Friday, November 7, 2014

Japanese Diary

Last week in Japanese class, our teacher suggested we each write a diary in Japanese, with a few sentences each day, using what we learned in the lesson that week.  What a great idea! Here’s what my first few days looked like. (If you know Japanese, you probably think a first grader wrote this, but no, it was me.)

I showed it to my teacher in class and she made a few corrections.  Later that evening she sent me a very nice email message saying she thinks my Japanese is improving.  I appreciated the message and will continue to try to write a few sentences a day.


  1. What a great idea for registering improvement. I'm sure that in a few weeks you will look back and see not only what you did and ate but how much your Nihingo has improved. Well done

  2. I love it! What a great idea. And since I can't read Japanese, I think it looks cool.

  3. Bravo! Great idea, great way to use what you have learned, great 'baby step' for learning Japanese, great way to repeat kanji... I am impressed by your knowledge!
    Keep up the good work.

  4. Actually Pamela, as someone whose learned Chinese for almost 20 years and taught it about half that time, I can tell you that those characters are pretty good! ;)

    Yes, diary writing is a very good idea. My Mongolian teacher made me do it too!

  5. こんにちは! I found you by randomly blog hopping on Thoeria's page. :D My Japanese is a bit rusty from living in the boonies and I've always been bad at informal so it was fun reading your diary. よろしくおねがいします!