My Passion For the Japanese Language.
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1. When and Why Did You Decide to Pursue This Dive At This Level? What was your inspiration and motivation?
2. How Long Did It Take For You To Accomplish This Dive At This Level From The Day You Decided To Pursue It, And Why Did It Take That Long?
3. What Was The Hardest Part About Achieving This Particular Dive Level?
But, even to this day I still struggle to remember Kanji characters. I always carry around flash cards with Kanji characters. I study them in the bus and whenever I get free time I write them down to check if I had remembered them.
The best part is when I see Kanji characters on the street like on buses or street boards and I can read them. That's when I realize that if I try even more I can remember Kanji too.
4. What Was The Easiest Part About Achieving This Particular Dive Level?
5. What Is Your Advice For Someone Who Is Pursuing This Dive And Level?
Try to listen to Japanese as well because, the Japanese from the textbooks is not going to be used in real life. Listen to podcasts in your free time. That will not only help you to understand the language but also it will help you to learn new words and phrases.
6. What Are Some Of The Best Resources You Recommend to Those Pursuing This Dive At This Level, And Why Do You Recommend Them? Please Include Relevant Weblinks, If Applicable.
- You tube - There are so many channels dedicated just to learn Japanese language so it's one of the best way to learn. Also it's good to learn by yourself too. There are so many channels that share Japanese culture as well.
- Google podcast - Listening to podcast will help you to improve so much better. My favourite podcast is from Japanesepod101.
Resource 1: もしもしゆうすけ - It a You Tube channel that's very good to learn about how to talk in different situations like in a store or in a subway.
Resource 2: Paolo from TOKYO - It a You Tube channel that features different things about Japan such as different kind of jobs and how things are done in Japan
Resource 3: Learn Japanese | JapanesePod101.com (Audio) - It's podcast that you can listen to sharpen your ears to Japanese language and they also have a you tube channel about lessons t
7. Tell Us A Story Of One Of Your Adventures While Pursuing This Dive (At This Level).
Also joining to different cultural activities also really adventurous as it is always filled with people who admire Japanese language and culture.
8. What Evidence Did You Submit to Prove You Met the Requirements for This Dive and Level?
9. Will You Be Pursuing The Next Level For This Dive? If Yes, Why? If Not, Why Not?
10. What is the Break Diver's Creed?
And having made this post, and provided adequate evidence to the dive committee, Amabindu Palliyaguru is now hereby certified by Break Diving, Inc. as: Linguist - Japanese - Level 1. Congratulations ! Thank you for being an inspiration to others!
Certificate number: 148
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