It is almost a week after the JLPT and as I have let the experience sink in, for some reason, I don’t feel like studying at all. I have been lurking on various sites reading discussions about the JLPT and Japanese studies in general, rather than doing actual studies. Continue reading “Japanese Journey Destination?”
The JLPTs have once again made me realize the importance of vocabulary. It is not that grammar is my strong suit but I have noticed that I can easily figure out the meaning of a passage if I know most … Continue reading Viva La Vocab
The JLPT July 2018 is officially over for me and most other time zones and it brought along a lot of bittersweet realizations for me. Getting out of the way, the sobering reality of the huge chance if failing it or barely passing, it has been an overall very enlightening experience. Continue reading “Post D-Day: JLPT JULY N2 2018”
With less than 2 weeks to go for the JLPT exam, it is time to buckle up real tight. I have increased the number of words learned and reviewed in memrise but that still doesn’t seem to be enough. However, the real challenge is going to be the reading portion as my reading speed has not been that great compounded by the lack of adequate vocabulary.
I have been late to jump on the SRS(spaced repetition system) hype train mostly due to ignorance but also because of being technologically inept. When I finally got a hang around lurking in forums and searching for information on various blogs, srs seemed to be a shortcut to remembering stuff faster. Continue reading “Managing Memrise”
The chaos that blinds my future path makes my mind go bad. It makes me open the ledger of my life and put efforts against rewards. Sometimes it comes short. Continue reading “The Madness of May”
April is the cruellest month, breedingLilacs out of the dead land, mixingMemory and desire, stirringDull roots with spring rain.– T.S. Eliot