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Grammar Does Not Exist

This the second full article I’ve written about grammar (this was the first). Hopefully I won’t repeat myself :D. When I tell people how I acquire (acquired) Japanese and Cantonese, the first question many immediately ask is: “but what about grammar”?!?! Yeah, what about that… At the end of last year, over the holiday season,…

Tools of the Trade: Headphones and Earphones

Creating a language immersion environment is almost inevitably going to require the use of headphones. In this post, I’d like to share with you the headphones that have pleasured my ears with Japanese and Chinese sounds, and invite you to share your own recommendations, advice and experiences. To start, I was faithfully served by a…

How To Use a Japanese Textbook

Textbooks for learning Japanese suck. All of them. We could end it right there, but then we would be whiners, and whiners we are not. Whining my feel good at the time, but it’s ultimately just self-destructive. In my humble opinion, it’s far better to be a naive teacher’s pet, doing what you are told…