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Binge-Watch for Fluency: Learn Japanese with YouTube Using These 4 Tips

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YouTube isn’t just a place to watch people eat copious amounts of food or play video games.

It’s also a fantastic resource for learning a new language.

We’re not just talking about watching Japanese lessons on YouTube, either (though …

Now What?! 6 Intermediate Japanese Courses for Focused Learning Beyond the Basics

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Nobody likes to be stuck in the middle.

Middle school? Middle of a work shift? Middle seat in the back of a car?

No thanks.

And nothing makes you feel stuck in the middle like being an intermediate language learner

Learn Japanese with Instagram: 20+ Sugoi Accounts You Should Follow Today!

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Beautiful photographs.

Funny, interesting captions.

Fascinating glimpses into the lives of people around the world.

Hashtags galore.

There’s just something about Instagram that makes it irresistible.

In fact, you might find yourself tapping to open Instagram instead of your favorite …

Watch Japanese Anime for Every Language Level with These 12 Top Anime Picks

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Let’s make a pretty bold guess here:

Did getting hooked on アニメ (あにめ) — anime make you want to learn Japanese?

There’s no shame in that. In fact, anime’s been a gateway for Westerners becoming interested in Japanese culture for …

LOL and Learn: The Top 10 Japanese Comedy Shows for Language Students

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Let’s not kid around.

Japanese comedy can be… strange.

But in a good way.

There’s not much else like it and Western comedy really can’t match the ironic surrealism of Japan’s token comedy styles.

If you’re a Westerner who …

Learn Japanese Today with These 10 Fantastic Free Apps

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Everything is better when you don’t have to leave the house.

Work, food, parties, language learning.

So what can you do to minimize your no-pajama-wearing time and still learn Japanese?

You might already be learning with courses, classes and …

The Smart Saver’s Guide to Learning Japanese with MOOCs

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DIY is the thing right now.

IKEA hacks. Brew-your-own-beer kits. At-home Japanese learning.

It’s everywhere!

But if you’ve ever tried to put together a trendy hanging bookshelf that immediately fell apart, you know that a little structure and direction can …