“Sorry, foreigners are hairy sometimes.” And, like that, I’ve learned the Thai word for hairy: Puy. If, as a language learner, I take each daily chat with each person I encounter as a chance to learn one new word, the lessons add up fast.
Glossika is a spaced repetition program designed to help the user achieve fluency through audio reps. A rep is similar to what you would do in a gym… only that it’s pertaining to language learning muscle. The idea is to repeat and mimic the native speaker so often that eventually you achieve “fluency”.
There are a plethora of resources to learn Japanese, see what works best for you.