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    Figure 5: An example of the Japanese Hiragana confuser in a quiz. CertificatesConfuser.PNG Figure 6: An example of the Japanese Kanji confuser in a quiz. Tracking Progress When learning a language, students want to know how much they’ve learned. There’s no one better to ask how much a user knows than the user itself, so naturally the progress that a user has made on a deck is based on the difficulty that they have given to each card in it. Calculating Progress for students When a student selects a difficulty, what’s really happening is that the student is getting a number of points for a particular card. The points are as follows:…

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    “alphabetic” writing system. Chinese and English use a “logographic” writing system. English and Chinese use an “alphabetic” writing system. Chinese uses a “logographic” writing system. 通し番号01-040: Classroom instruction (80-90 words) (Narrator): Listen to a college linguistics professor talk to a class. (Man/Woman): Last week, we talked about “logographic” and “alphabetic” writing systems. Let’s review quickly. In “logographic” systems, each letter represents a word or a concept. In…

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    human biology. This issue of age is often just a consequence of longitudinal study and when the participants are mentally and physically healthy. An exemplary study by Akamatsu (1998) details the orthographic effects of Japanese L1 on reading in English L2. In this case, the L2 is only English as a foreign language (EFL). The main issue in this study is the duration of two Japanese orthographies, not the age. For example, Kanji especially contribute heavily to the lengthy acquisition, and…

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    Although three different types of calligraphy was discussed, there are other types calligraphy and other places they originate from. The development of calligraphy can be explained through its origin, diffusion, and diverse style. Chinese calligraphy started in China during the Zhou Dynasty and throughout this time period, a writing style called “great seal” was formed. As times goes on, the style gets modified to “small seal” style then to “regular style.” Japanese calligraphy developed because…

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    different writing systems, neither alphabetic. The kanji system derived from the Chinese, it uses characters that correspond directly to words that were pronounced either in Japanese or as they would be in Chinese, but most of the character are Homonyms, words that sound similar and written the same way, or they have homographs, same spelling but has a different pronunciation. Although the Japanese didn’t have its own system of writing to begin with until katakana, a single unit that is…

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    (KOICHI ,2010) Japanese have used Chinese characters in writing system for a long time, there are differences between Japanese and Chinese language culture. Apart from using Chinese character, Japan also use Hiragana and Katakana to write. To compare with Japan, Hong Kong people mainly use Chinese characters for writing. Pronunciations of Japanese and Chinese are also different, some Japanese single words enunciate polysyllabic, Chinese words only enunciate monosyllabic, in particular, Chinese…

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    After envoy monk Kūkai back to Japan, he created one of the first language in japan which was called hiragana. The architecture of China was brought to Japan by the monks and envoys to. Until now we still can see some old temple in japan are looking similar to some Chinese temple. Monk Jian Zhen, Kūkai and so many envoys or monks, when they visited japan or back to japan, they bring a lot construction technology to japan and built a lot building. Based on this building style, Japanese had…

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    Tsugu Akihito and wife Michiko, holds almost no power and perform only ceremonial acts “such as the tea ceremony and presenting awards” (Government). Japan’s government advocates their rigorous schooling process because the students will become the country’s future leaders. The Japanese language and education system do not fall short of expectations. The spoken communication of Japan has a simple rhythm with logical and regular grammar (Whyte 28). In spoken Japanese, the many subtleties, such as…

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    Ainu In Japanese Culture

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    handed down by oral. The structure of Ainu is relatively complex, it belongs to which language family, is inconclusive at present academia. Some scholars think that it belongs to the Austronesian languages, some scholars think it belongs to the ancient Asia and human language, which is a separate language. Because there is no text, Ainu language is used to write Japanese kana letters, in recent years, often use the Latin alphabet for writing, but the Ainu have not formed their own…

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    Japan Vs Cambodia

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    Constitution, and is a parliamentary democracy with an upper and a lower chamber. The parliament is known as the National Diet. According to the 1946 Constitution, the Emperor is “the symbol of the state and unity of the people”. Japan has 47 prefectures. Prefectural governors, as well as city, town, and village mayors are all elected (Japan, 2016). According to The CIA World Factbook 2016, he largest ethnic minority in Japan is Japanese 98.5%. Other significant ethnic minorities are the Chinese…

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