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Japan has countless views to rave about, and this essay teaches many ways of doing so. You’ll learn to refer to a view “of” a tower versus a view “from” that tower. You’ll also understand the meaning of 眺 versus 見, plus 眺め (view) versus 眺望 (view) versus 眼差し (look). Bonus: finding out about Japan’s first Western-style skyscraper (with the nation’s first electric elevator)!

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

Also, these revisions have posted:

essay 1165 on 挟 (to hold between; insert; be caught in)

essay 1290 on 彩 (color; to paint)

essay 1651 on 塔 (tower; pagoda; monument)

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Ulrike has the week off.


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