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7 posts tagged with language by dead_.
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Good reading under the rising sun

I'd like to read some blogs and websites in Japanese. [more inside]
posted by dead_ on Oct 23, 2007 - 3 answers

Funneling words into my noodle at a rapid rate

What are the best (free) online exercises to prepare for the GRE? [more inside]
posted by dead_ on Feb 9, 2007 - 6 answers

riverrun

Has Finnegans Wake ever been translated? How?
posted by dead_ on Oct 20, 2006 - 36 answers

Best language schools in Tokyo...?

What are the best Japanese language schools in Tokyo? [more inside]
posted by dead_ on Jan 18, 2006 - 1 answer

Can I become an interpreter?

Do those of us who started learning our second language after high school have any hope of becoming interpreters? [more inside]
posted by dead_ on Oct 24, 2005 - 10 answers

Learning to speak...

What is the hardest language for a native English speaker to master, and why? (I know this is subjective... but I'm curious)
posted by dead_ on Oct 14, 2005 - 48 answers

Improve My Japanese

For those of you fluent in Japanese, I'd like to hear your best advice on the subject. I've studied for about 4 years, and have been living in Japan for nearly a year, but despite this, achieving true "fluency" still seems like an insurmountable task. Although I am conversationally fluent, at times I become incredibly frustrated. How long do you think it takes to become fluent? And now for the oh-so-impossible question: what should I do to speed up the process? Advice, experiences, suggestions would be welcome from any students of foreign language.
posted by dead_ on Feb 13, 2005 - 9 answers

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