I can read anything from academic articles to newspapers, and my writing isn't bad (uni level), my listening's about the same, but my speaking is rusty as hell. I can understand 99% of what people say to me, but I've only been back in Japan for two weeks after having been away for years with no native speakers to converse with outside of my professor. Resultantly, takes me a second or two to come up with a response that isn't perfect,but conveys the nuance/meaning I want to. In a couple of months time it should have caught up to the uni-level as well though. Not quite native, but I'm pushing it haha
How's your study going??
on 27 March 2018
They're going all right, however I'm not making as much progress as I would have liked! However, that is my fault as I really should be practising more.
It's a solid 7/10 imo. It's got a fun core gameplay loop, good sound design and a decent story, but it never gripped me. I'm up to chapter 9 and dropped it for a fifth playthrough of FE3H (which I've in turn left halfway through for DQXIS). The battle system doesn't stand up to the ridiculous fun that Bayonetta provided imo, but it is a great start and I hope they continue to build on the series....
Just two off the top of my head:
- Actively punish anybody who invests in coal mines, new oil wells or fossil fuels in general
- Remove the fuel excise from fossil fuel companies, redirect the billions that go to mining companies every year into R&D into, and rapid implementation of, renewable energy sources (In Australia, our tax money pays for the fuel mining companies use, obviously corrupt...