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A koan is a riddle or puzzle that Zen Buddhists use during meditation to help them unravel greater truths about the world and about themselves. Zen masters have been testing their students with these stories, questions, or phrases for centuries.

As we learn a new language, we need to practice the new ideas, syntax and paradigms that come what that language. The idea of language Koans helps both beginners and veterans learn the ins and outs of language.


  • Complete your language Koans


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  • Complete the Koans

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  • (.NET) There are a few Koans that were commented out, comment these in and complete them.

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