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JapanesePod101 Review: Is It Worth Your Money?

By Donald Ash | How To Learn Japanese - For Beginners , Japanese Language Basics , Learn Japanese , learning Japanese , The Japan Guy Reviews...

Hey gang!  Before we even get started with this Japanesepod101 review, I want to let you know that YES, I am an affiliate for the Japanese pod. If you decide purchase this program through any of the links on this page, I do earn a commission for it.  However, I do want you to know that I would NEVER […]

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Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Course Review: Is It A Waste of Time?

By Donald Ash | Japanese Kanji , Japanese Textbook Reviews , Learn Japanese , learning Japanese , The Japan Guy Reviews... , The Kodansha Kanji Learner's Course

Today we’ll take an in-depth look at a a kanji-learning textbook in this Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Course Review…Remember when you started studying Japanese and you thought, “This is fun!” “This is exciting.” You started learning those basic phrases and actually started remembering them! You even got that hiragana stuff down without even breaking a 汗 […]

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Should I Really Use A Textbook To Study Japanese?

By Donald Ash | Articles , Learn Japanese , learning Japanese , Studying Japanese

In a world of apps, gadgets, gizmos, and software, the old, faithful, paper Japanese textbook doesn’t always get the love it deserves. Maybe you’ve even come across people who have nothing good to say about textbooks: “You can’t learn real Japanese from a book!” “Japanese people don’t actually speak like that.”
“You’re learning Japanese, huh? “Oh […]

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