I’ve gotten a lot of emails asking for help with grammar. Most of those emails had questions about learning verb conjugations, so I thought it might be handy if I blogged a bit about that topic. I’m going to give you as many tools as I can here, so buckle in; this is going to […]
In our last post about iTalki tutors, I talked about the two main things you want to create with your tutor:High quality example sentences that don’t have typosRecordings of those sentencesIn the past, the process of getting these two things from a tutor has been kind of clunky/awkward to do on Skype. The typing part […]
Japanese has been my pet project for nearly 2 years. Those of you who have been following the blog closely have seen me update my model flashcard decks, add new plugins, make new video walkthroughs, update my model decks again, and so on. Over the course of trial-and-erroring my way through the language, I now have […]
Back at the end of February, I posted my Japanese Radical Deck. That was meant to help Japanese students build a framework so that they could actually remember Japanese kanji. In the comments thread, there was a fair bit of discussion as to how to modify that deck to make it work for Mandarin or Cantonese. […]
Hi all! Just a quick note for any of you learning Bosnian: one of our readers got the 625 list translated into that language, so if any of you want it, grab it here: http://www.fluent-forever.com/downloads/625Bosnian.docx In other news, we’re currently on the final, final stages of Arabic and can’t *wait* to be done with this […]
Today, I’m going to talk about the first major revision to the methods presented in Fluent Forever. I’ve been wanting to share this stuff for a long time, and it seems like today’s the day when I actually have the time to write about it. Yay!
Hi everyone! I’ve been planning on blogging about Japanese for a long, long while, but I wanted to finish the Korean trainer beforehand, and Korean ended up taking 2-3x longer than expected. But! It’s finally done, so this month I’m going to be blogging a fair bit. Our first entry is a quick tutorial on how […]
So I’ve begun learning Japanese, and as I discuss on my Logograms page, the first 3 steps to my plan have been to: Tackle the Japanese pronunciation system and learn Hiragana and Katakana Tackle the most common Japanese radicals, so that I can build the mental framework I need to actually remember Kanji Learn the […]