Writing, writing, writing…

The writing skill is certainly one of the most (if not the most) difficult competence to improve. Especially in Japanese, where kanjis are to be taken into account. Let’s try to find some methods to practice writing. No one to correct you? No matter! The first discouraging argument is: “if what I write is full…

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つじあやの~かぜになる

This is the song 風になる from the singer つじあやの. It’s the song from the Ghibli film The cat returns.  The lyrics: 忘れていた目を閉じて 取り戻せ 恋のうた 青空に隠れている 手を伸ばしてもう一度 取り戻す・とりもどす to take back, to regain, to get back, to recover 青空・あおそら blue sky 隠れる・かくれる to be hidden 伸ばす・のばす to reach out, to straighten 忘れないで すぐそばに僕がいる いつの日も 星空を眺めている 一人きりの夜明けも 星空・ほしぞら starry sky 眺める・ながめる to view, to gaze at 夜明け・よあけ dawn, daybreak (note…

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どちらかが彼女を殺した~第3章~3

The third part of the third chapter, a very challenging part with a lot of vocabulary! 懲りる・こりる to learn by experience 暗証番号・あんしょうばんごう password number 精算・せいさん means fare adjustment. It’s strange here with the 済ませる・すませる It certainly means that the subscription has been stopped. かすか faint, dim 名残・なごり remains, traces 突き止める・つきとめる to determine (a culprit, a cause) 忍び込む・しのびこむ to creep in, to steal in…

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