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How do I study Japanese?
I have so much free time now. Might as well do it now.
Online? Duolingo is a good place to start.
What's the difference between okonomiyaki and monjya?
I get them mixed up. I like the firm pancake one.
Okonomiyaki is the one you like. Monjya is more wet and you eat it using those little metal spatula things.
Do you need a prescription to buy colored contacts?
I think they're really cute but I don't have a prescription
Lucky! It's actually easier to buy if you don't have a presciption! You can just get them anywhere like Don Quixote or the drugstore. If you need a prescription, it's harder because you ha...
I've been looking into JET and studying Japanese but might get sent somewhere in the countryside. I want to use the Japanese I know but worried if some dialects will be impossible to understand
I feel like Kansai dialect, you wouldn't have as big of a problem but maybe certain places in Tohoku or Okinawa might be difficult
is it hard to find a job right now?
with all that's going on right now...
There are jobs because a lot of people left the country to go home for the unforseeable future. Coming into Japan might be hard right now though
Bored. What to watch on Netflix
I want to watch more Japanese shows. Open to anything. Doesn't have to be Netflix actually.
Kimetsu no Yaeba, Terrace House, Kingdom are some of my favorites.
What is remote work like actually in Japan?
I heard that the infrastructure was there but it wasn't common until people were forced to do it because of corona. Just curious
For me, it's easy because I can do everything online. I just have to report what I do at the end of every day. Not commuting's nice.
Is it better to study hospitality at 専門学校?
I have a hard time understanding my options
A lot of people do go to 専門学校 for hospitality. It might be a good place to practice the language better too, since I imagine classes are smaller.
Is it hard to quit membership like in the States?
It's quite easy. They only briefly ask why you are quitting, and to fill out a questionnaire to see if you were satisfied with their services
Is it possible to get N2 level in a year?
is that realistic?
Yes if you study very hard. It helps that you have a foundation in Japanese already and you take courses in Japan.