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Old 06-13-2002, 11:47 AM   #1
Choku Tsuki
 
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Learning Japanese

For all the non-native japanese speakers out there who have managed to learn japanese: Please share your (un)sucessful experiences/methodology.

Specifically, what method worked best for you? Immersive learning, via a weekend at the Japan Society or 6 months in Japan, for example. Or was it a different approach that suited your disposition that was successful. How long did it take? Was it important to let go of self-imposed expectations? Or is a goal within a specific timeset essential?

Did you use flash cards? Language tapes transfered to .mp3 and put on your iPod for the commute to work?

Thanks for your input.

--Chuck
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