Study binging is my thing. I have a Spring break coming up and I want to have a Japanese language boot camp.
I really like immersion and doing all Japanese all the time (although I’ve been kind of lazy recently)
How would you do a intense language bootcamp? Got any recommendations?
I would definitely set aside a certain amount of time per day for some not-so-fun studying, e.g. things like working through a textbook or JLPT prep book, or working on difficult kanji/vocab. At least for me immersion is much easier to work into my usual routine since it’s more fun than serious studying. This is why I like to use free periods like yours for things like grammar studies, since I’ll still have time for fun immersion afterwards
For more immersion suggestions, the idea of using that time to play through a video game in Japanese sounds fun to me, but I guess that’s a matter of personal taste
I wish I could join you since a Japanese bootcamp sounds kinda cool but our spring breaks don’t seem to align
My Japanese teacher does something called ‘Japanese coaching’ where you set an objective for the week and the teacher provides you with corresponding exercises for each day of the week. You do the exercises on your own, send them to your teacher at the end of each day and they correct them/give you feedback within 24 hours. It’s too intense for me at the moment, but it would seem like a good way to do some binge studying if you’re into having some structure and want to see you what you’ve achieved at the end. Good luck, have fun!
This sounds like a great idea. Usually when I am studying I will cycle a bunch of activities 30 mins at a time. For example I will read for 30 mins, write for 30, then watch an anime with 0 subs for listening practice; maybe sneak some vocab in the middle and repeat. If I had a group I would probably mix in some learning games too.
Idk if I would be able to sync up with your schedule but I am definitely interested in something like this.
I interupt you to share this video:
Just got to my grammar boring portion of my studying.
I forgot all of my formal Japanese so this video seems like a good review even though it is explained in English.