When did you begin studying Japanese?

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When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by BullZyi » Mon 01.07.2008 7:48 pm

When did you begin studying Japanese and how long have you been studying?

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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by NocturnalOcean » Mon 01.07.2008 8:02 pm

I started 2 years ago, so that makes it two years.

I really wonder though why make a thread like this, where the information that will be presented is absolutely useless.
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by Adriano » Tue 01.08.2008 7:23 am

27-08-2002 ^^
平成14年8月27日です!
Every year I celebrate in this date with karaoke :P
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by Mike Cash » Tue 01.08.2008 7:26 am

January, 1985
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by Mike Cash » Tue 01.08.2008 7:27 am

Adriano wrote:
27-08-2002 ^^
昭和14年8月27日です!
Every year I celebrate in this date with karaoke :P
Showa 14 would be 1939. You're very chipper for a fellow your age. What's your secret?
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by Adriano » Tue 01.08.2008 7:30 am

haha thanx Mike XD
anyway we have 44 guests now that saw my mistake T____T

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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by gfunk » Tue 01.08.2008 7:49 am

My first encounter with Japanese was 4 years ago through this website... But I haven't been truly "studying" Japanese till last semester.
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So you've been talking Japanese before I even met diapers... Dang, you must have perfect native accent Cash.
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by Shirasagi » Tue 01.08.2008 8:13 am

September 1994, so 13 years and change.
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by Yudan Taiteki » Tue 01.08.2008 8:30 am

September 1999 for me, so I guess I'm nearing 9 years.
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by keatonatron » Tue 01.08.2008 9:17 am

I turned 4 last October.

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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by kitamichibi » Tue 01.08.2008 9:21 am

O_O I started 3 months ago.
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by Oracle » Tue 01.08.2008 9:23 am

Started studying in earnest sometime around February 1985

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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by Gundaetiapo » Tue 01.08.2008 10:58 am

About 1999-2001 and then again February 2007-current.

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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by miho-sempai » Tue 01.08.2008 11:54 am

Mostly off for about six years. Seriously since about September. So not very long. I did learn most of the hiragana when I started studying, though, so it was easy to pick them up when I started seriously.

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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Post by richvh » Tue 01.08.2008 12:08 pm

I took 2 quarters of introductory Japanese while stationed there in 1981, then resumed study in the summer of 2005.
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