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Kanken London 2010

This year’s kanjikentei will be held on Sunday 31st of October at SOAS UCL London. They have a Google webform this year for candidates to request application forms. The deadline is the 28th September. You can sit more than one … Continue reading

26. August 2010 by ロバート
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More Heisig Musings

I never learn, so “once more unto the breach..” I am interested in how people learn and the problems of kanji and language in particular. The topic rises again and again on forums so I’ve been thinking a bit more … Continue reading

07. January 2010 by ロバート
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Heisig revisited

Having embarked on another kanji learning phase I looked again at Heisig to see if it could help me. Unfortunately not, I’m a traditionalist at heart. A traditionalist who doesn’t have the type of imagination and patience needed to invent … Continue reading

27. October 2008 by ロバート
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Adventures in Heisig • week 2

…in which I stray from the path Heisig isn’t really working for me straight from the book. So I’ve decided on my own Shiawase system. It takes longer. So it’s not the speed system that Heisig mk1 might be. What … Continue reading

17. February 2008 by ロバート
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Adventures in Heisig • day 3

…in which I persevere. But I wonder if it’s truly worth it. I find the kanji character can be memorised fairly quickly, and I can produce them when prompted by keyword. But what I’ve learnt is of no immediate use. … Continue reading

09. February 2008 by ロバート
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Heisig — Snake oil or Solution?

Remembering the Kanji 1 James W. Heisig. pub: University of Hawaii Press Heisig is the Marmite (or Natto) of Kanji learning. It’s mostly a love it or hate it affair. It also seems to have cultish tones with talk of … Continue reading

08. February 2008 by ロバート
Categories: 02 reading • 読む事, 03 writing • 書く事 | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

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