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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KrahenbergKomet

Need help with Japanese

Does anyone know a good way to learn Japanese because I am apparently not smart enough to learn it off the bat so I need some tips or some other things to help me learn this because all of this looks like nonsense.

January 23, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Silkie7

http://www.guidetojapanese.org/learn/ this might help it is a free online Japanese text book I would also recommend using mango https://mangolanguages.com/available-languages/learn-japanese/ to help with speaking if you have no one to pratice with


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Silkie7

no problem glad I could help.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dcarl1

There are a ton of good apps for learning Hiragana and Katakana.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KrahenbergKomet

Any that you can name off the bat


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Silkie7

Lingodeer I have never tried it but I have heard that it is a good app


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dcarl1

I’ve been tied up for most of the day, so just responding now, but I like this one - it’s Hiragana and Katakana

Learn Japanese!! by Howell Peebles https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/learn-japanese/id1014955564?mt=8


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maria123Vargaz

I learned kana from this site: https://www.tofugu.com/japanese/learn-hiragana/ There's a wealth of info there about all things Japanese. You might find the app "Human Japanese" useful. It's not free, but you can access the first 7 or so lessons for free and see if you find it useful.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rizzeau

Somebody already posted the hiragana chart, if you know that you can learn the katakana chart. And use the app LingoDeer. That app explains the grammar, so why you should use certain particles or how to use verbs, adjectives and stuff.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Little_Tatws

I used Memrise and the Duolingo Tiny Cards app to study and brush-up on my kana and have done several kanji lessons on both. They're also good for vocab, but my main vocab builder was the Japanese MindSnacks app (may it rest in peace because the developers decided to abandon it so that they could do their big money-builder that's a peace of crap). YouTube is a big resource that's largely untapped, but there are good channels for learning the language and the culture.

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