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  1. Dec 2015
  2. Aug 2015
    1. So my honest conclusion is, not only is there no best method, but it almost doesn’t matter what you do, so long as you do a lot of it.  In other words, volume trumps method.   Moreover, what’s effective for an intermediate learner is often not appropriate for a beginner or an advanced student, which means that listening to the advice of others may be a bad idea.  The internet in particular is full of people telling you what’s best:  Read the newspaper in Japanese; switch your operating system to Japanese; use a Japanese-Japanese dictionary.  Everybody’s got an opinion.  Bottom line is, you should probably spend a lot less time reading about how to learn Japanese, and more time actually learning it.  I mean, except for this, which you should read twice.

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