Monthly Archives: July 2010

Realtime Kanji Revision

Me getting in my RTK1 review. Almost back to the 800 Kanji. Should be back to 1,050 by Friday, then back to learning! Advertisements

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The Road to Vocabulary Part 1

The  Road to vocabulary Part 1 One of the hardest things about learning a new language naturally, is vocabulary. In fact, a lot of people who have eidetic memory (photographic memory) can learn languages pretty quickly because they never forget … Continue reading

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Holy Japanese Characters batman!

Wow. I brazenly dove headfirst into my Minna Nihongo books and really saw where I was with my Japanese. I’ve heard many people talk about “complete immersion”, including Khatzumoto, Guru of AJATT fame. This is essentially reading as much Japanese … Continue reading

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Minna no Nihongo みなの日本語!

Just a quick update. I was chatting Japanese (practicing with one of my roommates) and he told me that he had received a few extra Minna No Nihongo textbooks for free, so he gave them to me. それを友達からもらった! It’s a … Continue reading

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The Road to RTK1 Recovery: If you took a break, it might be “aight”

So you took a break… This post is just to chat about what happens if you take a very long break from SRSing and studying RTK1 in general and what you can expect when you hop back on the wagon. … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop: Motivation Hurdle # 4

Though I haven’t publicised this blog much, anyone who was actively following it can see that for a little over three months, I’ve had little or no activity on my learning site. This is due to a very bizarre set … Continue reading

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