GLJ Podcast

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This show is about two guys learning Japanese in Japan. We give tips, talk about our ups& downs, and give our thoughts on our experience learning Japanese. This podcast is best suited for intermediate–advanced learners striving for complete fluency. Send your questions or comments to gljpodcast@gmail.com.

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https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/gljpodcast
Description
This show is about two guys learning Japanese in Japan. We give tips, talk about our ups& downs, and give our thoughts on our experience learning Japanese. This podcast is best suited for intermediate–advanced learners striving for complete fluency. Send your questions or comments to gljpodcast@gmail.com.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-01-17 07:02
last episode published
2014-03-09 09:46
publication frequency
4.43 days
Contributors
Guys Learning Japanese author  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
36
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Categories
Education Language Courses

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
9.03.2014 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - Anouncement

The episodes 18–20 will be released on YouTube only. We ran out of podcasting storage space just before we could reach our goal of 20 episodes. If you were interested in hearing our final episodes, you'll have to listen to them here on our YouTube ch...
9.03.2014

GLJ - Anouncement

The episodes 18–20 will be released on YouTube only. We ran out of podcasting storage space just before we could reach our goal of 20 episodes. If you were interested in hearing our final episodes, you'll have to listen to themhere on our YouTube cha...
16.02.2014 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E17 - Q&A 2

In this episode Nick and Derek discuss study methods, enjoying native content, charting progress, blogging, documenting milestones, keigo, dictionaries, males with effeminate diction, and setting goals.
16.02.2014

GLJ - E17 - Q&A 2

In this episode Nick and Derek discuss study methods, enjoying native content, charting progress, blogging, documenting milestones, keigo, dictionaries, males with effeminate diction, and setting goals.
9.02.2014 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E16 - Q&A

In this episode Nick and Derek answer frequently asked questions, including how much they study; how long it takes to learn Japanese; how many Anki cards they review a day; and if they consider themselves fluent.
9.02.2014

GLJ - E16 - Q&A

In this episode Nick and Derek answer frequently asked questions, including how much they study; how long it takes to learn Japanese; how many Anki cards they review a day; and if they consider themselves fluent.
2.02.2014 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E15 - Beginning Japanese

In this episode Nick and Derek talk about effective ways to start learning Japanese. The advice in this episode should help ease your path to the intermediate level.
2.02.2014

GLJ - E15 - Beginning Japanese

In this episode Nick and Derek talk about effective ways to start learning Japanese. The advice in this episode should help ease your path to the intermediate level.
25.01.2014 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E14 - Guidelines

In this episode Nick and Derek talk about some things to keep in mind when learning Japanese. We touch on some study guidelines, quality and level of resources, rōmaji, subtitles, and what your brain is capable of doing.
25.01.2014

GLJ - E14 - Guidelines

In this episode Nick and Derek talk about some things to keep in mind when learning Japanese. We touch on some study guidelines, quality and level of resources, rōmaji, subtitles, and what your brain is capable of doing.
17.01.2014 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E13 - How We Got Into Japanese

In this episode Nick and Derek reminisce about how they got interested in learning Japanese. Prepare for some nostalgia because we go way back to the 80s!
17.01.2014

GLJ - E13 - How We Got Into Japanese

In this episode Nick and Derek reminisce about how they got interested in learning Japanese. Prepare for some nostalgia because we go way back to the 80s!
9.01.2014 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E12 - Studying on Vacation

In this episode Nick and Derek talk about how to study on the go, i.e., when you're away from home or don't have access to your regular resources.
9.01.2014

GLJ - E12 - Studying on Vacation

In this episode Nick and Derek talk about how to study on the go, i.e., when you're away from home or don't have access to your regular resources.
18.12.2013 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E11 - Skills

In this episode Nick and Derek discuss how to develop Japanese listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. They discuss the importance and give tips on how to become proficient in each skill.
18.12.2013

GLJ - E11 - Skills

In this episode Nick and Derek discuss how to develop Japanese listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. They discuss the importance and give tips on how to become proficient in each skill.
9.12.2013 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E10 - Status Report

In this episode, Nick and Derek discuss what and how they're studying at the moment. The discussion includes mentions of TV shows, Anki, textbooks, reading materials, sketchy resources, video games, and a great news website.
9.12.2013

GLJ - E10 - Status Report

In this episode, Nick and Derek discuss what and how they're studying at the moment. The discussion includes mentions of TV shows, Anki, textbooks, reading materials, sketchy resources, video games, and a great news website.
2.12.2013 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E09 - Multitasking

In this episode Nick and Derek discuss their experience with multitasking and its role in learning Japanese.
2.12.2013

GLJ - E09 - Multitasking

In this episode Nick and Derek discuss their experience with multitasking and its role in learning Japanese.
24.11.2013 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E08 - Kanji Methods

In this episode Nick and Derek talk about how to gain proficiency in kanji. Topics covered are Heisig's Remembering the Kanji, mnemonics, the websites Reviewing the Kanji and Kanji Damage, the conventional classroom method, the Kanji Kentei, the Movie ...
24.11.2013

GLJ - E08 - Kanji Methods

In this episode Nick and Derek talk about how to gain proficiency in kanji. Topics covered are Heisig's Remembering the Kanji, mnemonics, the websites Reviewing the Kanji and Kanji Damage, the conventional classroom method, the Kanji Kentei, the Movie ...
17.11.2013 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E07 - Anime

In this episode Nick and Derek discuss the value of using anime to study Japanese.
17.11.2013

GLJ - E07 - Anime

In this episode Nick and Derek discuss the value of using anime to study Japanese.
11.11.2013 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E06 - How We Progressed

It would've been too difficult to cram this episode into 30 minutes so we decided to go over our usual format. In this episode, Nick and Derek talk about their history studying Japanese, e.g., how they got started, how they progressed, and the troubles...
11.11.2013

GLJ - E06 - How We Progressed

It would've been too difficult to cram this episode into 30 minutes so we decided to go over our usual format. In this episode, Nick and Derek talk about their history studying Japanese, e.g., how they got started, how they progressed, and the troubles...
1.11.2013 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E05 - Doubting Your Japanese Ability

In this episode we discussed times of heartbreak that many learners of Japanese experience, i.e., when you start to doubt you'll ever reach the top of the mountain.
1.11.2013

GLJ - E05 - Doubting Your Japanese Ability

In this episode we discussed times of heartbreak that many learners of Japanese experience, i.e., when you start to doubt you'll ever reach the top of the mountain.
25.10.2013 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E04 - Kanji Rant

In this episode Nick and Derek have an impromptu talk about their frustrations learning kanji. If you haven't been listening to our talks at 1.5x, now is an ideal time to start.
25.10.2013

GLJ - E04 - Kanji Rant

In this episode Nick and Derek have an impromptu talk about their frustrations learning kanji. If you haven't been listening to our talks at 1.5x, now is an ideal time to start.
19.10.2013 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E03 - Lang-8 & New Study Spot

In this episode Nick talks about a new resource he uses to improve his Japanese composition. Derek talks about his difficulties with studying indoors, and how a change of scenery helps him concentrate better.
19.10.2013

GLJ - E03 - Lang-8& New Study Spot

In this episode Nick talks about a new resource he uses to improve his Japanese composition. Derek talks about his difficulties with studying indoors, and how a change of scenery helps him concentrate better.
8.10.2013 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E02 - Motivation

This was a random episode talking about motivation. We also touch on what we think of textbooks, alternative study materials, and fluent foreign celebrities.
8.10.2013

GLJ - E02 - Motivation

This was a random episode talking about motivation. We also touch on what we think of textbooks, alternative study materials, and fluent foreign celebrities.
5.10.2013 https://assets.podomatic.net/ts/2c/38/2f/derek1022/1400x1400_8827028.jpg

GLJ - E01 - Anki

Welcome to Guys Learning Japanese. In this episode we talk about our favorite (direct) study tool, Anki.
5.10.2013

GLJ - E01 - Anki

Welcome to Guys Learning Japanese. In this episode we talk about our favorite (direct) study tool, Anki.