How To Self-Study Japanese

Learning Japanese is no easy feat. It requires dedication and hard work, especially if you have decided to self-study. If you are absolutely brand new to Japanese, here are some fast facts about the language to get you started: * Contains two alphabets: Hiragana and Katakana * Each alphabet has 46 phonetic characters (72 in [...]


About Lili Does Critical Languages: Blog for Self-Studiers

Frankly, there are a lot more people willing to learn French or Spanish than the languages you’ll find on the critical languages list provided by the CIA, FBI or the State Department. Why? Because those languages are among the hardest in the world for native English speakers to learn. Languages such as Japanese, Chinese, Korean, [...]