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Learning the Japanese hiragana is much different than learning any other character set or alphabet. The brain is forced to think about the shapes and sounds much differently, and this can quickly overload our traditional memory. This course aims to overcome this challenge, but introducing a new form or memorization for the hiragana.
Master The Hiragana Quickly Using the Magnetic Memory Method
• Hiragana Specific Memory Palaces and Worksheets
• Principles of Location, Imagination, and Action
• Storing, Recalling, and Testing Memorized Hiragana shapes and sounds
Master The Hiragana in 1.5 Hours Or Less By Using Simple Memory Techniques
There are many benefits to knowing how to use memory techniques (mnemonics) as part of learning a language. You can quickly start sounding out words and often you can use the hiragana to sound out Japanese Kanji that you haven't learned yet. Having this ability means that you can travel in Japan with greater ease as you continue learning Japanese.
But mastering a completely different character set than your native alphabet can be time-consuming and difficult. That's why there are programs available to teach you how to train your mind to grasp new shapes and sounds. The Magnetic Memory Method, created by Dr. Anthony Metivier, makes learning a new language fun by using mnemonics, Memory Palaces, and other techniques for memorizing unusual characters like the hiragana.
Contents and Overview
This course contains over 15 lectures and 2 hours of content. It's designed for anyone, regardless of experience level, who wishes to improve their memory and learn the hiragana at the same time.
Students will learn the Magnetic Memory Method, and you'll understand what a Memory Palace is and how to build one. You'll then learn, using the principle of imagination, action, and Bridging Figures, how to populate your Memory Palaces with the hiragana you wish to master. And, finally, you'll learn how to test your recall of these characters and quiz yourself.
By the end of this course, you'll have valuable skills that will help you quickly memorize and use the hiragana in a way that can be applied to any foreign alphabet. This will happen for you regardless of how good your memory is when you start.
You'll know how to memorize the hiragana, and how to memorize the correct sound of each and everyone, including those with diacritical marks.
You'll also receive bonus materials that reinforce the concepts you've learned and give you new tricks to improve your memory. With these lessons, you'll find that you're able to read, speak, and write the hiragana in a short period of time.
Would You Like To Learn More?
But there's really no time to lose. Every day that you're not using the Magnetic Memory Method for Japanese, you're missing out on the pleasures of reading, writing, speaking and understanding the hiragana all by using the natural abilities of your perfect imagination. Scroll up and join this course today.
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|Section 1: Your Journey Towards Memorizing The Hiragana In 1.5 Hours Begins Right Here|
Read Me FirstPreview
In this lecture, you'll discover why memorizing hiragana is easy and learn about the structure of the course and how to apply this special technique to learning, memorizing and recalling the hiragana in 1.5 hours or less.
Your Turn: Why Do You Want To Learn Japanese?
In this lecture you'll learn how to create a Memory Journal and understand the basics of the Memory Palace. There's a simple formula I've got for you that you'll use throughout the course to rapidly place each character in your mind and be able to instantly recall how it sounds. You'll also be able to draw it out by hand.
Will your initial drawings be perfect?
Your Turn: Show Off Your Fancy New Memory Journal
|Section 2: Give The Hiragana A Place In Your Mind: Memory Palace Fundamentals|
In this lecture we go deep into Memory Palace creation. This key skill is super fun, easy to do and there are a lot of visual illustrations you can model. You just need to get out your Memory Journal and follow along!
Download The Magnetic Hiragana Worksheets
Your Turn: Show Off Your Amazing Memory Palaces!
|Section 3: How To Create Unforgettable Imagery That Makes You Instantly Recall The Hiragana|
As you're about to learn, using your imagination is the quickest path to learning, memorizing and recalling anything.
Here's the thing:
But that's simply not true!
Quite the opposite in fact. So tune into this video and you'll learn exactly how easy it is to use your imagination so that you can use information you already know to learn and memorize information you don't know.
Your Turn: Show Off The Craziest And Zaniest Images And Ideas That Come To Mind
|Section 4: Exercise! Use What You've Learned Thus Far To Memorize Some Japanese Geography|
Complete this simple exercise so you can see just how quick and easy it is to memorize facts about Japanese history and geography. You'll apply these same fun skills to memorizing the hiragana in 1.5 hours (or less).
Your Turn: How Did It Feel?
|Section 5: How To Link The Sound And Shape Of The Hiragana So They Leap To Mind Every Time|
It's critical to be able to look at the hiragana and know how they sound. You also need to be able to draw them out.
This lecture teaches you how to do both at the same time.
Your Turn: What Bridging Figure(s) Will You Use For The Japanese Hiragana?
|Section 6: Bringing It All Together: An Illustrated Walk Through A Hiragana Memory Palace|
This video walks you through an actual Memory Palace that has been used to memorize all of the Japanese hiragana. You'll see illustrations of the actual associative-imagery and Bridging Figures used to get the hiragana into long term memory in 1.5 hours.
|Section 7: Here's How To Deal With The Diacriticals With No Sweat And Almost Zero Effort|
How To Memorize The Diacritical Marks That Change the Sounds Of The Hiragana
Your Turn: Walk Us Through Your Memory Palace For The Hiragana
|Section 8: The Easiest, Fastest And Most Effective Way To Test Your Flawless Recall|
Memorizing the hiragana wouldn't be complete without making sure that you have them in your mind forever. This video shows you exactly how to properly conduct the test. And the best part is that this simple and fun process makes your memory even stronger while you use it.
Your Turn: How Did It Go? How Did It Feel? What Was Your Score?
|Section 9: Index Cards, Spaced-Repetition Software And How To Use Them The Right Way|
A lot of people aren't ready to give up index cards and spaced-repetition.
Here's the good news: You can use them in combination with the memory techniques you've learned in this course.
Ultimately, you still want to move past them, but if you are going to use index cards and any form of rote learning, please make sure you give this "hybrid" form a try before wasting any more time punishing your mind with unnecessary forms of repetition.
Your Turn: What Are Your Thoughts And Experiences With Rote Learning?
|Section 10: Three Ways To Use This Course To Memorize The Katakana|
People always want to know how to use the Magnetic Memory Method to learn, memorize and recall both the hiragana and the katakana.
Here's the good news: You can.
This video gives you three ways to approach the work and enjoy the wonderful outcome of knowing both character sets in record time.
|Section 11: Conclusion And Bonus #1: How To Memorize The Kanji Radicals Using Memory Palaces|
After memorizing the hiragana and katakana, the kanji are the obvious next step.
Or are they?
Some language learning experts and polyglots disagree with what you'll learn in this video, but I think it's great to memorize the Kanji Radicals. It's not a short cut, nor a magic bullet for being able to learn, memorize and recall full Kanji, but it is a good memory exercise and it will help you understand the Kanji better.
Give it a try, but use the technique with caution only as part of your Japanese learning experience.
|Section 12: Bonus #2: Do This, Get Results|
Why is this a "caution" bonus?
If you put the memorization schedule you'll learn in this bonus video into play, you'll experience memory improvement so profound, you'll wish you had known how to plan your days like this years ago.
|Section 13: Bonus #3: Magnetic Memory Method Memory Palace Power Pack|
|Lecture 25||42 pages|
Many people ask for sample Memory Palaces drawn out by real users of the Magnetic Memory Method. In this exclusive PDF, you get access to over 30.
|Section 14: Bonus #4: Next Steps On The Path To Perfect Memory|
Where To Go From Here
Anthony Metivier is the founder of the Magnetic Memory Method, a systematic, 21st Century approach to memorizing foreign language vocabulary, dreams, names, music, poetry in ways that are easy, elegant, effective and fun.
An author of over 10 bestselling books, Metivier holds a PhD in Humanities from York University, an MA in Media and Communications from the European Graduate School, and an MA and BA in English Literature from York University. He has created the Udemy courses How to Learn and Memorize the Vocabulary of any Language, How to Learn and Memorize Poetry, How to Memorize Names and Faces, and How to Remember Your Dreams.