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bio website markhosang.com/blog
location Nagoya, Japan
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mid-level asp.net web application developer.

JLPT 2-Kyu 2008
Works a Japanese company in Nagoya
I've been in japan since 2008, but my studying goes back to 1999.


Jan
22
comment Are there any situations where かしら is considered appropriate/normal for males to use?
@Alenanno It hasn't been edited so i can't change the vote.
Jan
20
awarded  Nice Question
Nov
3
revised Why are some words written backwards on trucks
added 6 characters in body
Nov
3
comment Why are some words written backwards on trucks
@ito: Sorry ito, i totally left out a "not" there... you are right it was written in mirror
Nov
1
awarded  Nice Question
Oct
31
comment Why are some words written backwards on trucks
I'm wondering now if the case it is read from front to back is because it would make it easier to read when they drove by
Oct
31
revised Why are some words written backwards on trucks
added 92 characters in body
Oct
31
comment Why are some words written backwards on trucks
you make a good point about how Japanese may not pay attention at all to the direction text is written...
Oct
31
comment Why are some words written backwards on trucks
i have to go hunting for a truck now to see if i can find this...
Oct
31
comment How to say, “try to __”, “have to __”
I was under the assumption that ~ようとする meant more that "I have the urge or volition to ~" and implies more of a feeling or motivation to do something "I'm feeling motivated to study" 勉強しようとする
Oct
31
asked Why are some words written backwards on trucks
Oct
31
awarded  Nice Question
Oct
6
comment Children's audio books good for listening practice?
amazon.co.jp/… ISBN-10: 4874243541 ISBN-13: 978-4874243541
Oct
6
answered Children's audio books good for listening practice?
Oct
6
revised Children's audio books good for listening practice?
edited tags; edited title
Oct
6
comment Children's audio books good for listening practice?
this question might be perceived as off-topic because it is not specifically about Japanese language. Changed the title to make it a little clearer
Oct
3
awarded  Nice Question
Sep
27
comment What is the difference between “〜がる” and “〜がっている”
seems like it could be a duplicate of this question japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/2524/…
Sep
26
comment Can I end sentences with ん?
yup... that's exactly what i think i was trying to say ;)
Sep
26
answered The differences between ~がたい、〜にくい、〜づらい