wanting to learn japanese or at least to read it

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Unread postby ryonyanko » April 11th, 2007, 1:45 pm

Flash cards were the easiest way for me to learn hiragana, programs are very useful but I havn't used any

Rosetta stone is kinda like a shortcut i think and its easy to forget what you've learned from that
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Unread postby sharingan0619 » April 11th, 2007, 10:03 pm

ryonyanko wrote:Flash cards were the easiest way for me to learn hiragana, programs are very useful but I havn't used any

Rosetta stone is kinda like a shortcut i think and its easy to forget what you've learned from that


how so? rosetta stone has been proven to be very effective...so why would i forget?
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Unread postby unclejemima » April 18th, 2007, 6:18 pm

learn chinese first XD

..i guess that only works in you're chinese
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Unread postby miszou » April 19th, 2007, 3:30 am

unclejemima wrote:learn chinese first XD

..i guess that only works in you're chinese


I find chinese to be more difficult then Japanese XD

And being chinese has nothing to do with it I think, unless your parents speak chinese all the time, but then you don't need to learn, since you already know most :]

But yeah, Chinese have some much advantage for understanding Kanji, although they might have more difficulty actually reading the kanji in Japanese, since the pronouncation is just completely different :]
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Unread postby unclejemima » May 16th, 2007, 5:39 pm

onyomi is generally almost identical plus it does wonders for reading comprehension. but yeah, pronounciation rules in japanese are so random >.>
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