The World’s Greatest (and Free) Language Learning Resource (Listening)

It is said that in this day and age that nothing is free anymore. Well what if I told you that’s a lie.. kinda. People assume that nothing is free Continue reading

Top 20 Anki Add-ons

  Introduction Anki supports community created add-ons which allow you to expand Anki and make it do more for you. You can download these from the following webpage, https://ankiweb.net/shared/addons/. I Continue reading

Staying on the Immersion Train

この投稿は日本語でもご覧いただけます。 See that book on your desk that you keep putting off because you “can’t read it yet”? Pick it up and read it. Do it, now! Stop reading the Continue reading

言語列車に揺られてどこまでも。。。

This post is also available in English. This post has been translated into Japanese by Natsumi Shibata.   新しい言語を学ぼう! と気合を込めて買った本を、じっと眺め、「やっぱりまだ解らないから後でやろう~」 と机の上に置いたままになっていませんか?それならシンプルに、その本を手に取り、読めばいいんです!

Learning Japanese 18 Months Update – Am I Fluent?

This blog post accompanies the video I put up on Youtube for my 18 months update video. If you haven’t already seen it then you can via the link below↓ Continue reading

Japanese Garden with Bridge

Learning Japanese Entry #6 Anime Success, Kanji Trouble and Heisig

Introduction This is entry 6 of my Learning Japanese Diary via the AJATT method. As always, the entry I made during the time of writing is below and after the Continue reading

Mt Fuji

Learning Japanese Entry #5 Vocab Lists, Mini Victories and Introducing Sentence Banks

Introduction Here’s entry number 5! As always I will discuss what I believe was and was not useful, after the main entry. This entry was still very early on in Continue reading

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Language and Common Sense

One thing I hear over and over again from other language learners is that “studying a language is just too hard, I will never get fluent” or things like “I Continue reading