Posts Tagged ‘ korean ’

Just How Fluent Am I?

June 15, 2011
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Just How Fluent Am I?

I was reading over hikosaemon’s Japan blog not too long ago and came across a very interesting entry on fluency in foreign languages: You see, it is quite plausible for someone to be fluent in some situations, and not in others. This is particularly the case in Japan, where even vocabulary customarily used can...
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Foreigner Registration

August 15, 2010
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The same process repeats itself in country after country; there’s always going to be some kind of bureaucracy. How easy it is to work with the system (or pay it off, depending on the level of corruption). Anyone planning to stay in the Republic of Korea longer than 90 days must apply to a...
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Sandwiches and Sakura in Palmy

October 1, 2009
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Sandwiches and Sakura in Palmy

It’s no secret I make it a goal to compare Subway sandwiches across the globe. Before my time in Japan, I was eating at least six subs/week for lunch… maybe dinner too. In the states, you can get spicy mustard, spinach leaves, and several kinds of cheese (not to mention the meatball subs). The...
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