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Yakuwarigo (役割語)

In Japanese by Jeremy Arns

If you’re studying Japanese, you’re probably already familiar with the concept of yakuwarigo (役割語),  however you might not have known it’s name. Yakuwarigo is used in writing, but can also be heard in some Anime …

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Trace your errors to the source

In Chinese by Olle Linge

When you review characters and end up writing the wrong one, don’t just tap “next”. Trace the error to the source! Finding out why you wrote the wrong character can help you prevent it from happening again.

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Japanese Pitch Accent

In Japanese by Jeremy Arns

It’s commonly known Chinese has tones, (it can be one of the larger struggles of learning the language). While Japanese doesn’t use tones, there is however a stress or pitch accent.  Pitch accent is where …