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How do I learn Japanese and avoid procrastination?

Learning Japanese is not an easy task, especially if you are a procrastinator who can't spend even 5 minutes a day reviewing anki. What do I do to get around this delay? What do I do to learn Japanese despite the terrible delay? What tools can I use to learn Japanese without being overwhelmed by boredom or fatigue? In this article, I'm going to write about the method I use to learn Japanese when I postpone it.

If you don't have the same problem as me, feel blessed! In the 4 years I'm learning Japanese and can't even decide whether I'm on the N3 or N4. Mysteriously, I am familiar with level N2 ideograms, but if you play around there are N5 words and ideograms that I am not familiar with. Another major difficulty besides procrastination is that even if you devote yourself to studying, if you have nowhere to use the language, you will be late in the same way.

The first step I recommend is to use the Japanese language anytime every day, even to speak to people who have no idea what you are talking about. Now let's see what I usually do every day to learn Japanese since I can't even get a book and read it.

Postponement- act or effect of procrastination; postpone, delay, delay, waste time, stay awake, be distracted by random things. Social networks, Youtube, anime games and things that waste our time.

Writing for Suki Desu

I founded Suki Desu with the intention of learning Japanese as I would be required to research and study Japanese language content before writing it to the public. Generating content for the website is the best way to learn Japanese in my opinion, although I'll end up putting aside articles related to Nihongo.

Setting up the VIP member area and my Sensei Marcos courses is also a way for me to be forced to record content despite postponement. It seems that I am multitasking. Article writing serves as a motivator for me to learn as I think that doing this is not only helping myself (in many ways) but the readers as well.

When I write about Japanese or Japan, I have to search foreign websites in English and Japanese so that I can learn not only Japanese but English as well. Not to mention, Japanese language content is much larger when searching foreign websites. If you have difficulty studying and want to write content, you can send your drafts by posting them on our website and reading them all.

Jisho.org + Google Translate

This tool is part of my daily life where I always research the myriad meanings of words and ideograms so that I can find words that better fit what I want to say or use. I use jisho.org to parse, translate and correct the sentences that are usually wrong in google translate. Using the two tools together is one of the best ways to learn Japanese.

I usually take a sentence and play it on the google translate to get an idea of ​​the sentence. Then I choose word for word and keep playing Jisho Calmly analyze the true meaning and meaning of each word and ideogram.

I've already done an article and posted a video about this tool. Learning sentences using Jisho and other online (tangorin) dictionaries can be the most practical way to learn Japanese, both in grammar and vocabulary.

Using Anki and FlashCards

Anki is an indispensable tool for learning Japanese that unfortunately I can't use as often as I should. All the sentences and sentences that you study and sketch should be placed in a flash card tool like Anki.

For those unfamiliar with Anki, it is a repetition and memorization tool. Its aim is not to make you forget what you have studied. Anki was designed so that you remember something at the right time.

Some people use flash cards to learn new words, but I believe using these words is a mistake. You should study and paste into this tool all the sentences and words you are learning. Don't waste time downloading ready-made decks of advanced content that you've never seen before. This is not how you will learn.

Different forms of immersion in Japanese

Learning phrases and words is not enough to achieve an advanced level of Japanese. It is necessary to practice reading, listening, and even writing. For this reason, you should always listen to Japanese music, watch anime or movies, visit Japanese websites and chat with people on social media in Japanese even if you use Google translator.

The ideal is to have a way to productively immerse yourself in the Japanese language and just watch anime or listen to music. For example, I attend every meeting I attend weekly about my religion. I follow the Bible and Japanese publications even though I read slowly and don't understand half of what I read. Thanks to this method, I learned some words and ideograms that I did not know.

If you do something a lot, try to find a way to incorporate the Japanese language into it. Leave your computer, console, and cell phone in Japanese and try writing in Japanese when you're in college or school. Just try to find a way to integrate Japanese into your life in a productive and effective way.

Other tools for learning Japanese

Whether through social networks, WhatsApp groups, LINE and online games - there are many tools and methods for learning Japanese. In addition to the tools mentioned in this article, we have already written several articles with tips and other options that you can use while learning the Japanese language. Let's leave a list of articles below:

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