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  • What are your best study tips for learning Kanji fast?

    Posted by Andre on June 12, 2023 at 5:41 am

    I’ve only learnt 50 kanji in a month. What are some tips to help me study faster?

    Mei Ling replied 1 year ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • Mei Ling

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    June 12, 2023 at 6:26 am

    Hi Andre,

    Learning Kanji can indeed be challenging but there are ways to make it more efficient. One key approach is to learn the radicals, which are the smaller components that make up Kanji characters. Understanding these can help you recognize patterns and remember characters more easily. Try using Spaced Repetition Systems (SRS) like Anki which can help to improve your memory through regular, timed repetitions. You might also find mnemonic techniques helpful, which involve creating a story or an image in your mind related to the Kanji’s meaning. Practice writing Kanji, as it can reinforce your memory. And lastly, try to read a lot in Japanese – context can often help you remember the characters. Remember, consistent practice is the key to mastering Kanji. Good luck!

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