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Japanese for the Western Brain http://www.mindsprin......index.html
Japanese is a challenging language for most who didn't learn it as children. I present some of the basic principles of grammar and usage in a way that doesn't resemble your textbook.
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Learn Japanese Online http://www.learn-japanese.net/
Japanese is considered by many to be the most difficult language to learn. However, you have taken the right set by coming to learn-japanese.net.
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Notes on Japanese Grammar http://www.csse.mona......ammar.html
Word Order, Nouns, Pronouns, Demonstratives and Interrogatives, Particles, Verbs, Giving and Receiving, Particles
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100 Useful Grammar Bits http://www.thejapane......arpage.php
Learn Japanese for free: Explore the fun side of the Japanese language. Study kanji, JLPT prep, grammar, culture, and much more all FREE!
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A Guide to Japanese Grammar http://www.geocities.jp/nihongoguide/
This site was created as a resource for those who want to learn Japanese grammar in a rational, intuitive way that makes sense in Japanese.
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A Study of Engrish http://www.jref.com/......rish.shtml
Jrengrish, Jenglish, Japanese English and English as spoken by the Japanese and the reasons why.
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How to Understand a Sentence http://users.tmok.co....../pars.html
If you understand how the structure of a typical Japanese "sentence" is put together, and if you have an understanding of how Japanese particles....
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Particles & Patterns http://users.tmok.co......rvpat.html
Sentence patterns are often referred to in discussing language learning. Once one manages to get an ability to understand and...
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Origin of the -masu form http://users.tmok.co......pmasu.html
Probably most of you learned -desu, -masu ending sentences at first. This form is quite recently became standard.
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nagoya Dialect http://mediazone.tcp......BITENW/NB/
Nagoya-ben also known as Nagoya dialect is explained and examples are given.
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Grammatical Terms Explained http://www2.hawaii.e......frame.html
Topic is a key concept in understanding Japanese. Roughly speaking, the topic of a sentence is what the sentence is about. For example, in (a), the topic is Hanako and the rest of the sentence provides information about Hanako.
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Grammar Resources http://www.gu.edu.au......_home.html
School of Languages and Linguistics with several resources available.
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Case and Preposition http://www.sf.airnet....../case.html
Cases are markers of the grammatical roles of nouns. In most European languages, inflection of articles, adjectives, and nouns is used to show cases. English pronouns have three cases:
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Topic and Focus http://www.sf.airnet......focus.html
The topic and the focus are concepts commonly found in human languages. Topics are old information, which you have already talked about in a conversation. Focuses are new information, which is often the key of an answer to a question.
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Verbs http://www.sf.airnet....../verb.html
Japanese verbs are divided into two groups with different inflection styles. One group is called the Group I verbs, the -u verbs, the Godan verbs, the consonant verbs, and the strong verbs.
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Copula http://www.sf.airnet......opula.html
A copula is a special word that combines the subject of a sentence and its description. Copulas are often irregular in many languages. The English word be is a copula. It is the verb whose inflection is most irregular in English.
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Adjectives http://www.sf.airnet......ctive.html
English adjectives are more similar to nouns than to verbs, and they require the copula be to become predicators. On the other hand, Japanese adjectives are more similar to verbs, and they don't need a copula. They have inflection like verbs.
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Relative Clause http://www.sf.airnet......lause.html
A relative clause has a main noun and an explanatory phrase that are combined in a grammatical way, and it has a base structure. For instance...
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negative Forms http://www.sf.airnet......ative.html
First of all, I would like to explain the difference between verbs and adjectives in Japanese. You have learned that Japanese adjectives have inflection like verbs, but their ways of inflection are quite different
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Emotion Markers http://www.sf.airnet......otion.html
Japanese has several communication-oriented particles to clarify a speaker's intention. Let's call them emotion markers here. You have learned two other kinds of particles: case markers (postpositions), such as
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