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Japanese Language

Japanese Dramas For Effective Language Study

Watching Japanese dramas with subtitles in our native language can sometimes make us lazy, to the point we stop paying attention to the Japanese without even noticing! Watching with Japanese subtitles, however, prevents over-reliance on instant comprehension.

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Japanese Language

Pass the JLPT! How to Study for the JLPT Listening Section

What makes the JLPT listening section so difficult is that unlike your favorite TV shows, you are being tested for very specific listening skills. It doesn’t matter how well you can keep up with your favorite character’s dialogue. Can you understand the relationships between people simply by the words they are using? Can you tell what is being done to whom by recognizing passive tense?

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