Category: Resources

How to use Quora to practice Japanese

Quora, for those of you who may not know, is a website where users can ask and answer all kinds of questions. It’s a community of shared knowledge, not much unlike Wikipedia, and there are lots of questions being asked and...

/ May 9, 2018

Study hiragana and katakana with Kuma Sensei’s new flashcard web app!

Greetings! It’s been ages since I’ve added any major content to Kuma Sensei, so first, apologies for the dearth of fresh, new stuff. Life is really good at keeping me busy — you know how it goes. But rest assured,...

/ May 6, 2018
Kanji in Context

REVIEW: Kanji in Context

Context. It’s the reason I’m so bad at retelling funny stories. (Seriously–you just had to be there.) But when it comes to language learning, while it’s important to have guidance, the context in which you learn new information has a...

/ July 31, 2017

Learn Japanese – A 6-Step Study Plan

So, you want to learn Japanese. Great decision! But where do you start? How do you get there? What do you do when the going gets rough? For your benefit, I’ve put together this handy little road map for studying Japanese....

/ June 3, 2017
Japanese for Duolingo

REVIEW: Learn Japanese with Duolingo

At long last, Duolingo has released its Japanese for English speakers course. But does it live up to the hype?

/ May 18, 2017