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Effective Marking Strategies

Since the time I discovered Wiredmarker I have put it to good use. Or so I thought. In the beginning I used the tool to mark vocabulary in articles and books. You can imagine how this must have looked like, everything in yellow, which is one of my favorite colours. After marking only vocabulary, grammar followed, marked in grey. Next came known and unknown words, marked in red and green. There have also been place and personal names, marked in turquoise. And before you know it, I was drowning in a sea of colors, no pleasure to go back and read. For re-reading articles I had to come up with a solution. Flushing the cache the markers are gone for the time being. Since Wiredmarker keeps a seperate cached page, so it was safe to flush the browser cache. While re-reading a website, I started to mark what I have forgotten once more, and then compared it with the archive. To my dissatisfaction I haven’t been using the full potential to make reading easier.

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Another Learning Tool

Hello, Dear Reader! I hope you had a pleasant time during Christmas with all your friends and families. I sure had! But now, that the holidays are over, it is back to the books in my case, to learn for the JLPT. But this, of course, is not the topic I am going to write today. Instead I am going to introduce a Plug-In for Firefox which is called Web Developer You are surely going to scratch your head right now, asking yourself, how is this going to help in learning Japanese? And here comes the answer.

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