Tag: Language

An Online Language Game! Can You Do It?

Can you distinguish the differences between 80 languages out of thousands of languages? Well…Lars Yencken has made an online game, The Great Language Game, for everyone to play and have a fun. Please see their official website: http://greatlanguagegame.com/   Share how many languages you have identified in the comment below.   Code: 83GHWYF2U8R8

Summary: April~October 2013

The blog is up running for over 6 months now. This is the first summary for selected posts worth revisiting and updates as well. Language & Culture Differences between 「は/ Wa」 and 「が/ Ga」 Continued: Differences between 「は/ Wa」 and 「が/ Ga」 Senior Secondary Exams (For Australian Year 12 Students) How to Add Japanese Input for Your…

JLPT and the Comparison of Old & New

JLPT is the acronym for Japanese Language Proficiency Test(日本語能力試験). JLPT started in 1984 and its purpose is to certify and identify non-native speakers’ level of Japanese. What’s the Merit of Having a JLPT Certificate? The certificate is issued by the joint organization of the Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges and Services(国際交流基金と日本国際教育協会). It is pretty…

How to Add Japanese Input on Your Computer and Mobile Devices

For Windows Users (Windows 7 as an example here): How to Add New Language Input 1. Home icon 2. Control Panel 3. Clock, Language, and Region 4. Change keyboards or other input methods 5. Change Keyboards-> Add-> Ok (after ticking the one (s) for the Japanese input you would like to add)-> Apply (the middle…

Are We Losing the Ability to Handwrite Properly

The evolution of technologies is changing the way or method we used to do things, from the invention of Internet to the popularity of social media. Moreover, the paperless system is now considered a green way to store and share information. When a child progresses from a primary school to a higher education level, the chances…