I have a deep passion for Japanese and English, as well as linguistics in general.
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Any advice or candid comments on my English would be greatly appreciated so that I can improve it.
As for Spanish, I'd like easy-to-understand corrections as I am a beginner.
Here are some of my entries that might help Japanese learners:
- Useful Japanese Expressions for Lang-8: Level of Corrections
- Not-recommended Japanese Phrases on Lang-8
- How to say "that" in Japanese correctly: あの or その
- Differences and Usages: 勉強する vs. 習う vs. 学ぶ
- Differences and Usages: 知る vs. わかる
- Differences and Usages: いきる vs. すむ
- Word Order in Japanese: Adverbs part1
- Importance of Vowels in Japanese
- Voiced Sounds and Voiceless Sounds in Onomatopoeias
- Mnemonics for "Atsui" (hot) and "Atatakai" (warm)!
My interests in languages:
- Etymology (origins of words)
- History of languages (philology)
- Accents and dialects
- Phonology (pronunciation)
- Second language acquisition
My other interests:
- Early music (renaissance and baroque)
- Playing the violin and recorders (blockflutes)
- TV dramas and films
- Voice acting / reading
- Watching figure skating
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