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To open ~ ひらく VS あける

  Hi everyone, so far, I've been using あける for "to open", but recently, I've also learned "ひらく". Being the curious fox that I am, I...

Hanshi
Answered 4 years ago


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Kanji in lessons and drills?

I started using this site a few days ago and I like it but the drills are a bit frustrating because all the drill answers and questions are...

Dennis
Answered 4 years ago


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新聞 and 新聞紙

  I've been wondering... jsut what is the difference between 新聞 and 新聞紙. I've learned them both to mean "Newspaper", but I assume ther...

Aki
Answered 4 years ago


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あげる VS くれる

  So, I've been wondering, what is the difference between あげる and くれる? More specifically, how can I tell which one to use in any giv...

Aki
Answered 4 years ago


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そして or て-form?

Hi all! I've noticed that sentences can be connected with both そして and using the て-form, and I was wondeirng what the difference was? A...

Aki
Answered 5 years ago


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Being Late ~ おそく VS ちこく

  By now, I've learned two different words for being late: おそく and  ちこく. Now, I'm at a drill that asks for a translation of "Don't b...

Tariq
Answered 5 years ago



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Drill Repetition Frequency and the Leitner System

  I've long since had the suspicion that the drills are repeated at a too-high frequency, and are mastered to quickly, which not only cause...

Marta
Answered 5 years ago


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女の人と話しません/ Remembering Vocab

I came across a drill recently that reads 女の人と話しません. I know what it means, and I can answer the question, but I am curious about th...

番長
Answered 5 years ago


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Drills Suggestion ~ Conjugation Icons

This is something that consistently breaks my flow whenever I do drills. Most drills are nice and easy, I can quickly glance over the quest...

jojkov
Answered 5 years ago


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Bots

There were always some bots spamming in this sites forum, but lately it got out of hand. I dont remember, was there recaptcha when registeri...

Taylor
Answered 5 years ago


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Where did I post that again?

  I sometimes post a question regarding a lesson in the discussion page of that lesson. However, since I'm in the habit of completing one l...

Tariq
Answered 5 years ago


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How many drills have I done today?

  Is it just me or is the activity for drills done not showing up any more?

Taylor
Answered 5 years ago


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Sound Files ~ Varying Volume

  This has been bothering me for some time now. At the beginning, all sound files were the same volume, clearly spoken and perfectly audib...

Kira Resari
Asked 5 years ago


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comparing な adjectives

In the lesson "Which witch is which" there is the following comparisson: "Small towns are safer than big towns"  --> 小さいまちは、大きいま...

Tariq
Answered 5 years ago