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Now Out: Essay 1311 on 暫 (Awhile) and 5 New-Monics

The 241st essay has posted! Essay 1311 on 暫 (awhile) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Find out about a common term that means both "a short while" and "a long while," sometimes confusing native speakers! Learn to talk about tentatively set times, provisional agreements, and interim governments. And see how various ways of saying "It's been awhile!" or "He came back after awhile" have subtly different nuances, as do assorted terms that mean "for awhile."

Using the accompanying game on the Character Home Page, you can practice the vocabulary in the essay after reading it.

Also, Ulrike has produced a batch of new-monics (which are free!):

町 (57: town)
会 (87: meeting)
絵 (89: picture)
緯 (1009: latitude)
虞 (1040: fear)


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