Tag: language tools

Japanese Language Tools Review: A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar

Ok, I’m going to break down the reasons why this is one of the most useful Japanese Language study tools that you can buy. This dictionary can be a little pricey; I saw it recently on Amazon for about $40.00, and White Rabbit sells it for $44.50. I bought mine years ago for about 45…


Japanese Language Tools Review: Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary

Often, the progress that you make when studying a foreign language is dependent on the tools that you use to maximize your study time. In Japanese language study, the tools that you use to study kanji are a serious choice. When I first started studying, my girlfriend’s father gave me a kanji dictionary as a…


The Value of Dorama

If you’re studying Japanese and using the Internet to supplement your studies, or even doing most of your study online, Japanese television is invaluable for your listening skills and cultural understanding. Many new Japanese language students have their first introduction to Japanese through anime or manga and they may miss out on the value of…