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Khatz, If You’re Fluent, Why Do You Still SRS?

“Dearest Khatzumoto, If you’re fluent, why do you still use SRS? I mean, it’s not like you use SRS for English words”. I get asked this question or some variation of it quite a lot, so I thought I’d answer it here. In twelve words: “Before enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment: chop wood,…

Sex, Lies and Broken Promises: Battered SilverSpooners Speak Out

“…this SilverSpoon model, if it goes as planned, could be the next generation of learning. Truly ingenious. And plus, it’s highly scalable. Silverspoon + Khan Academy = optimized learning.” Lance M. Current SilverSpooner “Too many times I have lost focus, pushed myself too hard, or just simply slacked off. With the SilverSpoon program, I actually…

The Three Laws of Language-Learning | Version 1.0

The Prime Directive: Have fun. Suck less every day; never suck more today than you did yesterday; always decrease suckage, and do so in a way that does not conflict with Law #1. Little and often. Start more times than you stop. Start more often than you stop. If you take nothing else from this…

AJATT Twitter Tweets for Week Of 2010-05-22

Listen to real Japanese conversations and read transcriptions thereof [VoiceBlog.JP] bit.ly/burP8L # Transcripts of real, natural Japanese conversations at actual speed [VoiceBlog/JapaneseListening] bit.ly/dmrqEc # "志村 五郎(しむら ごろう、1930年2月23日 – )は日本の数学者。プリンストン大学名誉教授。静岡県浜松市生まれ。 盟友であった谷山豊と取り組んだ谷山・志村予想によってフェルマー予想の解決に貢献" bit.ly/9BDldD # "谷山 豊/数学者。 もともと名前は「とよ」と読むのが正しいものの、「ゆたか」と読み間違える人が多かったので、いつからか自ら「ゆたか」と名乗るようになった" bit.ly/92obEr # Be a failure. Fail at doing unproductive things and fail at giving up. # "If you don’t know…

AJATT Twitter Tweets for Week Of 2009-12-05

Books that are unread are just furniture. And not very good furniture, at that. Read them or get rid of them. Thus spake Khatzumoto… # RT @danielpwright Japanese versions of Julie Andrews キタァァァァァー!!! bit.ly/5nxF7r # 「そ れ が私の好きな物おおお!」 bit.ly/5nxF7r # As far as you’re concerned, a language isn’t for knowing at some idyllic point in the future.…

When Will I Get Funny?

This entry is part 2 of 14 in the series Intermediate Angst

This entry is part 2 of 14 in the series Intermediate AngstAnd there came upon the email of Khatzumoto a letter long of length, correct of spelling and accurate of punctuation. And it was good. The emailer’s pseudonym was, is and ever shall be…Farley. Khatzumoto, hi! First, I want to start out by saying how…