Tag Archives: Japanese

What is jibtv?

There’s now a new way to watch Japanese TV shows if you’re not in Japan. I recently heard about this thing called jibtv from TokyoCooney (check out his YouTube channel) and thought it would be a good thing to share. … Continue reading

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5 Methods For Learning Kanji Faster

It’s said that there are about 50,000 kanji in existence. Thank god we only need to know a thousand or two of those! Does that make you feel any better? Probably not. Learning the kanji is the hardest part about … Continue reading

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Learn Japanese and Chinese with FREE Dramas, Anime, and Movies

Everyone learning Japanese and Chinese should watch more cartoons and TV dramas! Normally I would never suggest that to anybody, since the first thing that comes to mind are pea-brain couch potatoes watching soaps, but we’re trying to learn some … Continue reading

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My Zousho: I started with Ultimate Japanese

This is the first of many book reviews I’ll do in the My Zousho series. Zousho (蔵書、ぞうしょ) means library or book collection. I’m going to take you through every book in my library that I’ve used to learn Japanese. I … Continue reading

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How to Speak Japanese: Rikaichan and Kanji-lish

Here are two more great tools to help you learn Japanese. As long as you use Firefox as your internet browser, you will find these tools to be really handy and convenient. They’ll help you save time and create a … Continue reading

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Learn How to Speak Chinese & Japanese with Spaced Repetition System – Part 2

I’m glad you’ve decided to follow my advice and start using a spaced repetition system (SRS). Remember that this is a very simple concept that everyone can be successful with. Just put in the small amount of time to set … Continue reading

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Learn How to Speak Chinese & Japanese with Spaced Repetition System – Part 1

It’s simple. The best tool to quickly and efficiently learn a language is to use an SRS system, or “spaced repetition system”. You might be thinking something like “why didn’t my middle school French teacher ever talk about SRS back … Continue reading

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Where iTunes is not king: Learn with FREE Japanese music & Chinese music

If you’re serious about learning to speak your new language then get ready to throw out all your old English music and replace it with that of your language of study. All free, all the time! Who would have thought … Continue reading

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Tip #1: Always keep your dictionary ready.

One of the best things you can do for yourself when learning a new language is to always have a dictionary ready. Don’t let yourself get stopped in the middle of reading something to go find your paper dictionary or … Continue reading

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So, you want to know how to learn a new language?

How many times have you heard someone say,  “I’d really like to learn a new language someday”, but never make the effort to actually learn it? It might be their dream to learn a new language, but if they never … Continue reading

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