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  • Knowing what to listen for in a Japanese sentence, the gistful way

    You’ve been there. You’re Japanese speaking friend has just reeled off a question in your direction, everyone looks at you, and all you can think to say is “すみませんさんわかりません”, only problem is you’ve said that about five times in as many minutes 🙁 “Why can’t I understand even though I’ve studied for hours everyday? ”…