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Old 30-05-2017, 09:34 AM   #9316
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Old 30-05-2017, 09:46 AM   #9317
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thanks turnbackclock for the kind support.

Please visit the below mentioned thread:
learning japanese

The thread has more than 10 years of pointers sharing from seniors and experts comments.

the thread has been reopened.

Sorry moderator Ottoke, please close this thread.
Thanks in advance!

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Old 30-05-2017, 06:05 PM   #9318
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i am clearing my bookshelves and have a 20-50 books to give away for free.
below are the list of books.

Collection point: Wilkie Edge Hanis Restaurant
Date of collection/Time of collection: to be discussed via pm.

Moderator, pls remove if its violates the advertising policy

N1/N2
新完全マスター語彙 日本語能力試験N1語彙 (taken)
どんなときどう使う日本語表現文型500-日本語能力試験1・2級対応 (taken)
日檢文法一本搞定:日檢N1文法總復習+聽力 (taken)
公式問題集N1 (taken)
N1必修パータン語彙 (taken)
徹底トレーニングN1語彙 (taken)
N3
N3文法スピードマスター (taken)
N4/N5
みんなの日本語初級1 教え方の手引き (reserved)
どんなときどう使う日本語表現文型200 初・中級 (アルクの日本語テキスト) (reserved)
みんなの日本語標準練習帳 (reserved)
みんなの日本語Chinese translation 初級II Book 1 (translation)
みんなの日本語Chinese translation 初級II Book 1 (textbook)
みんなの日本語Chinese translation 初級II (2nd edition)
日本語できます (reserved)
Others
Kanji Look and Learn (taken)
日本人の知らない日本語3 (taken)
You know You've been in Japan Too Long (taken)
ナミやの雑貨店 (novel) (taken)
商務日語想說就會說 (taken)
A Handbook of Common Japanese Phrases (reserved)
日本語文型辞典 (taken)

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Old 18-06-2017, 09:52 PM   #9319
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By the way, Miraa-san is back now in Malaysia...

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Old 21-06-2017, 01:38 AM   #9320
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By the way, Miraa-san is back now in Malaysia...

How much in sgd? Which bookstore?
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Old 21-06-2017, 07:47 AM   #9321
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Bout 25/15 respectively. Bugis Kino
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Old 24-06-2017, 08:44 PM   #9322
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Anyone studying in Ikoma? If yes, can share what's in for the elementary 1 term 1 classes? Is the whole term learning basic words and greetings on top of the hira\katakana only or there's more 'advance' communication taking place?
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Old 25-06-2017, 12:04 PM   #9323
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Anyone studying in Ikoma? If yes, can share what's in for the elementary 1 term 1 classes? Is the whole term learning basic words and greetings on top of the hira\katakana only or there's more 'advance' communication taking place?
I started Ikoma on intermediate class but the class itself is conducted in Japanese from the very start. However you can't really converse in Japanese in Elementary right? I would say their Pre-Advance class has the most conversation as you will be given a topic per chapter to talk about among the class.
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Old 27-06-2017, 11:46 AM   #9324
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Tips for JLPT would be out this Fri/Sat. will also be uploading the grammar recording for my N4/N5 prep lessons on Sat morning. This is to be fair to my students who have paid to attend the lessons. Recordings would be deleted on Sun. Kindly look out for it... =)

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N4 Grammar Prep

N4 Grammar Prep 2

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Anyone studying in Ikoma? If yes, can share what's in for the elementary 1 term 1 classes? Is the whole term learning basic words and greetings on top of the hira\katakana only or there's more 'advance' communication taking place?
the elementary 1 term 1 class would start from Hiragana. I would advise you to start learning the Hiragana and Katakana script even before you start the classes.

There are basic words and greetings to be learned and also basic communication.

May I ask what do you define as 'advance' communication?

"something like that"
https://mfadhillah.files.wordpress.c...n-englisch.pdf
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Old 02-07-2017, 05:21 PM   #9326
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how did u guys find today's paper?

I did N4 for fun today... a bit challenging...
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Old 02-07-2017, 10:27 PM   #9327
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Hi all,

How was JLPT today?

Today, i had the chance to take N4 with my students today and had other students taking N1-N5...

I personally feel that the level difficulty is so-so, but the qns are a bit tricky. For those taking N1, N2, dont forget to revise your basics, especially your adverbs.

I was quite happy that some of the points that i spotted came out... N1 is a bit easier than last year, based on what my students told me. N2 is a bit harder on the listening section.

Don't forget to revise, revise, revise!

It's been a long day for me, woke up at 545am and just ended work now.

If you have any personal questions like how to improve various sections, drop me an email. No charges. Just want to help a fellow 後輩. =)

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Old 11-08-2017, 06:29 PM   #9328
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Dear all, next Mon the JLPT registration will start.

Ends 3rd Sept for online registration

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Old 12-08-2017, 10:31 AM   #9329
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I started Ikoma on intermediate class but the class itself is conducted in Japanese from the very start. However you can't really converse in Japanese in Elementary right? I would say their Pre-Advance class has the most conversation as you will be given a topic per chapter to talk about among the class.
How did you land yourself in intermediate? Did they interview you or? I was doing intermediate 1 term 2 alr and I quit a year ago. Now I'm told that I've to go for some kinda assessment, if i cannot make it, i have to redo elementary again. I thought that was kinda stupid la :/ i can read hiragana and katakana, converse wise, almost cannot make it.
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How did you land yourself in intermediate? Did they interview you or? I was doing intermediate 1 term 2 alr and I quit a year ago. Now I'm told that I've to go for some kinda assessment, if i cannot make it, i have to redo elementary again. I thought that was kinda stupid la :/ i can read hiragana and katakana, converse wise, almost cannot make it.
This is to ensure that your proficiency can align with the students of the current class.
I believe if you are able to produce the basic cert, think they would be able to skip the assessment.

Frankly speaking, if you are unable to make it for the assessment. It would be better to redo elementary again. The basics of the language is critical....

I have seen JLPT N1 and N2 holders making mistakes of fundamentals and basics of Japanese Language. Especially in conversation.

If budget is not an issue, it would be good for you to redo the elementary.
Treat it as a refresher
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