I wrote another article for the Business in Japan Blog!

How to Fit Japanese Studies Into Your Busy Life


The article looks at analyzing your time and priorities. How can you find the time in the day to study Japanese? Then once you’ve found that time, what’s the best thing to do?

  • What is getting in your way?
  • 1 hour a week is NOT effective.
  • Finding the time to study.
  • Take advantage of apps.
  • Label your house and office.
  • Shower or walk thoughts in Japanese.
  • Ask others for help and talk with natives.


How to fit Japanese Studies Into Your Busy Life

I admit it’s not going to be easy and a lot of self-discipline is involved. But it is possible to find those 5-20 minutes a few times a day and study.

The advice in this article can easily be done a few times in a day. A mixture of different learning methods also keeps things interesting and fun.

“Traditional” study methods (i.e textbooks, teachers etc.) are a good way to supplement your learning and give it a boost. But I don’t think it’s the only way to learn, and with modern technology it’s so easy to study on the go!


What apps do you like for learning/practicing Japanese?

What methods do you use when you’re busy?

Fit Japanese Studies Into Your Busy Life

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How to Fit Japanese Studies Into Your Busy Life
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