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  1. EllieK

    SILS and FLA applicant!

    Hi, I'm a student in the US taking a gap semester after graduating this May. I'm in the middle of filling out my applications for the SILS (Waseda) and FLA (Sophia) programs and stumbled upon this forum, so I decided to ask some of the questions I have because I don't know where else to get...
  2. ayumeneko

    Study techniques for Japanese?

    Hello! Recently I've been having some troubles studying Japanese and I'd like to hear what are your study methods/techniques for Japanese. I'm not talking about books, apps or websites, I'm talking about what you actually do when studying. For example Do you copy everything from the...
  3. traumagotchi

    open japanese study group on facebook!

    hi everyone! i recently made a study group on facebook for those interested in learning japanese together with other people. it only has 5 members as of right now, and we need more! i will be posting many resources to the group often. all you need to join is a basic grasp of english! would...
  4. K

    Need help with my project!

    Hello everyone! I am Kate from Russia and I am doing project at school about cartoons around the world. Can you answer the following question: which Japanese cartoon character can represent Japan at a conference to tell about traditions and every day life in this country? Thank you for your help!
  5. T

    Applying to Waseda SILS

    Hello, I am a high school student planning on applying to Waseda SILS for April 2017. I currently have a GPA hovering around the 3.0 mark (atrocious, I know - but I have decent grades in everything except calculus and physics!) and an SAT score of 2080. My TOEFL iBT is 114. Are these numbers...
  6. J

    Should i have a tutor as a beginner?

    Hi. I am interested in learning Japanese. I have travelled to Japan and learned some (very) basic words and sentences etc, and would be interested in continuing. I have studied Mandarin for about 5 years in my own time, and have a growing interest in learning Japanese too. However I know that...
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