Tag Archives: AJATT

Resting in Japanese

After another day where my intense Anki regime pretty much wiped me out, I realized that there is a serious question of balance and energy that goes into really pushing to study Japanese. When we talk about creating an immersive … Continue reading

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今年もおめでと!

Wishing everyone a happy new year from Japan to Jamaica. It’s been an interesting year for me, and looking back there were some nice moments and some rough patches. Last this year, I had just come back from a trip … 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 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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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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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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