28.2006 4:50 pm

I just ordered Genki, it should come in a few days.
I can read Kana and have a mic!
I'm in.
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RE: The Genki Group

Postby I-samu » Sun 06.18.2006 10:25 pm

So when are we starting?
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