今日の漢字 Kanji of the day

今日の漢字 Kanji of the day

I'm blogging daily on Japaneur now since my son and I started a new thing last week:  今日の漢字。"kyou no kanji" 

We pick one kanji each day to focus on and learn.  My son's 6, so this is a great time for him to really get into kanji in a fun way.  It's great for me as well, since I just committed myself to getting JLPT certified, starting with the basics and going all the way.

Want to come along for the ride?  I have a degree in Japanese language and literature and, at one point, I had about 2100 kanji committed to memory, reading and writing. Kanji is the key to everything in Japanese, and most non-Japanese find it the most "overwhelming" part of the language.  It's not. It's just a bunch of pictures.  If you can recognize a circle from a square, you can learn kanji. And if you get some kanji under your belt, your Japanese learning will hyper-accelerate.

Sooooooo...... come join us, or tell a friend who's interested in learning Japanese.  It'll be a blast.

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