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  • laddr on Jalup IntermediateGood to hear, that has basically how I have been handling my cards as well. If I know what the word means and how it is being used I usually pass it. If it starts...
  • squidlydeux on Top 85 J-Dramas Of All TimeWhere's "Kita no Kuni Kara" & "O-Shin"? These were two of the all-time greatest in Japanese TV history. O-Shin had worldwide popularity and carved a place in Japanese culture. It really tugged on the Japanese...
  • AdamAdam on Jalup IntermediateI'd say it's better to just move forward than try to slow yourself down. Especially if it is more of an issue with pronunciation than it is of meaning. I know it can feel like...
  • Harry on Jalup IntermediateHi all, I love the Jalup series and I fully intend to take it all the way, but I'm massively stuck at about 150-250 on Intermediate. The J-J definitions aren't too bad, the problem is...
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