Master the Essentials of Japanese


Japanese Complete is a radical new way to teach Japanese grammar.
By starting with the grammatical particles and retaining English nouns and verbs, you begin to think like a Japanese person before you start memorizing labels.


Learn how to Anticipate Language Formations

Japanese Complete has many practical language learning tips


Grammar Situation

"Particles First"

Learn how to arrange a Japanese sentence. We will teach you the grammatical particles first, to show you how to begin thinking and processing information in a Japanese way.

By learning specific hiragana characters first, your eyes and brain will be able to hyper-differentiate the most frequently used characters. Japanese Complete is a teaching paradigm designed around language frequency in the wild. "Particles first"


Language Anticipation™

With the Language Anticipation™ lessons provided in Japanese Complete, learners will quickly form a proper recipience-mind for different language situations.

By practicing language anticipation through drills and through personal exercises, one quickly progresses along the path to fluency.

Japanese Complete comes with comprehensive theory to help you understand the nuance and subtleties of each Particle and Beyond.


Learn to Think in Japanese

"Thought Forming"

Japanese Complete focuses not only on impression, but expression as well.

By learning to orient your mind around the landscape of a Japanese sentence-scene-concept, you'll gain a quick mastery of communication.


Japanese Complete: Overview

Japanese Complete is a 'Particles First' language teaching approach to bring people to Japanese fluency swiftly. Using a blend of frequency-analysis and years of language teaching and learning, Japanese Complete provides a comprehensive way to acquire language ability for reading, writing, speaking, and thought-forming in Japanese.

Get the book with supplemental materials and go from zero to conversational fluency in one year.


Pitch, Tempo, Rhythm, Cadence

Japanese has a particular sing-songiness about it. Japanese Complete will teach you how to listen for rising and falling intonation, to help you nail the native song as swiftly as possible.


Japanese Thought Forming

In order to appreciate the aesthetics and beauty of the Japanese culture and language, a sound understanding of the particles and grammar situation is vital. Additionally, being able to anticipate language forms will truly fast-track one to fluency. With these two approaches combined, Japanese Complete offers a concise breakdown of forming thoughts and sentences in a Japanese way.

Sure, you can be a parrot, but can you think in Japanese?


Beautiful Mnemonic Kanji Lessons

"Creative Memory"

Learn Kanji like never before, with detailed mnemonic help so you can learn what all the Kanji characters mean along the way!

We strip away the difficulty with a comprehensible system of introduction and Creative Memory

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Particle Understanding

Sure, kanji and vocab are important, but you need to have a really solid understanding of the particles (grammar particles / じょし = 助詞 ) How come? In order to think like a Japanese person you must master the segmentation of concepts and the bends in the river of a conversation.

Joshi (grammar particles) are different than prepositions in English. You've probably noticed that you say 「東京に行きます。」but if we were to remove all the Japanese words and leave the indivisible smallest grammatical unit in the sentence (the particle に = ni) then we have Tokyo に go.


Particles: Hardcore

Generally, every single sentence in Japanese, unless surrounded by abundant contextual phrases or other speakers' words and sentences, will require some set of the word+particle blocks and a sentence-final verb like so:

verb。


The order can be totally mixed up:

verb。

And the meaning will stay intact 100% because the particles [and verb] are what gives japanese grammar it's scaffolding, not the phrase order.


Anticipatory Language Training

Since every Japanese sentence needs a verb at the end, you're always waiting on that sentence-final verb to tell if you the sentence is true or false, if the ball got kicked or popped, if it was delicious or not delicious at all, etc.

Thus, Anticipatory training is really important. What is anticipatory training? When I say in English "I've been holding this basket for..."

You can "autocomplete" it with such phrases as: for a long time, for a friend, for 2 minutes, for no reason whatsoever.

You can see that you can already anticipate a lot of what might come: maybe a time-duration or maybe a reason (or lack of one) like doing it for a buddy.


Particle Intuition: は

In the same way, when you hear

You must train yourself to think


"With regards to
"

"In the general orbit of
"


"Regarding
(with some vagueness)"

Now this particle will slowly become more and more automatic for you (wa [topic particle]).


Particle Intuition: で

Same for things like

(de)
the setting particle.


Cafe で Book を read.



In English this reads beginning with "At the cafe..."

or "With the Cafe as my primary location..."

Cafe で ...

Cafe で ...


"With the
as the primary location ..."


Japanese speakers can anticipate the same context. This gives you something to aim for. Once you make your understanding of particles and particles + sentence-final-verb automatic, you will be crafting your own Japanese sentences with ease.


Japanese Complete: Basic Lay of the Landscape

Hyper-recognition of certain Hiragana

The shape of a Japanese sentence

(Word+Particle and Phrase+Particle chunks Before the Sentence-final Verb.)




Kanji 漢字 and 777

Did you know that with 777 carefully selected kanji you can have over 90% coverage for kanji that appear in the wild?

Kanji are characters that were adopted from mainland Asia over hundreds of years. These glyphs have become part of the Japanese language and verbs.

If you really want to be native-level Japanese, kanji are essential.

But why learn 2400 random characters when you can prioritize with intelligence and have 90% coverage with a measly 800?

Japanese Complete will guide you, showing you which characters to learn, how to master their stroke order, and how to remember their meanings with mnemonic breakdowns of components and clever mnemonic devices.


Frequency Aligned

Verbs, Kanji

Take solace in the fact that Japanese Complete has arranged the kanji and the verbs based on a frequency analysis of the Japanese corpus. Now your learning will truly take off, knowing that everything you absorb will be ubiquitous and likely useful.


Kanji and Verbs, together

Be introduced to characters as concept-scenes and as verbs.

構え
structure; posture; readiness


構わない
"na, I don't mind."



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