Reading better Japanese with Tangorin

Introducing TangorinFor those looking for fresh, new content to read in Japanese, I have just the app recommendation for you. It’s called Tangorin and it will make things oh so much easier for those wanting to improve their reading and expand their vocabulary. I’m a bit late in discovering this, but I wanted to share it in case there were people that didn’t know about this incredibly useful app.

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Try Japanese Language Proficiency Test Review

try! japanese language proficiency test

I’ve reviewed several books for tackling the JLPT, but you can never have enough books to help you with grammar. That’s why I want to talk about the “Try Japanese Language Proficiency Test” or Try! 日本語能力試験 series. If you’re wanting a good book to help you with grammar that will do a good job, look no further!

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JLPT July 2015 Results

tryyourbestThe results for the JLPT July 2015 have been announced online. I took the N1 in December 2014 and July 2015. Long story short, I didn’t pass. However, I didn’t miss passing by too much, so let’s look at my score compared to the previous test and see how I improved and what I need to do for the future.

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Shin Nihongo 500 Mon Series Review (新にほんご500問)

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Here’s my Shin Nihongo 500 Mon series review. Another helpful series for increasing your Japanese knowledge! These books are perfect for someone aiming for the JLPT and need something small to carry around. The books are designed so that you only have to work a few pages each day, which is perfect for those that are at work or somewhere with not a lot of free time.

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Ready or not, here comes the 2015 JLPT!

Last minute studying for the 2015 JLPTThe first 2015 JLPT. Hmm… It’s happening on July 5th, which is coming up very soon (I need more time!). I’ve been struggling with sinusitis and a cold while trying to work and study at the same time. It hasn’t been so easy. However, I wanted to share my thoughts and study tips for those that are interested in the process.

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The JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test)

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Are you stuck in your Japanese studies with no motivation? Are you overwhelmed with the amount of material don’t know what to focus on? The JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) could be what you need to give you a clear goal. It’s not as scary as it sounds, so let’s talk about it.

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