It is been three years learning Japanese. Three sweet years. If I was in a relationship with Japanese, I should start thinking about engagement soon. Yes, I have been comparing learning language to loving a person. Long time I have noticed that recently, upon meeting a Japanese person for the first time, they would tell … More Can one be in love with a language? V2
“Are you a sunny person or a rainy person?” I am glad to live in a world where weather, personality and mood are dynamic and multilayered. On a spring day when it was raining and the sun was shining, one of my colleagues said it was 狐の嫁入りkitsune no yomeiri or fox wedding. Fox wedding? I have … More 狐の嫁入り・Fox Wedding
Finding the right language teacher can be quite a challenge. Last year, after about 6 months in Japan I realized my self-study wasn’t enough so I started to look for a Japanese language who could give me private lessons. I needed someone who would not just explain to me how the language works, but also … More Language Teacher
“Why Japan?” is the question I hear the most either here in Japan or back home. Going to live in a country on the other side of the world doesn’t seem to be an easy decision. For me, Japan was kind of a dream. I thought about living in Japan for a long time before … More Question: Why Japan? Everything in its right place
Hello! Since I’m also quite fond of books (reading or smelling them) I would like to share some impressions about the books I’ve been reading lately. Sometimes I share my reviews on Goodreads. Have you read any of the books below? Also, if you have any questions or suggestions about these or similar books, feel free … More Reading, June 2017
About two years ago I was finishing my thesis and since I didn’t have to follow a rigorous schedule I decided it was a good time to pick up a new language. Not really for work purpose, just for the sake of learning a new language itself. I thought about Hebrew or Japanese, since I … More Can one be in love with a language?