Nukemarine's Suggested Guide for Beginners. I'll be honest, this is more of a thread I can link to whenever anyone asks "how to begin or what next?
". I figure it works better than retyping the same thing each time. Also, each of us has our own opinion on how to go about the self study route, and that's all this is: my opinion based on both my experience and feedback from this forum. This roadmap is aimed at people involved in a career where one can only spare 1 to 2 hours a day for to study. In addition, it's for those that like a bit more systematic structure in their studying. Because of that, I've broken it down JLPT equivalent as that's an easy reference many that study Japanese can relate. I also don't offer any suggestions above JLPT N2, just due to that being my current level. Here's the rough guide line: Common Tools WebsitesReviewing the KanjiAnkiTae Kim's Guide to Japanese Grammar D-Addicts Large selection of Japanese SubtitlesDramanote Large selection of scripts for Japanese Dramas Each part should be roughly 75-100 hours. Japanese Time Names. Learn Japanese Free - Complete Resource For Learning Japanese.
AJATT: All Japanese All The Time. The Podcast Thread - Podcasts listed by genre - R. Lifestyle/Culture/Journal/Comedy Lifestyle: - NanalifeRating: 8Ease: Great for all levels, inviting material for beginners.Review: This is a podcast aimed for women with a calm feel to it, but there's nothing wrong with men listening as well.
It's very relaxing and most of the topics are related to health, beauty, aroma therapy, horoscopes, aging, etc. Good for if you have a playlist designated for sleeping/relaxing. - Taken down A Piece of LaughingRating: 9Ease: Good for beginners but may lean more towards intermediate and advanced.Review: As far as I can tell, this seems to be very worthy of listening to. . - "Tokyo Local" If you want to hear what I consider Tokyo Local at its best, go HERE for the older episodes that still had Manabe and Kakki. . - ラジオ「女子だけ体育館に集合！！」 - 「ラジカントロプス2.0 _ AM1422kHz ラジオ日本」 - “Radio Cantaloupes (?)” - Love Nature Episode (links no longer up, but available on iTunes)Rating: 9Ease: I can picture this being great for beginners. Culture: Personal journal/Trivia: Online Japanese Tests. オンライン日本語学習 動詞の活用表.
Best Japanese Websites. And attend their annual meetings on a regular basis.
Get involved anyway you can with each. Rub noses with people at the TOP. Get to know the officers personally. Keep in contact with them. Use these association offerings, suggestions and resources. Whenever you can in your own environment, ask to observe colleagues in action in their classroom. Keep your classroom presentations FRESH. They don't care how much you know until they know how much you CARE] I hope that you picked up some ideas here that will aid in your total success.