What to learn after Kana?

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What to learn after Kana?

Postby Liverpoong » Tue May 12, 2020 6:56 pm

Hi. Im learning japanese and im about to finish Kana. I want to know how to procced, what i should do: a) Grammar; b) Kanji; c) Kanji grammar; d) Vocabulary.
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Re: What to learn after Kana?

Postby golyplot » Wed May 13, 2020 4:33 am

All of the above. Which one you focus on depends on your interests and which tools you like, but you'll have to study all of them eventually.

For kanji (and basic vocab) I'd highly recommend Wanikani.
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Re: What to learn after Kana?

Postby Gustav Aschenbach » Wed May 13, 2020 4:59 am

Khatzumoto says, kanji first, then kana, then all the rest.
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Re: What to learn after Kana?

Postby Arnaud » Wed May 13, 2020 4:59 am

As your native language is Spanish, you can try the videos of Kira Sensei, they are based on the Mina no Nihongo textbook.
Search for "Curso kizuna Kira sensei" in YouTube to find playlists with the videos in the right order.
There is also a website.
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Re: What to learn after Kana?

Postby 白田龍 » Wed May 13, 2020 9:51 am

Get a few good courses and learn whatever they give you.
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Re: What to learn after Kana?

Postby Kamlari » Wed May 13, 2020 1:14 pm

Some links:

Various learning materials
http://www.coscom.co.jp/j-index.html
Japanese Ammo with Misa
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBSyd8 ... IXfrwkPdbA
OJAD-Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
http://www.gavo.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ojad/
Search the collection of 42379 sentences, all with native audio
https://sentencesearch.neocities.org/

Audiobooks:
日根敏晶
https://www.youtube.com/user/kabosum/videos
西村俊彦の朗読
https://www.youtube.com/user/byoubyouleo/videos
Ted Hidaka
https://www.youtube.com/user/ted630888/videos
武葉槌(たけはづち)
https://audiobook-edo.com/
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Re: What to learn after Kana?

Postby devilyoudont » Wed May 13, 2020 4:37 pm

My suggestion is to take a week and investigate various frequently recommended courses/approaches, and then choose the one that best fits your learning style.

Text Books: Genki, Minna no nihongo
Audio Course: Pimsleur
Grammar references: Dictionary of Basic Japanese grammar, Tae Kim, Imabi
Kanji: Remembering the Kanji, Kodansha Kanji Learner's course, Wanikani
Apps: Anki, Memrise, Lingodeer
Immersion focused: Mass immersion approach, All Japanese All the time.

Most likely you will mix and match resources (for Example, pairing Genki with Remembering the Kanji and Anki). People have done it using any of the above. The one that will work for you is the one you can stick with without burning out.
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Re: What to learn after Kana?

Postby lavengro » Wed May 13, 2020 4:58 pm

I am very much still a beginner, but I would add and recommend the online version of Tae Kim's Guide to Japanese (http://www.guidetojapanese.org/learn/grammar) as well as Tofugu's fun Learn Japanese site (https://www.tofugu.com/learn-japanese/).
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Re: What to learn after Kana?

Postby Liverpoong » Wed May 13, 2020 5:11 pm

Thanks to everyone for your replies, they are extremely helpful. I'm going to go over my options and decide what to do next. Thanks again, and sorry for not tagging everyone, but this message goes to everyone.

Regards,
Liverpoong.
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Re: What to learn after Kana?

Postby Kamlari » Mon May 25, 2020 1:09 pm

It's just occurred to me that you might find this useful:
http://users.bestweb.net/~siom/martian_ ... c346179174
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