How I Learned Japanese

***   This post is a transcript of a video on my YouTube channel.   Studying English? Here’s the transcript as a lesson to study on LingQ.   Back in 1968, I was sent to Hong Kong by the Canadian government to learn Mandarin Chinese. I spent a year learning Chinese and then the idea […]
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How Hard is it to Learn Japanese and Can You be Fluent in 3 Months?

How Hard is it to Learn Japanese and Can You be Fluent in 3 Months?

How Hard is it to Learn Japanese and Can it You be Fluent in 3 Months has been transcribed from Steve’s YouTube channel. You can download the audio and study the transcript as a lesson at LingQ. Hi there, Steve Kaufmann here. Today, I’m going to talk about a subject that has come up before and that is […]
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Language details: How to say “I” in Japanese?

We had a lively discussion at my YouTube channel about how to say “I” in Japanese. In my recent video Learn Japanese an Introduction, I used the following sentence to illustrate how the Japanese language works. 私はカナダ人です.  (I am Canadian) . I pronounced ”私” わたくし rather thanわたし。A  number of people who follow my YouTube channel, all of them non-native speakers, […]
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どうして英語を流暢に話すないでしょうか?

流暢に外国語を話せるようになった経験はないからです. どうするんでしょうか? 自分を信じると同時に,できるだけ楽しく勉強するしかないです. 多読多聴は特に効果的です. 時間かかるけれども,そうすると英語を流暢に話せるようになります. その後,次の外国語も流暢に話せるようになり可能性があります.
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