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Tay Open Forum - Nani?

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Today I have picked some school books about Japanese because tomorrow I’m starting an evening course learning it. Really looking forward to it. Learning Japanese has been in the back of my mind for a long time. But never taken any steps to actually do it. Just couldn’t find any reason to do it other than that it might be fun. I was thinking I should aim for some sort of job where it might be useful. Now I don’t really care anymore. In the last two years I was in Japan 3 times, and even if it might take a while until I go there next time I obviously have big interested in the country. I could see myself studying this just for fun, and if something else comes out of it that is just a bonus.


Another reason I look forward to starting the curse is that I really feel like I need a new hobby. Autumn and winter has been really slow for me. I work, then go home and make some food, then play some game, then go to sleep. It just hasn’t been stimulating lately. I mean I have a nice group of friends that I hang out with, but that’s is still just a small part of the month.

So I felt like studying could be a way to break monotony. Also kinda hoping for meeting some new people out of it. It is a small hope, don’t really know what sort of people will be in my class, but still, they can’t be much worst than the people I work with. We have at least one common interest. My biggest fear is that it will only be a bunch of teenagers there and I will be the weirdo of the group. But eh, we’ll see.


Anyway here are some suggested topics for today.

  • What would you like to study if you started something new right now? What could you study just for enjoyment of learning?
  • What sort of person are you/were you in school?
  • What do you do to break monotony in your every day life?
  • Or talk about anything.

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