Daily Japanese Study: JLPT N2, third month recap

October is almost over, and I have hoped that I would be left with only revisions to do (no new words or grammar) for the last month of preparation for JLPT N2. Well, I am more or less where I wanted to be. Let’s turn back on what happened in October. Note: I started working…

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Variations in level of difficulty

Varying the level of difficulty of books I read helps me stay motivated to learn Japanese. Instead of always picking books that fit my level I sometimes read easy novels, sometimes challenging ones. I explain in this post how it helps me and what are the benefits of varying difficulty levels.

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Motivation: starting a bullet journal

What about starting a bullet journal to organise my Japanese study? Learning a language on one’s own requires some organisation system to stay productive throughout the year. I have never done a bullet journal before and I think that now is a perfect time to start one!

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Japanese news: on natto, vitamin K and femur fractures

I found an intriguing article today on the Asahi website. The title of the article is : 中高年の骨折は「西高東低」 原因は不明、納豆が関係か. 骨折・こっせつ fracture of a bone The title says that concerning bone fractures of middle-aged and elderly persons, it is “high in the West and low in the East”. Even if the reason for this difference is…

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