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What Parts of Japanese Are Easy to Learn? 15 Areas Where Learners Catch a Break

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No language is easy. Not really.

That said, the difficulties of learning a particular language are often exaggerated.

Whenever I mention that I study Japanese, most people look horrified as the victims on “American Horror Story.”

“That must be …

The Winner’s Guide to Online Japanese Lessons

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You’re a winner.

You know you need take your Japanese to the next level.

And since you’re a winner, you already know that you need some help from native speakers to do that.

So what’s keeping you from fitting

Be an Early Bird: Why and How to Learn Japanese Grammar ASAP

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日本人みたい!(にほんじんみたい!)

Or, “You’re like a Japanese person!”

That’s what Japanese tourists said to me the last time I was in Bangkok.

And it’s common for me to hear stuff like that when I talk in Japanese. My spoken Japanese is

5 Surprising Benefits of Learning Japanese

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What comes to mind when you think of Japan?

Animemanga, samurai and ninja?

Geisha, karate, sushi, teriyaki and game shows?

Or perhaps you’re thinking of Harajuku (oh, Gwen…), kawaii, Hello Kitty or those infamous unmentionable vending …

Start Smart: 7 Tips to Kick-start Your Japanese Learning

It’s that time of year again.

We’re all writing our New Year’s resolution list, and many of us have “learn a new language” on it.

I know I do. Since you’re here, I’ll bet you’ve got “learn Japanese” on yours.…

Japanese Sentence Structure: A Beginner’s Guide to Forming Japanese Sentences

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I can tell you already have a pretty good body of Japanese knowledge.

Sentence structure will provide a skeleton for that body.

Until then, you’ll just be a big, boneless blob — and who wants to talk to a blob?…

How to Teach Yourself Japanese: The Beginner’s Guide

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Stuck in a rut with your Japanese?

Be honest, it’s all right. We’re about to get you unstuck and back on track.

The time has come for you to take charge of your own learning experience.

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