Month: November 2012
Japanese Should Be Fun, Not Work
Occasionally, I need to remind myself that learning Japanese isn’t work – or at least it shouldn’t be. If it is, then something has gone terribly wrong. Japanese should be more like that super-addicting MMO that people want to play 24x7x365 (or 366 this year). It should be like that book that you don’t ever want to put down because it’s that good. Learning Japanese should be as fun (if not more-so than your favorite hobby. If it’s not, it’s going to be difficult to stick with. You might wind up falling off the wagon. So what, then, can be done to remedy this situation of boredom? How can we take Japanese and make it into something fun? Here are a few suggestions: Do it in small chunks – maybe 2-5 minutes each. Maybe 3 Kanji reviews, or learn a sentence at a […]
After a break from updating allnihongo (but not a break from Japanese, mind you!), I have returned a happily married man. However, that being said, I have spent much of the time I have been back catching up on things which have been neglected during the time I was away. I’ve got some new articles brewing, but they aren’t all shiny-like and polished just yet. However, I can say that they will be coming out soon, probably next week. Stay tuned!