Category Archives: RTK1

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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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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950 Kanji – Motivation hurdle

I’m at 950 Kanji now and I’m not feeling the same way I did last week. I’m pleased to be here, but my mind is tired from a lot of other stuff going on with me in my life. At … Continue reading

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900 Kanji!

Another 100 Kanji. Phew… i’ve posted enough on my methods for linking to help with moving faster. But you really have to spend that 3 minutes visualizing the hard stuff. I’m trying to hit a thousand by Monday and then … Continue reading

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Ka-Douken! Ryu Kanji

This is a continuation on more character based Kanji series. I won’t post much on this anymore. I’m about to start using the primitive for the Flash to represent  行 (iku). But I used the images of Ryu and street fighter … Continue reading

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Old School SRS

This isn’t really SRS-ing (which for the newbies means Spaced Repetition System). This is something I do when again, I’m idle, which happens quite a lot. I’ll have a word list of Heisig Kanji with me, and practice writing them. … Continue reading

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850 Kanji! and another rant

I’ve hit a nice 850 Kanji now, and i’m finding its getting easier to learn certain Kanji. In a previous post, I mentioned “Marty McFly and Linking Images” and it is turning out to be MONEY with certain Kanji memorizations. … Continue reading

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