Japanese in 14 Weeks with Scientific Memorization Method
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Japanese in 14 Weeks with Scientific Memorization Method

In 14 weeks, you will be able to speak Japanese!
4.5 (110 ratings)
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2,712 students enrolled
Created by Steve Tanaka
Last updated 7/2016
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Includes:
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Adapt a very scientific memorization method, so once you learn it, it will be stored in your long-term memory.
  • Students who complete this course will be able to live or travel in Japan by speaking Japanese.
  • The lessons will teach the students Japanese phrases that are very pragmatic in ordinary life, therefore, will not be centered on grammar.
  • The program will teach 300 words and phrases that are necessary in daily life within 14 weeks.
  • You will master questions, statements, present and past tense
  • You will feel more confident about speaking Japanese.
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Requirements
  • No Japanese knowledge required - this works for all learners from beginner
  • Notebook
Description

こんにちは!

Japanese is EASY! Please do not think that Japanese is difficult. 

Learning Japanese and becoming a confident communicator in Japanese will open up so many new opportunities. However, it seems as many people are afraid to learn Japanese. 

The target of this course is for the students to learn 200 - 300 phrases and vocabulary terms which are commonly used in ordinary life in a period of 14 weeks (less than 100 days). 

You might be wondering "Is it possible?"----- for now.

My answer is that it is absolutely possible. All you will need is the Modern Scientific Memorization Method for speaking Japanese. I promise that you will be able to speak Japanese with this memorization approach.

This memorization method is simple, and easy to apply your study. Moreover, you do not prepare additional  tools or materials for following the method. You will watch friendly videos from online tutor Steve, helping you eliminate fear and embarrassment.

My course is designed to effectively teach you each lesson with the following methods and examples;

1) Basic conversational phrases 

2) To build vocabulary

3) To learn more words by supplemental material, and a quiz is available in each lesson. 

4) Examples of actual practical uses of the phrases learned in the previous lessons 

This course very much focuses on phrases and vocabularies that appear in everyday life in Japan.

After this course, you will be able to speak Japanese with more ease and feel more comfortable with the language! You will understand the Japanese culture even more!

Learning Japanese is たのしい!

I will look forward to seeing you in the course.

Who is the target audience?
  • New learners
  • People that are interested in Japanese
  • People who want to learn the basics of Japanese instantly
  • People who are preparing a trip to Japan
  • People who are moving to or currently living in Japan
  • Building new relationships
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Curriculum For This Course
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Week 0 Introduction and Course Instructions
3 Lectures 25:27

Week 0: "In 14 Weeks, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO SPEAK JAPANESE"

Students will be introduced to the course and to what the "Scientific Memorization Method" is.

Preview 08:49

"Japanese is an Easy Language"

Students will find 5 reasons why I say Japanese is Easy.

Preview 09:14

Students will learn course contents and how to apply the Scientific Memorization Method to his or her study. 

Preview 07:24
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Week 1
4 Lectures 13:09

Syllabus for Week 1

Week 1 : Guidance
00:27

Phrases related to greetings such as How are you?

Preview 01:43

Words related to Family members such as Mom, Dad, etc...

Week 1: Vocabulary Building - Family Member
02:44

Numbers from 0 to 100.

Week 1: Supplement -Numbers
08:15

Quiz for Week 1 - Let's try to trigger your memory!
20 questions
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Week 2
4 Lectures 13:47

Syllabus for Week 2

Week 2 : Guidance
00:27

Phrases related to greeting such as Thank you.

Week 2 : Phrase - Basic Conversation II
02:51

Words related to Things such as Desk, Book, and etc.

Week 2 : Vocabulary Building - Things I
02:13

Demonstrative Pronoun such as kore, sore, and more.

Week 2 : Supplement - kosoado/Demonstrative Pronoun
08:16

Quiz for Week 2 - Let's try to trigger your memory!
30 questions
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Week 3
4 Lectures 15:29

Syllabus for Week 3

Week 3 : Guidance
00:25

Phrases: How to introduce your self such as My name is Steve. After this lesson, you will be able to introduce your self in Japanese. 

Week 3 : Phrases - How to Introduce Yourself
04:52

Words related to People such as Teacher, Student, and etc.

Week 3 : Vocabulary Building - People
03:18

Personal Pronouns such as I, My, Me, and etc.

Week 3 : Supplement - Personal Pronouns
06:54

Quiz for Week 3 - Let's try to trigger your memory!
30 questions
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Week 4
4 Lectures 18:35

Syllabus for Week 4

Week 4 : Guidance
00:27

Phrases and Vocabularies that needed for emergency situation such as Help me!

Preview 04:46

Words related to Things such as Human, Animal, etc.

Week 4 : Vocabulary Building - Things II
03:19

Japanese verbs are classified into 3 categories:ru verb, u verb and kuru/suru verb.

In this lesson, student will learn basic verbs from ru verb such as To eat, To run, etc., and kuru/suru verb such as To do and To come.

Week 4 : Supplement - Basic Verbs (1)
10:03

Quiz for Week 4 - Let's try to trigger your memory!
30 questions
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Week 5
4 Lectures 21:12

Syllabus for Week 5

Week 5 : Guidance
00:27

Phrases and Vocabularies related to Eating such as I am hungry.

Week 5 : Phrase - Eating
05:09

Words related to Place such as School, Station, and etc.

Week 5 : Vocabulary Building : Place I
02:52

Japanese verbs are classified into 3 categories:ru verb, u verb and kuru/suru verb.

In this lesson, students will learn basic u verbs such as to love, to buy, and etc.

Week 5 : Supplement - Basic Verbs (2)
12:44

Quiz for Week 5 - Let's try to trigger your memory!
30 questions
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Week 6
4 Lectures 14:58

Syllabus for Week 6

Week 6 : Guidance
00:27

Students will learn how to use Desu and Masu (Copula and Verb suffix) in phrases. 

Preview 07:20

Words related to Place such as Sea, Mountain, and etc.

Week 6 : Vocabulary Building - Place II
01:45

Students will learn how to count Seconds, Minutes, and Hours, and telling the time such as What is it now?

Week 6 : Supplement - Telling Time and Counting
05:26

Quiz for Week 6 - Let's try to trigger your memory!
30 questions
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Week 7
4 Lectures 22:44

Syllabus for Week 7

Week 7 : Guidance
00:27

Students will learn Interrogative Sentences such as What is this?

Week 7 : Phrase - Interrogative Sentence
12:53

Words related to Event such as Festivals, Seasons, etc.

Week 7 : Vocabulary Building - Events
01:19

Name of the month, days of the week, and days of the month such as January, Monday, January 1st, and today etc.

Week 7 : Supplement - Days and Months
08:05

Quiz for Week 7 - Let's try to trigger your memory!
30 questions
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Week 8
4 Lectures 19:46
Week 8 : Guidance
00:27

Students will learn Negation Sentences such as I do not eat.

Week 8 : Phrase - Negation Sentence
06:28

Words related to Direction such as Right, Up, North, and etc.

Week 8 : Vocabulary Building - Direction
01:35

All adjectives in Japanese fall under two categories: i - adjective and na - adjective.

In this lesson, students will learn basic i - adjectives such as Big, Small, Cute, and etc.

Week 8 : Supplement - Adjective I
11:16

Quiz for Week 8 - Let's try to trigger your memory!
30 questions
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Week 9
4 Lectures 13:47

Syllabus for Week 9

Week 9 : Guidance
00:26

All adjectives in Japanese fall under two categories: i-adjective and na-adjective.

In this lesson, students will learn phrases using na-adjectives such as Nice, Famous, etc.

Week 9 : Phrase - Adjective II
06:31

Words related Body Parts such as Hand, Foot, etc.

Week 9 : Vocabulary Building - Body Parts
01:18

Japanese kanji is the pictograph of actual objects.

Students will find how the object developed into Kanji with illustrations. It's fun to just see them!

Week 9 : Supplement - Easy Kanji
05:32

Quiz for Week 9 - Let's try to trigger your memory!
20 questions
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About the Instructor
Steve Tanaka
4.5 Average rating
109 Reviews
2,712 Students
1 Course
Interpreter and Translator, Financial specialist

He grew up in Japan, and graduated from two universities; Keio University in Japan and University of California San Diego in the United States. 

For the past of 25 years, he had worked for a major global financial institutions in the United States, and he had responsible for customers in Asian regions, especially Japan. 

For the last 5 years, he has stayed in Japan, and established own finance company. He is also working as a professional translator while running his finance company. His biggest market is the United States, and has been dedicated to creating a bridge between the United States and Japan.

From his career, he has developed excellent communication skills in both Japanese and English, and he is recognized as the best person for understanding what the difficulty is in speaking Japanese for non native Japanese speakers.

Steve would like to introduce "Japanese language is fun" to the world.