Category Archives: Heisig Method

JLJ Blog 4 : Transitioning from Heisig to reading part 1

In this video I give a basic explanation of how I started the process of going from learning Kanji with the Heisig method to learning how to read Japanese sentences. *note* This is explained with the idea that most Japanese … Continue reading

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Learning Kanji from Japanese TV shows

I’m back on the old Japanese study wagon, and decided to share  some stuff as I make headway with my new steps in immersion. Japanese TV shows, like a lot of things in Japan are quite colourful, filled with bright … Continue reading

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Blazing through the last 800 Kanji, a test method

I’m going to implement this today. I think when people are using systems, sometimes they might do things a little differently, or create processes that help them to work around time constraints, etc. AJATT refers to this as “throw away … Continue reading

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Jamaican and Canadian talk Japanese

Paul Nogas from Canadian learning Japanese left me quite an interesting comment recently and mentioned me in an blog post critiquing different methods of learning Japanese. There are literally hundreds of forums talking about different methods, particulary the AJATT ( … Continue reading

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Learning without studying, from noise to understanding

I took a big plunge and feel the momentum of my Japanese progression. See, for the last several months i’ve been learning Japanese passively. Meaning, I haven’t been actively studying, speaking more than normal, practicing, listening to Japanese music or … 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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1000 Kanji!

I’ve hit 1000 Kanji at a point when a lot things around me seem to be going crazy. It’s strange, this RTk1 is one of the few things right now that i try and do daily while there is a … Continue reading

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