In this article we introduce some of the best smartphone apps for studying Japanese vocabulary, grammar, reading, and kanji.
When I was a child, we’d often play by drawing our own characters on paper. None of the heroes and villains we drew were really any good, since we were all children, but I had quite a lot of fun like that back in the day. Have you had any experiences like this?
Living and working in Japan will give you plenty of opportunities to hear natural Japanese spoken, but it’s always a good idea to do some focused study work to build this skill, just like with reading. The key word here is focus: simply hearing Japanese isn’t going to drive learning the way focused, intentional study […]
Despite its critics, and some alternatives, the JLPT is still a major milestone for most Japanese learners.
Do you ever worry about having too many things you don’t need in your house? For example, clothes.
When in Japan, Use Translation Tools Developed in Japan The most useful language in Japan, other than Japanese, is certainly English.
This is Part 2 of a two-part article offering practical advice for studying kanji. In Part 1 we looked at how important context is for learning kanji. In Part 2 we will continue with our top tips for studying kanji and list some useful resources. 6. Read You should read and read a lot. This […]
Why is sharing a hot topic? The term “sharing economy,” referring to services in which you can lend and borrow things, comes up a lot lately.