Tag Archives: testing the Heisig Method

1700 Kanji and the Skimming Hypothesis

So I’m finally almost done with Heisig. I’ve been doing about 50 to 100 Kanji per day and I am almost there. A few key things I have noted recently. I mentioned in a previous post that I was shedding … Continue reading

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[Long post] A serious note on my learning journey thus far…

  More on passive learning. I’ll start this post with saying I haven’t been completely honest with those of you might have been following the blog over the last year. When I said that living in Japan was difficult, I was … 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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Learning DNA

Learning DNA I wrote a very long post about my lackluster studying habits which I never posted. I might at some point, to show the contrast in my thinking at times… but I had a recent semi-revelation as it relates … 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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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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