"The year before last was a bad year."
I hate to ride the train, but I'd really like it if I could enter the kanji, especially since my IME automatically uses the kanji. Worst of all is when it requires some kind of combination of them, like 「きょ年」 or 「火よう日」.
I think for the Japanese course there needs to be a report option for just:
- "The answer doesn't accept the correct kanji"
because it happens so damn often
Since "year" is already specified in the beginning of the sentence, isn't it redundant to mention it again? Or can it be omitted?
not necessarily, plus the Japanese sentence explicitly mentioned that it was a bad year, as opposed to a bad time or any other bad thing