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Archive for January, 2012

A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar – Book Review

Posted January 27th, 2012 by Enrico in Learning Japanese, Reviews 1 Comment »

This is the first time we're reviewing a book on The Japanese Learner so before we get into it, here's a small disclaimer: we link to Amazon.com's listing of the book but this is only because Amazon.com is where Enrico ...

Free Talk – New Year’s Resolutions

Posted January 13th, 2012 by Enrico in Uncategorized 3 Comments »

It's a new year which means a fresh start, and I find this strengthens my resolve to improve. It's positive energy that, harnessed correctly, I can take advantage of. There are many things I'd like to do this year. So ...

Yojijukugo: Japanese Idioms in 4 Characters

Posted January 6th, 2012 by Enrico in Learning Japanese 1 Comment »

You may think learning the thousands of kanji you need to learn to read Japanese smoothly is more trouble than it is worth. You might be right. But they can sometimes be fascinating, too! One of the most fascinating features of ...