Tag: japanese-self-study

Tools for Listening Practice Japanese listening materials and resources image

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 […]

Self Study: Selecting Materials The various learning materials you can use

In another article, we went over goal setting and putting together a plan.This time, we should look at all the various learning materials you can use, and maybe choosing some that will work for you. This is where it gets really dizzying.

Japanese Self Study: Mental Foundation Learning new language

When you’re learning on your own The single biggest improvement to your quality of life in Japan will be learning Japanese. This cannot be overstated. Yes, you can get by in major cities without it, but the more Japanese you learn the better your life will be.