Welcome to the “Listen Every Single Day” Challenge, Spring 2023 edition!
A little history: Last summer, @KJules had the awesome idea to start a Listen Every Day Challenge, where we challenged ourselves to listen to something in Japanese every day. This was inspired by the also awesome Read Every Day Challenge, which has been going on continuously since 2021 with great success.
If you missed the previous Listen Every Day Challenges, feel free to jump in on this one - we would love to have more people join in the fun! Whether you’re an expert at listening or just starting out, everyone is welcome to participate.
So what is it? This is a place to set your own goals for listening, and to share what you’re listening to with all of the rest of us! This will be a positive, encouraging space to share and get advice from each other, or just to keep a study log for yourself. Make it into something that works for you!
Whether you are an expert or just starting out, everyone is welcome to participate in this challenge! To quote @KJUles quoting @windupbird quoting @Redglare ( ):
This is a thread for people who:
want to spend time more time listening
want to improve their comprehension
want to hold themselves accountable and have a place to document their progress
simply want to join in on the challenge!
Time frame: April 1 - May 31
This is the “official” recommended time frame, but late starters are absolutely welcome! This thread will be up and running until the end of June, so you can start and finish your personal challenge at any point during that time, and shorten or lengthen the challenge to the time period that works best for you.
Your listening materials can be whatever you want, anime, podcasts, youtube videos, audiobooks, TV, JLPT listening quizzes - you name it, anything goes as long as it is something in Japanese . “Listening” can be interpreted creatively, if that helps keep you motivated!
- Yes, but I might start late
- Not sure
Archive of past challenge threads
🔉 🎙 Listen Every Day Challenge (Summer Edition) 🏖
🔊 🎙 Listen Every Day Challenge - Fall 2022 🍁
🔊 🎙 Listen Every Day Challenge - Winter 2023 ❄ 🧤
Threads worth checking out:
What do you listen to for Japanese practice?
Extensive Listening Challenge 2022
The community worked together to compile a list of the resources they like here. Please check it out if you’re looking for advice, and add to it if you have something you think others would like!
Calendar template if you'd like to use one.
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