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Not so bright, Rainbow Nation

The stench of xenophobia fills the streets of Durban; Foreign Nationals lie dying in informal settlements. Conflict spills over into the city centre. The CBD… 813 more words


Down Time: An Undervalued Gem

When our study habits are in place and the wheels keep on turning round and round, sometimes just turning off the engine for a bit can be a good idea. 198 more words

Learning Strategies

Gradnja Kabe, ovaj put papirne

„Prvi hram sagrađen za ljude je onaj u Meki, blagoslovljen je on i putokaz svjetovima. U njemu su znamenja očevidna – mjesto na kojem je stajao Ibrahim. 56 more words


Listen UP #1: The Problem with Japanese TV

I have logged about 6 hours of listening practice via Japanese TV shows over the past three weeks. My other listening activities are NHK lessons… 169 more words

Learning Strategies

Week 3 Recap: Sushi Rain

21 days is a milestone that is duly celebrated here on Kaba Shinkansen. That’s right, I’ve been applying the Japanese prescription for 3 weeks now and the monolingualitis condition now shows the earliest signs of improvement. 181 more words


Kanji Surprises #5: Osmosis

As I close in on the end of week three and about 500 kanji “lazy learned” I find a mysterious phenomenon occurring more and more often. 137 more words


Japanese Language Time Machine

I’ve met numerous people who have been nose to the Japanese language grindstone for 4 or 5 years. I am confounded each time I meet someone who has put in this time and I honestly have trouble telling if they have been at if for 4 weeks or 4 years. 160 more words