Our 日本語 Journey | A Fine Time Special

Fine Time

25-01-2024 • 1 hr 24 mins

Learning Japanese is as tough as it gets, but it's achieveable if you have the will and desire to see it through. Andre sits down with Rick from Pixel Project Radio to talk about how they started learning Japanese, the tools they use, their successes and fails, and goals for the future.

Listen to Rick's podcast, Pixel Project Radio, right here.

Pixel Project Radio on Twitter: @pixelprojectpod

Fine Time on Twitter: @FineTimePodcast

[00:00] Intro and introducing Rick

[04:13] How we got interested in Japanese

[15:28] Our learning tools

[25:14] Avoiding bad advice

[35:19] App recommendations

[38:39] Our current aptitude and reading material

[45:10] Cuss words

[47:55] Kanji quirks and learning from video games

[59:33] Grammar concepts and thinking differently

[01:09:16] What we need to improve at

[01:15:31] Setting realistic personal goals

[01:22:28] Thanks for listening!

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