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accepted Does anyone have advice on how to get over/through/around the intermediate language plateau? (Self-learner)
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comment Does anyone have advice on how to get over/through/around the intermediate language plateau? (Self-learner)
I think that's an unfair comparison. That's a highly subjective question. Where I'm asking about techniques in general. I literally don't know the techniques I need to move on. The techniques a beginners vs intermediate vs advanced use are very different. Each stalls at some point.
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comment Does anyone have advice on how to get over/through/around the intermediate language plateau? (Self-learner)
I've glanced at the debate. And I think strictly restricting it to only language and usage is pedantic and would severely limit it's usefulness to me. I think techniques are important. It's like have a cooking recipes and food stackexchange and not being able to ask how to saute.
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comment Does anyone have advice on how to get over/through/around the intermediate language plateau? (Self-learner)
Really? I read the FAQ and it seemed pretty on topic. And I'm staying away from objective questions and edutainment topics.
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comment Does anyone have advice on how to get over/through/around the intermediate language plateau? (Self-learner)
I have them (well, at least two). I've only used them for reference. Are they good reads too then?
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comment Does anyone have advice on how to get over/through/around the intermediate language plateau? (Self-learner)
Is Japan-US really that non-standard? I hadn't seen that before, but lots of languages use "contractions" like that. I do agree with you on most of that though, too many unknown words. But I still think it's the gold standard to strive for...eventually. :)
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comment Does anyone have advice on how to get over/through/around the intermediate language plateau? (Self-learner)
Lol, that's pretty straight forward. Call it what it is. Thanks.
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comment Does anyone have advice on how to get over/through/around the intermediate language plateau? (Self-learner)
Non-standard? It's a newspaper. That's about as standard as you get. Yes, it's very different than spoken Japanese. And nothing like the Japanese taught in classes, but I think it's the gold standard in most countries for factual writing. I would exclude headlines though... I think that's mainly what you were referring too though.
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comment Does anyone have advice on how to get over/through/around the intermediate language plateau? (Self-learner)
There are children's newspapers!!!? I've never heard of that before. Please tell more.
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comment Does anyone have advice on how to get over/through/around the intermediate language plateau? (Self-learner)
Since my listening right now is pretty good my two immediate goals are to be able to read light novels and newspapers and to pass level 1 and 2 of the JLPT.
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