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| Aug 25, 2014


Today, we will introduce the meanings and usage of the adjective いい (good).

| Jul 7, 2014

Otoko-rashī hito-ga taipu-na-no-ne.

Today we will introduce some expressions that describe the behaviors, physical features or attributes that characterize a person and X(noun)らしいY(noun) is one of these expressions, as in Ms. Tamachi's 男(おとこ)らしい人(ひと)( a manly person) in Situation 1, or as in 先生(せんせい)らしい態度(たいど)(The attitude that is appropriate ...

| Jun 22, 2014


Today, we will introduce some usages of なるほど and たしかに, which are used as あいづち.