The 400-page Master Japanese guide provides step-by-step tips for the beginning learner, strategies for working with—not against—the adult brain, heaps of digital immersion resources so you can learn Japanese no matter where in the world you happen to live, and a detailed overview of the Japanese language.
Part 1: Start Here
The first part of Master Japanese provides an overview of the guide’s structure, tips for getting the most out of guide, FAQs, and an introduction to the three learning phases and what activities and resources are ideal for each: 1) Beginners: Master the Basics, 2) Intermediate Learners: Sharpen Your Sword, and 3) Advanced Learners: Get Your Black Belt.
Part 2: How to Learn
The second part of Master Japanese shows you how to create effective goals and daily systems, how to stick to your goals no matter what, how to make time for Japanese, how to learn the natural way, how to learn through action, how to work with tutors, how to use shadowing, how to use spaced repetition, how to use timeboxing, and how to take good notes.
Part 3: What to Learn
The third part of Master Japanese shows you how to learn essential patterns, how to learn kana, how to learn kanji, how to master pronunciation, how to learn to read Japanese, how to learn to write Japanese, and how to learn to type Japanese.
Part 4: Build Your Toolbox
The fourth part of Master Japanese shows you how to choose ideal resources and includes 500+ specific recommendations for apps, websites, blogs, podcasts, radio programs, audio programs, audiobooks, music, anime, TV, movies, video games, comic books (manga), newspapers, magazines, books, and reference materials.
Part 5: Japanese 101
The fifth and final part of Master Japanese provides an overview of the Japanese language, Japanese writing, Japanese vocabulary, Japanese honorifics, Japanese verbs, Japanese adjectives, Japanese adverbs, Japanese pronouns, Japanese proper nouns, Japanese particles, Japanese numbers, and Japanese dates and time.