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

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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



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