How should I practice using grammar learned from a textbook?

Yeah, I’m aware that textbooks such as Minna no Nihongo and Genki offer several exercises each time you complete a lesson. But I was just wondering if there was any way I could practice the grammar I have learned via some other tool, like maybe an online resource, or something? - Just to help reinforce what I’ve learned and keep it into memory, taking what I learned from my textbook (in this case Minna no Nihongo Shokyuu 1) as a reference, I guess.

Thank you ^^
I should also mention this is my first time posting on this forum so I’m sorry if this question has already been asked or something…


Well first of all by doing the exercises. Otherwise there are apps like HiNative where you can create your own sentences and have native speakers correct them.

Also right now I believe that becoming proficicent is more a matter of constant exposure to a certain grammatical structure rather than creating on your own (but that is just a hypothesis).


Immersion is the best method to really help grammar stick, so I would recommend starting with graded readers and looking at the book clubs here for something you might enjoy. The sooner you can start immersing yourself the better.

Bunpro is a grammar SRS system that’s good for extra practice. It also includes various paths so it can follow along with the textbook you’re using. It doesn’t really teach the grammar very well so explanations from another source are recommended.


This: Genki Exercises - 2nd Edition | Genki Study Resources


You have Bunpro which I use it but I think the most useful exercises are the open ended questions in the Genki workbook. When I have to state my opinion or describe part of my own life using some grammar point— the grammar really sticks. Of course, the since these are open ended questions, you need to get someone to grade/correct them for you later.

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Thank you everyone so far, I’ll definitely check out Bunpro and see how it is. Unfortunately, I’ve been using Minna no Nihongo rather than Genki, but I think the former is still a great resource regardless. I was just looking for ways to further use the grammar I have learned.

I’m sure immersion is really important, and I think once I cover a few more lessons in my book I’ll start reading and taking in more of the language and see how that goes…

Thank you everyone, again. ^^


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