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A Review of Lingualift: An Online Coursebook for Japanese & Russian Language Learners Language Resources

In studying Japanese, beyond learning a few conversational phrases, I needed a bit of direction. Most of the books I had focused on learning Kanji, but I needed something more. And so I decided to start looking for a coursebook to guide me. A while back, I remembered trying out Lingualift, but because I wasn’t studying Japanese, it didn’t make sense for me. Now that...

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Tokyo a Biography Language Resources

This month, as you can guess from the title, I’m revealing my next language project. It’s certainly something that’s happening much farther down the road. I’m still working on Spanish and then plan to revisit Russian, but Japanese is in my future.  The past few weeks, I have compiled the resources I’d like to use, consulted with fellow learners and I feel just about ready...

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Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pancakes) No Pork Recipe | Eurolinguiste Culture & Cuisine

This past month one of the recipes in my Try the World box was for Okonomiyaki. Okonomiyaki is often referred to as a Japanese pancake. It can contain any number of ingredients and it is associated with the Kansai and Hirosima areas of Japan. In Japanese “okonomi” means “what you like” and “yaki” means “grilled” or “cooked”. And that’s pretty much what okonomiyaki is –...

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