Japanese Catchup #4

Japanese Catchup #4

So it’s been a while since I posted about studying Japanese, and the reason for that is…I haven’t been doing much.

I haven’t stopped or given up. So that’s a positive. In the past, I’d have stopped completely.

But I’ve still been using Duolingo and WaniKani. I’ve still been trying to read Japanese, listening to Japanese music and watching Japanese videos. I’m starting to recognise more kanji, which is excellent, but my vocab hasn’t really been growing by that much. I’ve learnt phrases from Duolingo, but I want my vocabulary to grow.

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I’m Going To Learn Japanese

I’m Going To Learn Japanese

I know this sounds like a somewhat random post, and I doubt many of you will be interested. But this post is a declaration for me to hold myself accountable.

You can see from my blog and my social media that I’m very interested in Japanese stories. Whether it’s in books, manga or games, I want to be able to read them. Translations are great, but not everything gets translated. And on top of that, it would be fun to be able to understand the source material.

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