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Nora Wallenius

Top 5 Mistakes Students of Japanese Make

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Japanese isn’t as hard as it looks. No really, it isn’t! Compared to other Asian languages like Chinese with its thousands of complicated characters or Vietnamese and its tonal variations, Japanese is quite straightforward. Japanese grammar is relatively simple (no plurals or future tense!) and sounds are created with a consistent consonant and vowel pattern.(…)


5-Minute Guide to Beijing

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Since hosting the 2008 Summer Olympics, Beijing has soared to a top destination for pleasure travel. Additionally, in the last decade the Chinese capital has become an important city for international business due to the growing Chinese economy and its political power. Beijing is a massive city with more than 12 million inhabitants and a(…)