Self Taught Japanese

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Informal discussions about techniques for learning Japanese and Japan's culture, as well as reviews of Japanese media (manga, anime, novels, etc.). Other related topics include Japanese grammar, expressions, pronunciation, linguistics and translation.

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http://selftaughtjapanese.com/
Description
Informal discussions about techniques for learning Japanese and Japan's culture, as well as reviews of Japanese media (manga, anime, novels, etc.). Other related topics include Japanese grammar, expressions, pronunciation, linguistics and translation.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-10-11 00:51
last episode published
2016-11-21 05:42
publication frequency
0.9 days
Contributors
Locksleyu owner   author  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
8
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Categories
Society & Culture Education Language Courses Arts

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
21.11.2016

Ep 8: Watch more Japanese Variety Shows!

In this podcast I talk about how Japanese “variety shows” (バラエティ番組 – “baraeti bangumi”) are a great way to help refine your Japanese language and cultural knowledge, especially if you are not living in Japan. I recommended the show “ホンマでっか” (honma dekk...
Locksleyu author
20.11.2016

Ep 7: A detailed look at the Japanese verb“shiru” [知る] (to know)

In this podcast I give a detailed explanation of the verb 知る (“shiru”) which means “To know” in Japanese. I talk about some of the main verb conjugations, and then give some examples which can be used in daily conversation (ex: 知るわけない, “shiru wake nai”...
Locksleyu author
19.11.2016

Ep 6: A review on an awesome language-learning app

In Episode 6 of the Self Taught Japanese podcast I review a great language learning app for the iPhone: Memrise It works for Japanese as well as many other foreign languages, and a great deal of the content is completely free. I also tell a brief anecd...
Locksleyu author
18.11.2016

Ep 5: The easy and hard of learning Japanese

In this episode I’ll talk about a few things that I feel make learning Japanese especially difficult, and a few that make it hard. Also I give an explanation of some of the Japanese phrases I have been using in the beginning and ending of the podcasts....
Locksleyu author
17.11.2016

Ep 4: Pros/cons of using Anime to study Japanese (and 3 recommendations)

In this episode I talk about some of the pros and cons of using Anime to learn Japanese, and also some suggestions to use it efficiently as a learning resource. I also talk about three anime series that I recommend (technically the last is not a series...
Locksleyu author
16.11.2016

Ep 3: My favorite way to learn Japanese: (Japanese) Podcasts (and a tribute to Chin san)

In this episode I talk about using Japanese podcasts as a tool for Japanese learning. I talk about their many advantages (and a few disadvantages), and also two of my favorite podcasts involving “Chin san” from back around 10 years ago when I first got...
Locksleyu author
15.11.2016

Ep 2: How I learned Japanese and what to focus on in your studies

In this episode I will briefly talk about a few ways I studied Japanese and important things to prioritize in your own studies (keeping motivated, fundamentals like grammar, etc.)    
Locksleyu author
14.11.2016

Self Taught Japanese Podcast: Episode 1: Celebrating the traditional event shichi-go-san (七五三) in a Buddhist temple

This is the first episode of a new podcast whose content will roughly mirror my blog: discussions about learning Japanese self-taught, Japanese culture, and other linguistic stuff. In this first episode, I talk about how I went to a Buddhist Temple in ...
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