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Postby AJBryant » Wed 01.09.2008 12:43 am

1978.


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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Postby tōkai devotee » Wed 01.09.2008 3:28 am

Wow, Tony! You win!!
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Postby JaySee » Wed 01.09.2008 6:24 am

I started officially studying Japanese at uni in 2002, but before that I had already done some self-studying for half a year or so.
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Postby Mike Cash » Wed 01.09.2008 8:32 am

How about when we quit studying? I think it was around 1989 for me.
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Postby Wakannai » Wed 01.09.2008 9:36 am

I'm sure you still pick up new stuff here and there. Even if you aren't making an effort anymore. :)
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Postby Mike Cash » Wed 01.09.2008 9:45 am

I should hope so; my Japanese sucked in 1989.
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Postby burstandbloom » Thu 01.10.2008 6:19 am

Mike Cash wrote:
I should hope so; my Japanese sucked in 1989.

Mine too, I was two years old.
I'm going on my 6th semester and still it's not much better.
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Postby Kamwah » Thu 01.10.2008 12:25 pm

I'm learning Japanese since September 2005.
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Postby Unique » Thu 01.10.2008 8:48 pm

Well, I've been into the language for about 3 years. I've really been in the calligraphy thing so I picked up a few words here and there and learned the strokes and how to pronounce them. I was learning Spanish at the time and didn't want to start on another language, but now I've grown to love Japanese and I've been causally studying for about 3-4 months now. I started my serious study as of the 1st. My classes start in a week or so.
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Postby chikara » Thu 01.10.2008 8:59 pm

AJBryant wrote:
1978.

First year of college/uni or last year of high school?
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Postby Wakannai » Thu 01.10.2008 10:19 pm

Tony had this brainstorm to take the GED to skip much of High school.

I wish I had thought of that.

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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Postby chikara » Thu 01.10.2008 11:00 pm

Is taking GED a bit like taking GBH or LSD?
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Postby AJBryant » Thu 01.10.2008 11:10 pm

chikara wrote:
Is taking GED a bit like taking GBH or LSD?


There were times when it felt like it. :)

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1978.

First year of college/uni or last year of high school?


I got out of HS in the 11th grade (took "the test"), and entered college in 78.

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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Postby chikara » Fri 01.11.2008 12:13 am

You're a year younger than me but we finished high school at the same time then.

Studying Japanese was not on my radar at all then. Only languages I studied for the next 20+ years were computer languages :(
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RE: When did you begin studying Japanese?

Postby kuroi » Fri 01.11.2008 5:53 am

January '05, making it about 3 years. ;_;
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