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Now Out: Essay 1504 on 繕 (to fix) and 5 New-Monics

The 326th essay has posted! Essay 1504 on 繕 (to fix) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Learn to talk about smoothing over a gaffe, making excuses, and keeping up appearances. Find out how to say, “Show me clothes you think will look good on me,” “He got dressed quickly,” and “I had my mother mend this sweater.” Consider whether the Japanese view of mending has Shinto underpinnings. And see how a mushroom relates to darning and how beans relate to cloth!

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

Also, Ulrike created the following new-monics (which are free!):

縄 (1420: rope)
瓶 (1747: bottle)
瓦 (1973: roof tile)
亀 (1985: turtle)
爪 (2071: nail)


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