Tag Archives: testing the Heisig Method

Reviewing the Kanji Website for RTK1

I just signed up for an account at http://kanji.koohii.com/ Its a site based on the entire Heisig book, Remembering the Kanji, and has some amazing tools to help you test, track and remember the Kanji. For those who don’t know, … Continue reading

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Cultists vs The Other People, Why am I doing this?

This long post is  in relation to a few forums I was idly browsing through. On the Reviewing the Kanji webiste, there is a forum dedicated to the AJATT method that has well over 50 pages of cross dialogue, flaming … Continue reading

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SRS and Missing Days: Don't Do it.

This is just a quick post tracking my progress. I’m a busy guy that works on very imaginative, brain-consuming things (writing stories, designing graphics, etc). There are several days I get wiped out mentally after pulling 12 hour graphic work … Continue reading

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What is the Sentence Phase?

After realizing i’ve been having a sort of bad spell here in Japan, it has somewhat impeded my studied. I’m at 400 Kanji now, and I haven’t been learning many new ones each day over hte last week or so. … Continue reading

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Powerhouse Heisig: Stacking Review Pages

Another observation I though that might be useful. I use an excercise book to write and practice my Anki/Mnemosyne on. I use Anki at home and Mnemosyne at work because you can run it from a USB drive (Japanese hate … Continue reading

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Powerhousing Heisig: Turtles with New York accents

This is just an observation i’ve made while I’m doing my Heisig.  The method involves learning about pieces of the Kanji, called elements, and using them to compose stories about your Kanji. What I have found thus far are: The most abstract terms require … Continue reading

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Day 15, First Post

First a little about moi. I am a writer, designer and filmmaker. In my brief and not quite illustrious career, I have written for newspapers, worked at Comedy Central (briefly) and got a hybridized degree of some kind in film and … Continue reading

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