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Language Acquisition #2: I Can Read Hiragana!

IMG_4181Well, most of them.     The important thing is that the random strokes are beginning to form strokes that make sense!     I was wasting time on YouTube when a Japanese Children’s Song I had viewed before came up in the list.  I glanced at it and I absentmindedly “read” the Hiragana!     I had no idea what the words meant, but knowing which sounds they made had me so ecstatic!     I think I’ve only been working on the Hirigana for three weeks, and only for one week intensively.

The song is:   Ookina Kurino Kinoshitade

Do you remember the first time letters made a word you understood?

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