Recently I’ve been trying a lot of different methods of learning Japanese. My last post was about how great Hesig’s method of learning is and how learning the English meaning of the Kanji first is very important since it will give you a base to work from that can quite easily launch you into fluency.
I mentioned that I wanted to share something exciting with you about some immersion related Christmas gifts that 永次 and I gifted each other to help motivate and encourage us on our language learning.
And that’s an older American TV show that I absolutely love dubbed in Japanese with Japanese subtitles, from Japan with […]
Sometimes immersion will bog you down. (At least that’s what I’ve found.) The most common response to that will be, “That’s because you’re not keeping it fun.”
While I understand what that means, I think it’s important to remember that what’s fun for some may not be fun for others. Watching a […]
I’m an avid reader of www.alljapaneseallthetime.com. In fact, it’s what inspired 桃 and I to really start learning Japanese full-time. I could go on about how amazing this site is for hours, and how you should probably be reading it before reading Kanji and Tea, but for the sake of brevity, I won’t. Go and […]
So when I first decided I was going to make Kanji & Tea I debated on going for our own domain name or settling for a free platform such as Blogger or WordPress. Now, I don’t think either of these platforms are bad, I am simply familiar with the freedom and flexibility that comes […]
Learning Japanese At HomeOur goal for Kanji & Tea, aside from sharing our struggles and successes, is to help provide the everyday person with all the tools necessary to learn Japanese on their own through everyday immersion.
How did you learn your first language? Hands on and not through a text book! You listened, you watched, you absorbed. Well, what's stopping you from learning your second or third language that way? The answer is nothing.
You have everything you need to get started. All that's left is to just start.
Conversations Over Tea