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What is Immersion and Why does it Work?

What is Immersion and Why does it Work?

Immersion. One of the most misunderstood study methods in language learning, and because of that misunderstanding, is often looked down ...
When Japanese People Speak Strange Japanese to You

When Japanese People Speak Strange Japanese to You

You are deep in a conversation with a Japanese person. You are told something you don't understand.  Enter language-panic-mode. Why ...
Jalup Immersion (Stage 4 Released)

Jalup Immersion (Stage 4 Released)

It's been almost 2 years since I completed Jalup Expert, the final piece to the 5,000 card sentence series to take ...
How to Understand Japanese without Translating it

How to Understand Japanese without Translating it

I set a high bar here when you learn Japanese through the Jalup decks. I don't give you the full ...
Achieving Your Japanese Goals – July 2017

Achieving Your Japanese Goals – July 2017

We all have goals, big and small. Things get in the way, preventing you from achieving them. Not any more ...
Do you Need to Study Kanji Separately?

Do you Need to Study Kanji Separately?

Every serious learner is going to have to learn kanji one day whether you like it or not (you'll like ...
Should you Learn Romaji if you Only Want to Speak Japanese?

Should you Learn Romaji if you Only Want to Speak Japanese?

There are some people out there that get the idea in their heads that they only want to learn how ...
Always Sticking with Japanese no Matter What

Always Sticking with Japanese no Matter What

My name is Jennifer, or “Niffer” for short, and I’m the creator and writer for Japanese Talk Online (or JTalk ...
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