Author Archive | Katie O'Hara

Snap, Flash, Study: 8 Steps to Learn Japanese with Pictures

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Look to your left. Pick something you see. (If you’re next to a wall, that works.)

Can you name what you see in Japanese?

If so, great! Look to your right. Pick something else. Can you name that? What …

Picture Perfect Learning: 6 Japanese Flashcards Apps That’ll Make You Smile

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Does your wrist hurt from writing out countless flashcards for Japanese words?

Do you sometimes end up reviewing stuff you already know, just because you made a flashcard for it?

There’s a better way.

No matter what it is you …

Special Effects: Extracting Spectacular Vocabulary from Japanese Drama Series

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When’s the last time you watched a Japanese television drama?

Okay, now when’s the last time you learned some useful, interesting vocabulary from watching a Japanese television drama?

If your answer to either of those questions was “Never,” you can’t …