The verb: the beginning and the end of a sentence

Momoko, Japanese learner and wife of Khatzumoto, discusses the philosophy of Japanese verbs. Only verb The first thing you need to know about Japanese sentences is that you only need the verb for the thought to be complete, as Tae Kim stresses in his excellent website. That’s it. You can drop any other information that…

How should Dick and Jane work?

Hey everyone! Sorry for the silence! I’ve been busily looking for better ways to put up “Dick and Jane” and other readers/comics. No results so far. The way Dick and Jane works right now, is that you have one large image file (made up of like 40 smaller image files) per episode. The problem is…

10,000 Sentences: Music Lyrics

Almost forgot! For you music lovers out there, there are several sites out there where you can get the lyrics to your favorite Japanese music that you no doubt are playing to the exclusion of English and other languages :). Here is an inexhaustive list: Lyricz.Info Uta-Map Uta-Net Google your way to glory for the…

10,000 Sentences: Answers To Questions

@Update: 10,000 Sentences is Dead. Let the MCD Revolution Begin! | AJATT | All Japanese All The Time is.gd/AWLzAv How do you decide which sentences from your input to copy over to your SRS? This is a tough one! If you’re like me, you’re a greedy little hobbit who wants to know everything. So here…

10,000 Sentences: How

@Update: 10,000 Sentences is Dead. Let the MCD Revolution Begin! | AJATT | All Japanese All The Time is.gd/AWLzAv 10,000 sentences is a lot. But the way we’re doing it, you can easily learn about 50 every day no sweat, and even more if you want to. Don’t freak out if you only do 15-25…

10,000 Sentences: Why

@Update: 10,000 Sentences is Dead. Let the MCD Revolution Begin! | AJATT | All Japanese All The Time is.gd/AWLzAv Right then. The focus on sentences is perhaps what makes this site unique. So what is the whole deal with sentences? As I’ve mentioned before, I used (and continue to use) sentences extensively in my learning…