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Eijukugo Target 1000 is a game used to teach Japanese players certain English phrases. The '1000' within the name implies that there are a total of 1000 phrases that the game teaches. The game is used to aid people in remembering these phrases and provides the Japanese equivalent phrase and any synonyms to help in doing so. Players must try and guess what the equivalent phrase is in Japanese, or what the equivalent English phrase is if the Japanese phrase is chosen to be shown first. It uses a self-marking honesty system.It uses a self-marking honesty system.
This guide intends to provide the reader with information on how to navigate the game. I hope it proves to be helpful and informative.
Once you reach the main menu, you have a number of options. The first option is 'Practise' where you can go over the 1000 phrases in the game. The second is 'Set Test', where you can test yourself on a set of 20 phrases. The third is 'Custom Test', where you can test yourself on as many as you like. The fourth is 'Options', where you can change the background music, sound effects and the order in which information for a given sight word appears.
Pressing 'B' during any menu, except phrase cards, will immediately take you back to the main menu.
If you select 'Practise', you'll be asked which phrase card, between 1 and 1000, you'd like to begin at. Once you've selected a number between 1 and 1000, select 'End' and you'll proceed to that given card. Once a phrase card is displayed, press right or 'A' to move to the next card, or press left to move back to the last card. Card 1 follows Card 1000, so the cards loop infinitely. Practise cards display both the phrase and its Japanese equivalent, plus any synonyms the phrase may have.
Use this mode to memorise phrases. If you want to exit back to the main menu at any time from an event card, simply press 'B' and select the 'Yes' option. You'll up wind back at the main menu. That's really all there is to it.
Set Test Menu
The 'Set Test' menu is a little different to the Practise one. You're shown four sub-menus, each containing around a quarter of the sets. Select a sub-menu to open it. Inside you'll see a number of 20 card sets. You won't be able to see all of the sets, but you can press right and left to see the rest. Select one and you'll open up the first phrase card of the set. Depending on what option you've chosen in the Options menu, either the English phrase or the Japanese equivalent will be displayed first. Press Down to display the rest of the information, after guessing the phrase in the opposite language. If you get it correct, press 'A' to proceed to the next card. If you get it wrong, press left or right to turn the 'O' in the top right corner (meaning correct) to an 'X' (meaning incorrect) and press 'A' to proceed to the next card. Once all cards in the set have been attempted. Any incorrect cards will then be revisited continually until you've got them all correct.
Once a set is completed you return to the set menu and can select another set. If you want to exit out of a set at any time, simply press 'B' and select 'Yes'. Press 'B' at the set menu to return to the main menu.
Custom Test Menu
Here you can select a test of any given length. First select the card that you wish to start at (must be a number between 1 and 1000) and then the card you wish to finish at (must be a number larger than the first one but still within the range of 1 to 1000). Once you've done that, select 'End' and you'll be taken to your first
Testing works the same way to a Set Test, except that 'Incorrect' is selected by default and you must change it to 'Correct' if you correctly guess the equivalent phrase. Once you've tested yourself on the set cards, you'll be shown how you did. You'll be given a mark out of the best mark possible and the time in minutes and seconds along the bottom of the screen. You can then test yourself on another set of cards if you so wish to.
If you've selected to randomise the order of the cards by selecting to do so in the Options Menu, then the selected set of cards will appear in a random order. As always, if you want to exit out of a set at any time, simply press 'B' and select 'Yes'.
You have four options here. The first is the order in which you want information displayed in tests. The default order is the English phrase displayed first and the Japanese equivalent displayed after pressing 'down'. Changing the option causes the Japanese equivalent to display first. This allows you to test yourself on either whether you can remember the English phrase that corresponds to its Japanese equivalent, or vice versa.
The second option is whether you wish to randomise the card set selected when doing a 'Custom Test'. The default is not to randomise the cards. If you select to though, the selected set of cards will appear in a random order.
The third option is sound effects. Turning it on will mean that you can here the cursor move as you move between options on the various menus. If you turn it off, these sounds won't be heard. The final option is Background Music (BGM). You can either have it off, or choose one of the four tracks.
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