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  • AdamAdam 07/17/2018 at 11:04 am on Test Your Japanese MightIf you don't know how to respond, I would slightly lower how you grade your level for the test.
  • Andrew 07/16/2018 at 9:48 pm on Test Your Japanese MightI was just wondering about this line: Read the sentence(s) out loud and “comprehend” 90% of what you’ve just read with the ability to respond to the sentence(s) as if you heard it in a...
  • hdkfo 07/16/2018 at 4:53 pm on Filling In The Blanks With MCDsI LOVE CLOZE deletions. http://choronghi.wordpress.com
  • Dan S 07/16/2018 at 12:22 pm on Jalup Mobile – Speaking Missions & Higher Level DecksIt's possible to utilize speech recognition in Anki. Just add a {{type:}} field on the front of each card and use your microphone to fill it out.
  • Greg 07/15/2018 at 3:38 pm on Jalup Mobile – Speaking Missions & Higher Level DecksProbably wouldn’t do the Anki version as already have so many of your cards to do. I will check out the first part and see how I like it. It convinced me to download your...
  • AdamAdam 07/15/2018 at 9:51 am on Jalup Mobile – Speaking Missions & Higher Level DecksIt's a possibility having it separate in the future. One thing I've been considering (once I do some more missions) is releasing an Anki version. It wouldn't be able to utilize voice recognition, but instead...
  • AdamAdam 07/15/2018 at 9:48 am on Jalup Mobile – Speaking Missions & Higher Level DecksAn older iPhone would work fine, but at the very least I'd pick up an iPhone 7. Currently they are on iPhone 8 & X, and this year September may be be releasing 9 or...
  • AdamAdam 07/15/2018 at 9:37 am on Jalup Mobile – Speaking Missions & Higher Level DecksThanks! It's what I do day and night now :)
  • Greg 07/15/2018 at 7:23 am on Jalup Mobile – Speaking Missions & Higher Level DecksCould you consider having the speaking separately priced? I am still going to use your Anki decks as already got from you but am interested in trying the speaking.
  • Amy 07/14/2018 at 10:47 pm on Jalup Mobile – Speaking Missions & Higher Level DecksIf you're tight on a budget or would prefer to spend the least amount of money possible, I would highly recommend getting the iPad (2018) 32GB. iPads in general have excellent multi-window capabilities, say if...
  • Murray 07/14/2018 at 5:13 pm on Jalup Mobile – Speaking Missions & Higher Level DecksAs an android user, my dilemma is what Apple device to get now =/ I think picking up an old iPhone might be the cheapest option, but maybe getting an iPad might be more useful...
  • AdamAdam 07/14/2018 at 11:41 am on Why you Should Read and Watch Overlord今回の件は、様々な情報を有しながら、そこまで思い至らなかった私こそが最も責められるべきだろう…。ジョナサン、お前に罪はない. And they do have the most energetic theme songs ever.
  • JonathonJonathon Jackson 07/13/2018 at 9:42 pm on Why you Should Read and Watch Overlord失礼をお許しになってください!して致しますより致していますの方が正しいのではないかと
  • Andrew 07/13/2018 at 12:40 pm on Jalup Mobile – Speaking Missions & Higher Level DecksMan, this is awesome. I'm super excited. Keep up the awesome work!
  • Andrew 07/13/2018 at 12:35 pm on I Understand the Words, but not the SentenceCool to hear; thanks for the encouraging words. What if there are cards from a half a year ago or more that you still cant figure out though? Lol, I have a number of those....
  • JonathonJonathon Jackson 07/13/2018 at 12:23 pm on Why you Should Read and Watch Overlord我が至高の御身アダム様よ、この素晴らしきアニメのことをお伝えになることにこのしもべが心から感謝して致します。正に光栄の極みでございます。 Also, those opening and endings are bangers.
  • Jesper T 07/13/2018 at 12:13 am on I Understand the Words, but not the SentenceThis will happen again and again... and again - and it's totally normal and OK :) Sometimes the cards just don't make any sense even though you've reread all the definitions. It feels like the...
  • SakanaSensei 07/12/2018 at 5:43 pm on Suffering From Perfectionism While Studying JapaneseA super great feeling is when a card you struggled with finally clicks and is effortless, which happens all the time. I’m coming up on 6000 cards and it happens even more often now than...
  • Chris 07/12/2018 at 2:40 pm on I Understand the Words, but not the SentenceOh man, this -- THIS -- is the wall I'm running into! Sure, there's simple problems like temporarily forgetting whether I just read "what" or "which" (I'll get them straightened out eventually!) that I can...
  • Chris 07/12/2018 at 2:11 pm on Suffering From Perfectionism While Studying JapaneseI really needed to read this article today. :) I am just about to hit my 100th Jalup Beginner card tomorrow, and I am really struggling with my perfectionist tendencies. I keep mixing up my...
  • laddr 07/10/2018 at 11:52 pm on You Have a Bad Memory – Now What?Does anyone have jalup beginner-expert or whatever mnemonics they would share? I usually try to come up with my own. When I do they really stick in my head hard and fast. But I often...
  • lauren 07/10/2018 at 11:24 am on My Long Summer at an Intensive Language Immersion SchoolI went to Middlebury Summer Intensive program over 30 years ago, and have a family member currently attending. When I went, it was amazing. The teaching method was completely different, but very very effective. Unfortunately...
  • AdamAdam 07/10/2018 at 10:54 am on Achieving Your Japanese Goals – July 2018There's an invite-only Line Chat Group where members of Jalup talk. If you are interested, fill out your info here: https://japaneselevelup.com/jalup-line-group/
  • Chris 07/10/2018 at 8:48 am on Achieving Your Japanese Goals – July 2018Heh, and now I'm struggling again. ;) This initial learning journey is going to be quite the roller-coaster, isn't it? Also, I understand very, very little of Yotsuba (which I expected) but I am delighted...
  • AdamAdam 07/09/2018 at 3:11 pm on Why you Should Read and Watch OverlordUnabridged. The Overlord novels on Audible are very long and split up into 2 sections 上 and 下 per volume.
  • Paul Walther 07/08/2018 at 11:29 am on Why you Should Read and Watch Overlordheh yeah. I consider my Japanese pretty good and I haven't fallen back to the English translation of anything (or subs etc.) for a long time but this story was too good and too hard...
  • Yueh 07/07/2018 at 6:53 pm on Why you Should Read and Watch Overlordtry Legendary Moonlight Sculptor with 30+volume
  • AdamAdam 07/07/2018 at 11:04 am on Why you Should Read and Watch OverlordDid you say English translation!?! You might be better off just starting from the beginning with the novels, since you are already familiar with the story. Diving right into it from where the anime left...
  • Paul Walther 07/06/2018 at 10:57 pm on Why you Should Read and Watch OverlordI loved the anime so much I went out and got the kindle versions of the book. I bought the first novel in the series but quickly realized what I wanted was to read what...
  • Kookie Crumble 07/06/2018 at 3:50 pm on The Truth Behind What “Otaku” Really MeansFrom me a half Japanese and half Caucasian girl , my family doesnt really like to refer to people who like anime or anything like that as “otaku” we take it as offensive.