How to Self-Learn Japanese

Discussion in 'Tutorials & Resources' started by LysUltima, Oct 2, 2017.

  1. LysUltima

    LysUltima Riichi! Tsumo! Toitoi!

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    I see, I see~

    And of course I wouldn't get offended! Your "nitpicking" (imo it isn't) helps me improve, so why should I? Advice from a senpai is always welcome~
     
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  2. Ophious

    Ophious 〖The Winter Witch〗〖(Forced) Student of Aliceshiki〗

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    He's going this thread too because people seem to want to learn it still
    All we are missing now is korean
     
  3. AFatHedgehog

    AFatHedgehog New Member

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    Thanks
     
  4. Gandire Alea

    Gandire Alea [Wicked Awesome Translator]

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    I'll keep saying it, daily practice~
     
  5. Warrior Seadra

    Warrior Seadra Active Member

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    I agree with Alea. It’s amazing the progress you can make if you keep at it every day. I’d like to say just 10-15 minutes, but I tend to go one for over an hour at times. :blobangel:
     
  6. ThePundit

    ThePundit Active Member

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    This cat tried learning Japanese. But it was just not for cats. I tried looking for sites or books but soon gave up.

    Though, this one managed to understand the words through continuously watch anime for years. Though this cat can't write or read. This cat understands a little Japanese. I got progress by watching subs anyways.
     
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  7. Lukha

    Lukha Well-Known Member

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    I know a fun language-learning app that I've been recently trying to use is Duolingo! It's got a bunch of languages and fun little interactive games to keep you interested. (I'm trying to learn Spanish on it right now, but have tried out the Japanese and Korean language learning lessons and they don't seem too bad).

    On top of learning how to read and write Japanese, I think it's important to also learn how to speak it which will help with your sentence formation and language retention in the long run! Watching Japanese shows and listening to Japanese songs will expose you to the sounds of the language and help you pronounce things a bit more clearly (basically how I learned English myself).

    Good luck y'all, and have fun learning. :blobmelt:
     
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  8. Menitox

    Menitox Member

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    Thanks a lot, have been thinking about learning, I suppose here is were i start.
     
  9. olidev

    olidev New Member

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    There are many youtube channels to learn japanese. Watch the videos there and watch japanese movies and animes.
     
  10. mrducky

    mrducky Well-Known Member

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    Duolingo (only the basics)
    Tae kim (grammar)
    watch lots of things and you learn just from that except if your language is not similar to japanese (like english?)
    language grammar and words are easy to learn but the application of keigo/honne or whatever and two-facedness is not as easy to learn.
     
  11. bob-bob-bob-bob

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    a good vocabulary builder with audio and example sentences. "iknow.jp/content/Japanese"