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Finished Genki 2! What now?

So it took about a year and a half, a year longer than what I had expected, but I’ve finally completed the second installment of the Genki series! There were a lot of breaks in between and times when I … Continue reading

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Beginner Resource Masterlist

So the other day I was asked by a friend of a friend for some free and cheap resources that I used on my Japanese language learning journey. I meant to just send over a few links, but one thing … Continue reading

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“Why Would You Ever Want to Learn Japanese?” – A Quick Rant

I am proud of the fact that this post is only the second “rant” on my blog since I started it. There are always going to be naysayers so I try to keep my blog positive as a motivation. But … Continue reading

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Pray for Japan

There’s not much I have to add to what has already been said about today’s catastrophic disaster in Japan. This post is in memory of the victims of this tragedy. Please pray for the Japanese. Update 3/13/11: At this point, … Continue reading

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Why Nihongo? Deciding on a Third Language (Part 2)

I am a beginner! I’m a clean slate with nothing but white space ready to absorb all the Nihongo I can. And that in no way makes me an expert on the language. But from my online research (and my … Continue reading

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Why Nihongo? Deciding on a Third Language (Part 1)

I think everyone has their own personal reason for choosing a language to learn, and the reason has a story. If it doesn’t, then its probably not a good enough reason to keep you motivated.

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