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Derek Schaab
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Differences among -たら, なら, -と, -んだったら, -ば, etc

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What is the difference between the nominalizers こと and の?

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What is the difference between "に" and "には"?

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When is Vている the continuation of action and when is it the continuation of state?

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Difference between -ていく and -てくる

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Is じゃないです equally correct as じゃありません?

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How do we construct sentences ending in わけ?

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What is the difference between 〜となる and 〜になる?

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Usage of すみません (sumimasen) versus ごめんなさい (gomen'nasai)

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The difference between くらい and ほど in hyperbole

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When to use 欲しがる instead of 欲しい

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What connotation does なんだ add?

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What are the guidelines for omitting particles?

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Usage of たくさん vs. 多い

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If Vて+いる isn't a gerund, then what is it?

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Love in the air: 愛x恋 {あい vs こい}

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What does っつの mean?

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What are the differences between 〜ので and 〜から?

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What exactly is "なの" (nano)?

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Usage of ~じゃん (~じゃない)

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The reason for using 何も+negative, but 何でも+positive

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Is there a rule for when to use くらい vs ぐらい?

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Differences between 度 and 回 when counting occurrences

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In what situations can you use ぞ as a sentence ender

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What's the difference between に and で when speaking of time of an action?

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のだから vs のだ (んだから vs んだ)

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What does のですが mean in the following sentence?

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What is the learning curve for learning Japanese writing?

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What’s the difference between [v] たとしても and just the plain ても

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とっても versus とても