Thanks for the hint! But I think quality control needs to kick in at some point
@MosbyNeko Thank you for your feedback! Echoing what @NicoleRauch has said, it is still pretty difficult to compare the answer that Bunpro was looking for with the answer that you have submitted. This means that the interface that we currently have in place is not as intuitive as it could be and could use some improvement. We hope to have a viable solution to you soon. Thank you for your patience. Cheers!
@Whologist, @Gabrielmpf and @Jinxyface thank you all for your comments and contributions to the discussion. We are currently in the process of setting up a new feature called “Paths”. Paths will give everyone the opportunity to study with the textbook of their choice. Starting with Genki, you will be able to use Bunpro alongside your textbook to review what you are learning, chapter by chapter, grammar point by grammar point.
While compiling grammar for this new feature, we came across some grammar points that we believe deserved a spot on Bunpro. “Future grammar” points are not only grammar points that we would like to add in the near future, but those that appear in a variety of textbooks. They act as placeholders so that you can see where they may fall in a JLPT level or other textbook so that you can more quickly compare and contrast multiple resources all in one place.
We are not sure if all of the grammar points listed as “future grammar” will make the final cut, but we wanted to at least give everyone the ability to reference their textbook and search for resources right on Bunpro as quickly as possible. We apologize for the confusion! Cheers!
@NicoleRauch らしい is a pretty diverse grammar point that carries more than one meaning. For this reason we thought it best to split it into two separate pages. One page focuses on the らしい that carries the meaning of “seemingly” or “appearing” (expressing judgement on evidence or hearsay), while the other page will focus on “typical of” or “appropriate for” meaning of らしい. Thank you for your response to @MosbyNeko! Cheers!
Ah, gotcha! I was quite confused because both of the grammar points refer to the exact same pages in the same books, so they looked quite redundant to me.
Suggestion: With the new search feature, there is soooo much space in the boxes for the grammar points (on Desktop at least) - how about adding the English meaning to it as well? That would clarify things quickly. Or maybe make the “translation hover” also work on the future grammar points?
@NicoleRauch Thank you for your feedback! Showing both the Japanese and the English translation(s) within the same tile is what we originally had in mind and plan to implement in the near future. We wanted to get everyone a more viable search and reference tool as quickly as we could and decided that getting the code to show textbook and JLPT information up and running was a priority. We hope to have search results that display both English and Japanese to you soon. Thank you for your patience. Cheers!
Hello! I got a year subscription for Bunpro just a few hours ago, and it’s really good so far. Just out of curiosity, will the N1 material be available soon?
How quickly do you plan on learning the N1 material?
@TheMusicalNinja Welcome! Thank you for becoming a subscriber! Recently we have been devoting the majority of our time to improving current features, bolstering the content already on the site (adding audio and additional sentences), and finishing N2. Once we have N2 content fully fleshed out and polished, we will be able to focus on N1 material. We hope to have something for you soon. Thank you for your patience. Cheers!
I’m no longer the crazy person here yesssssssssssssssssss
I have been trying to use the cram feature for a while now, and I can’t seem to get it to work. Also the website won’t let me edit my subscription. Whenever i hit the subscription button in the account options it just goes to a page that says “We are processing your payment. This page should change soon”
@MajesticSlothMan Hey! Thank you for contacting us.
Looks like there is a bug that if you somehow manage to be a subscriber while not having a subscription, the system lets you do some things but prevents you from doing others.
We will get it fixed and push an update soon. Let us know if you would like to wait for the update which will then automatically fix the issue (you can keep using the site like you have been until then, but will need to purchase a subscription after the fix), or if you would like us to update stuff manually in the database (send us an email at email@example.com) If you decide to have it updated via the database you will need to purchase a subscription right away to keep using it.
We apologize for the bug and the confusion. Thank you for pointing it out to us!
Did you by chance purchase the subscription through PayPal?
Correct via paypal
@MajesticSlothMan Thank you for your response! Turns out a few people have experienced this issue and we have emailed them all with additional information. Please let us know if you have not received an email from us. Cheers!
I just downloaded the app in android and it freezes a lot, the search function doesn’t work, can’t add items to review list…
I will be mostly using the app since I have very long commutes. Are you planning on fixing the app any time soon?
The website works reasonably well on mobile devices, have you tried it?
Ah, yes! That’s how I’m doing it right now, I just want to know if the app has any future or if I should forget it exists
This is more a grammar question than anything strictly to do with Bunpro, and I would ask on the community forums there except that I can’t find a link to any discussion on this particular point, but… may I ask… why is this wrong?
The です at the end of the sentence already carries the politeness level. Therefore, you cannot add the polite ません ending to the word that goes before it.
This is a general rule: Politeness is only applied at the end of the sentence, everything else uses casual form.
Bunpro likes to play on these subtleties! E.g. what tripped me up for a long time was questions. If a question ends with 。you need to add か, if it ends with ？you must not add it. And so on. Sometimes it’s really tricky, and also very helpful. So enjoy