LWIF EP111: Why I Still Suck at Japanese After Living in Japan for 5 Years

To take advantage of the Amazon Prime offer go to https://www.audible.com/lifewhereimfrom or text lifewhereimfrom to 500 500.

In this episode why Japanese I consider Japanese to super super hard to learn for me. Thanks to Audible for sponsoring the video. I’m really happy to be able to recommend a service I’ve been using for years.

How’s your language learning quest going?

Some Learning Resources I’ve Used

  • Japanesepod101.com
  • Genki
  • Tae Kim’s Grammar Guide
  • Anki SRS
  • NHK Web Easy News
  • Rikaikun
  • Pimsleur Japanese
  • Wanikani

Sources

Music

  • “I Can’t Explain” – The Who
  • “Summertime (REDUX)” – Nicolai Heidlas Music
  • “Back In The Saddle Again” – Gene Autry

One comment on LWIF EP111: Why I Still Suck at Japanese After Living in Japan for 5 Years

  • Doug Copp

    Hi Greg,
    Not mentioned, in addition to learning hiragana, katakana and kanji there is also romaji as well as the differentiation between male and female speech patterns. No wonder Japanese is considered difficult. Love your subject matter. Keep on keeping on.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Max 3 images (4.88MB an image). File types: jpeg, pjpeg, png.

Embed a Youtube video! Just copy and paste the video link on a separate line (or it'll show up as a link instead of displaying the video).

Please only post images that are yours to share (We wouldn't want to unwittingly use someone else's photos without permission).