• Victoria on The End of JalupI haven’t commented in a LONG time, but want to say THANK YOU for everything! I started learning Japanese 8 years ago - and started JALUP 7 years ago. I just moved back from A...
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  • Max on The End of JalupMaybe this gives new ideas. As a customer of this page and regular visitor I would love to see this page stay online to help other language learners. I know different webpages who stay alive...
  • Thank You on The End of JalupJust wanted to say thank you. I think for many of us JALUP genuinely provided the bridge between beginner level and advanced. And although there is still a long way to go after finishing the...
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Is Studying Japanese Harder than Ever?

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Flashcard Leveling vs. Immersion Quests

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Why I Stopped Looking at Reviews Due

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Survivorship Bias while Learning Japanese

Survivorship Bias while Learning Japanese

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Ever read a blog, forum, or some other social media where someone was sharing their success story to learning Japanese? ...
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How Much does the Method Matter?

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The endless search for the best method. The one that works so well that you can cut off months or ...
The Risk vs. Reward of Choosing a Fast Study Pace - Is it Worth it?

The Risk vs. Reward of Choosing a Fast Study Pace – Is it Worth it?

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Answer the following question. Which path would you choose: 1. Try to become fluent in Japanese in 2 years, with ...
Why Pay Money when you can Learn Japanese for Free?

Why Pay Money when you can Learn Japanese for Free?

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One of the worst decisions I made for my Japanese was accepting a $20,000 scholarship for Japanese classes and materials ...
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Jalup Intermediate was Hard – Getting Through it Made me Feel Invincible

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