Trevor Lemon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 15 Feb 2001 18:08:49 -0800
I speak with about 75-80% proficiency (common conversation - not the
polite and/or technical stuff), and read with about 60-70% proficiency
(including Kanji). Plus it helps that my wife is Japanese, I've
actually lived in Japan for a little while, and that I've been at this
for about 14 years.
Trevor in California
Charlie Hetherington wrote:
> During my very boring first hour American Government class I started
> to wonder how many people on the GML speak Japanese. There always
> seems to be a couple of posts every once in awhile where someone gets
> something out of a Japanese mag (Dengenki Hobby, Hobby Japan, etc.)
> and shares it with the rest of the list, meaning that some people out
> there have some sort of understanding of the Japanese language. I just
> wanted to know who out there among us can speak/read Japanese.
> I've been studying Japanese for about a year now. I can read and write
> in hiragana and katakana and I know a few kanji. That's about the
> extent of my Japanese language skills.
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