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Oh, geez. I don’t even know where I should begin. The Japanese? The Classes? The Village? I just don’t know!

Its been over two months, I believe, since I last wrote on here! It was only going to be a month originally, I believe, but I got so busy, I completely lost motivation to write my blog! I feel really bad because I told this really pretty blonde lady at a shop I visited about …

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Doors

I like to refer to the order of learning Japanese (or learning anything, really) as “doors”. Generally, doors lead to rooms, sometimes to a room with more doors to open. While some doors don’t have locks on them, others do. For language learning, you generally first stand in a room with a few doors with …

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[INFORMAL REVIEW] Rosetta Stone and the Excruciating Pain

After installing the highly priced Rosetta Stone Japanese software into your computer, you boot up the program and begin on lesson 1, all bright eyed and cheery! You’re finally going to learn Japanese! After a few years of trying to get a direction, you’ve finally found one with this well known, award winning software. Your …

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“I’m learning Japanese.” “You are? Cool! I wanna learn Japanese!”

Following that “I wanna learn Japanese”, depending on who you are talking to, will either be something along the lines of “teach me” or “say something”. If you’re one of the “teach me” sort of people, this post is sort of for you. It’s actually more for the people who are in a position I …

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As long as they allow me to remember, they’re a-okay!

So, I just spent about two hours copying down kanji into a new notebook. While I do normally copy kanji down in my small notebook that I’m taking my Japanese notes in, I decided that I needed a new notebook to write down notes from Remembering the Kanji. I didn’t think about doing this initially, …

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Let’s Learn: Numbers, Months, Weekdays, and Days!

I’ve been taking Japanese notes for a couple hours now. I’m a bit behind and I’m sure I’ll be up for most of the night copying down lesson 5’s notes into my small notebook, waking up tomorrow and doing the same thing again. You’ll know if I’m all caught up by next week since I’ll …

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How to Learn Kana My Way (Which Isn’t the Best, But Meh)

I have friends who want to learn Japanese. There’s one thing I always tell them when they ask me where to start – learn kana, also known as hiragana and katakana. They are two out of three of the Japanese writing systems and they are where you should start. They’re basically the key that opens …

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