Finding a Pen Pal
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Posted 5/10/14
Hey CR as the title of the thread suggests I'm searching for a pen pal. Now this may seem strange, however there is a reason. I'm learning Japanese in school and do not have very much practice in a casual setting in speaking in Japanese or writing others in Japanese. So I've had trouble searching for someone and I'm seeking people in this community who would be able to help me out. My over all goal is to teach English in Japan, so of course I would really like it if the person I was writing was a native Japanese person. So any and all advice/help that you guys give me is greatly appreciated.
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What's your level of Japanese? I wouldn't mind wiriting to you in Japanese since I'm learning Japanese for the exact same reason as you.

*I'm only of intermediate level only know about a few hundred kanji.*

Posted 5/10/14
ya need to speak to them, try skype
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I know I need to speak to them, however its the matter of finding a person to speak with. A native speak pref. Now as for my level in Japanese, I would say I'm around intermediate. I have learned around 450 kanji, but I can't remember all of them. Actually, this may interest Anime4Fantasy, I'm actually doing up a study guide for the kanji in my year 2 Japanese class. I only have the first 40 kanji done so far but when all said an done it will have 410 kanji in it. But I wouldn't mind practicing with you actually. We can help each other of course, but I wouldn't mind having a person who's fluent as a pen pal as well.
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If You stick around here long enough, and put in enough "diligence" into the "Roll which is Crunchy", trust Me..."If You build it,
they will come!
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Posted 5/10/14

x-Cellar_Door-x wrote:

If You stick around here long enough, and put in enough "diligence" into the "Roll which is Crunchy", trust Me..."If You build it,
they will come!
"



lol I suppose you're right. Until a couple days ago I hadn't posted a single thing on the forums and I've been a member since 2006. Goes to show you how long I've been around here
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http://www.japan-guide.com/forum/quedisplay.html

Japan-guide.com has loads of Japanese people looking to chat, and it's free. I've been using it myself the past few months...
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Posted 5/10/14

gamegeek wrote:


x-Cellar_Door-x wrote:

If You stick around here long enough, and put in enough "diligence" into the "Roll which is Crunchy", trust Me..."If You build it,
they will come!
"



lol I suppose you're right. Until a couple days ago I hadn't posted a single thing on the forums and I've been a member since 2006. Goes to show you how long I've been around here


Wow!!!! Goodness gracious...I had NO idea that this Site had been around as long as such! Mind = Blown!

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x-Cellar_Door-x wrote:


gamegeek wrote:


x-Cellar_Door-x wrote:

If You stick around here long enough, and put in enough "diligence" into the "Roll which is Crunchy", trust Me..."If You build it,
they will come!
"



lol I suppose you're right. Until a couple days ago I hadn't posted a single thing on the forums and I've been a member since 2006. Goes to show you how long I've been around here


Wow!!!! Goodness gracious...I had NO idea that this Site had been around as long as such! Mind = Blown!



Why is the GIF all blotchy?
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Posted 5/10/14

tf2pyros wrote:


x-Cellar_Door-x wrote:


gamegeek wrote:


x-Cellar_Door-x wrote:

If You stick around here long enough, and put in enough "diligence" into the "Roll which is Crunchy", trust Me..."If You build it,
they will come!
"



lol I suppose you're right. Until a couple days ago I hadn't posted a single thing on the forums and I've been a member since 2006. Goes to show you how long I've been around here


Wow!!!! Goodness gracious...I had NO idea that this Site had been around as long as such! Mind = Blown!



Why is the GIF all blotchy?


Well, it took like a full Minute for it to actually Upload for Me to be able to Post it, so possibly I'm thinking that it was pushing the amount of KB's or MB's that the "Rollcrunchy" Forums allow. That's why it possibly came out all poorly and such. Heh, such a shame; One of My favorite .gifs.
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Posted 5/10/14

Sweet-Revelation wrote:

http://www.japan-guide.com/forum/quedisplay.html

Japan-guide.com has loads of Japanese people looking to chat, and it's free. I've been using it myself the past few months...


Thanks a ton I'll definitely look into it for sure. Definitely a nice gif though lol. I can see why it's a fav of yours. But yea I've been here for quite awhile, and I plan to be here for a long time to come yet.
Posted 5/10/14

gamegeek wrote:

Hey CR as the title of the thread suggests I'm searching for a pen pal. Now this may seem strange, however there is a reason. I'm learning Japanese in school and do not have very much practice in a casual setting in speaking in Japanese or writing others in Japanese. So I've had trouble searching for someone and I'm seeking people in this community who would be able to help me out. My over all goal is to teach English in Japan, so of course I would really like it if the person I was writing was a native Japanese person. So any and all advice/help that you guys give me is greatly appreciated.


Go to INTERPALSPENPALS.COM

That is a penpal website, and you can meet people from all over the world there! You can skype, chat, write letters, trade things, send things, collect things, and meet people in real life too.
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Posted 5/10/14

SoldierSangria wrote:


gamegeek wrote:

Hey CR as the title of the thread suggests I'm searching for a pen pal. Now this may seem strange, however there is a reason. I'm learning Japanese in school and do not have very much practice in a casual setting in speaking in Japanese or writing others in Japanese. So I've had trouble searching for someone and I'm seeking people in this community who would be able to help me out. My over all goal is to teach English in Japan, so of course I would really like it if the person I was writing was a native Japanese person. So any and all advice/help that you guys give me is greatly appreciated.


Go to INTERPALSPENPALS.COM

That is a penpal website, and you can meet people from all over the world there! You can skype, chat, write letters, trade things, send things, collect things, and meet people in real life too.


I'm so happy I made this thread lol. Thank you so much.
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gamegeek wrote:

Hey CR as the title of the thread suggests I'm searching for a pen pal. Now this may seem strange, however there is a reason. I'm learning Japanese in school and do not have very much practice in a casual setting in speaking in Japanese or writing others in Japanese. So I've had trouble searching for someone and I'm seeking people in this community who would be able to help me out. My over all goal is to teach English in Japan, so of course I would really like it if the person I was writing was a native Japanese person. So any and all advice/help that you guys give me is greatly appreciated.


Hi! Glad to see you got a lot of replies. I hope they helped you find what you needed.

Right now I'm closing the thread though because it's a personal thread and those aren't allowed in the discussion forums.

If you're still looking for suggestions for finding pen pals, or just generally want to discuss tips for learning a language please post in one of these existing threads:

The General Help/Advice Thread

Language Learning Help and Discussion Thread
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