10 Survival Words for Japanese

If you are going on a trip to Japan and don’t have time to learn to speak (you leave tomorrow), here are a list of Japanese words that should help you find the train and let someone know you are hungry. They won’t allow you too have even a basic...

Common Japanese Words list for Anki and Mnemosyne

Living in Japan, I have made a number of posts about learning the Japanese language and living in Japan. So for all of you readers who are interested, or might be thinking about studying Japanese there is a list containing over 1000 common Japanese words and kanji....

Common Japanese Phrases and Words

Regardless of whether you are starting to learn Japanese or plan to visit Japan for business or vacation, you have start  learning somewhere. One of the best places to start is with some of the most common Japanese phrases and most common Japanese words. First, if you...

The Right Materials

I recently sat down to study Japanese (something I have been doing a lot more of lately) and something came to mind as I looked down at my language materials (pictured above). Choosing the right materials and the right method of study is just as important as how hard...