For those wishing to add their ability to recognise Japanese characters known as kanji, could find the following Firefox add-ons useful:
I have been using the first item for year but now as the JLPT test is closing and this time I remembered to send the application form on time, I needed more tools.
Last weekend and the beginning of this week in Prague, Czech, was the INF naginata seminar conducted by several Japanese female teachers. They held the trainings completely in Japanese, but luckily used a simple vocabulary. This reminded me the lack of practise I have in this this area… well in any when it comes to the Japanese language.