What is Japanese Complete?

Japanese Complete is a tool for learning Japanese effectively and efficiently, while retaining ability long-term. How did you come to start working on Japanese Complete? The team behind the site and software is composed of avid language learners and we were simply solving a problem we all had, namely that there was no full, effective,Continue reading “What is Japanese Complete?”

「見えない」and「見られない」 How are they similar, what do they mean?

「見えない」と「見られない」 The best way to see the difference between 見えない and 見られない is through examples: 微粒子は肉眼ではほとんど見えない。Minute particles are hardly visible to the naked eye. 彼は片目が見えない。He is blind in one eye. 肉眼ではほとんど見えない星もある。Some stars are hardly visible to the naked eye. ここじゃないと見えないんだ。I can only see it (the game) from here. 彼女は彼に涙を見られないようにした。She turned away so he could notContinue reading “「見えない」and「見られない」 How are they similar, what do they mean?”

What's Next? Developing Intuition

Developing Intuition about the Japanese Particles The following question was asked by BK2 I learnt all the vocab for Genki 1 & 2, what’s next? 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 thinkContinue reading “What's Next? Developing Intuition”