Tag Archives: Heisig Method

Natural SRS

I had touched on this many moons ago, when I found that revising Kanji from the Heisig method felt oddly counter productive. As one starts reading and learning more Japanese words, the idea of going from “English to Japanese” gets … Continue reading

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Don’t study in a Vacuum

(Current step of Core2000 Step 3 )   I have to post this because I’ve figured out a major error in how I was operating with using ¬†Anki and another key factor in lowering my “study-based stress” that I feel … Continue reading

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Japanese Vocabulary Attack

  In an upcoming blog post, will talk about how I was studying in a Vacuum and how I wasn’t using Anki as efficiently as possible. I changed my approach in terms of how I am tackling new vocabulary. These … Continue reading

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JLJ 6: Tackling big Kanji (part 3 of 3 for transitioning from Heisig)

This is the last part of my videos on transitioning from Heisig (unless I figure out some other cool observations). Here I chat about tackling large groups of Kanji, and how using Heisig can help to break them up, and … Continue reading

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JLJ: Transitioning from Heisig to reading Part 2 of 3

Here I talk about learning multiple meanings for the same Kanji with two examples. Many people often wonder how these meanings are learned in context after doing the Heisig method, and I give two examples illustrating how a person will … Continue reading

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Finished the Heisig method! 2042 Kanji!

The monstrous goal ¬†has been reached! After a year and a half (give or take a few months : p ) I’ve finally completed all 2,042 Kanji for the Heisig method! I will admit I kind of sped through the … Continue reading

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Taking a stab at Japanese translation

Greetings everyone. I had a very cool time today fiddling with some Japanese translation so I thought i’d jot down a few bits about it. My regular day to day currently involves getting all the bells and whistles setup to … Continue reading

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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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JLJ 3: Japanese Pathway

Here is my latest video blog, talking about the “Japanese Pathway” or how I saw the light at the end of the tunnel when I mentally decided that I would be able to learn Japanese  

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Revision in realtime

Hey guys, just another pic showing some of my revision practices. I’m almost done with the Heisig method! i’m at 1932 Kanji of 2,040 and looking forward to just revising Kanji that I already learned and going deeper into reading … Continue reading

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