Changing Your Inner Monologue to Japanese: "With the inner monologue, your immersion will never end and you will be able to keep it up 24 hours a day. You will be getting closer to way Japanese people think. Seems to obviously make sense, since Japanese think in Japanese. This will improve both your speaking and your listening."
A third of Japan unaware of Mountain Day as holiday makes its debut: "Nearly a third of people have never heard of Mountain Day, according to a new survey, as the newest official public holiday is set to be celebrated for the first time on Thursday."