Matt is creating useful content to help people learn languages
81

patrons

$177
per month
Hi there, my name is Matthew Hawkins. I am an undergraduate software engineer from the UK. I acquired “fluent” Japanese in 18 months while studying Software Engineering full-time at University.

I started learning Japanese around June of 2015 but I knew nothing about language learning at the time and was unsure as to how to go about this mammoth of a task. 

After spending about a month researching the different aspects of the Japanese language, and language learning in general, I stumbled across a blog known as  All Japanese All The Time (or AJATT). Using the philosophies of AJATT I ended up reaching "fluency" in 18 months, without stepping foot in JapanHere's a video of me speaking Japanese. I am by no means perfect, or anywhere close to a native level speaker, but I'm continuing to use AJATT as a base along with everything else I've learned to constantly improve my Japanese to a higher level of fluency while also sharing what I learn with you guys along the way.

Since I started learning I've been tracking my progress and creating content on YouTube and on my website: https://www.britvsjapan.com/ to help others learn languages faster and in a more enjoyable manner.

I've noticed that a lot of other content on the internet isn't that good at getting people to fluency and I want to change that. I want to create useful blog posts to help people learn languages and use what I know about search engine optimization to spread this content to a wider audience so that more people can actually learn how to learn languages.

My goal is to turn my website into a resource that has everything one needs to go from knowing nothing to knowing everything they need to do to reach “fluency” in the quickest time that is reasonably possible by sharing everything I know so far.

If you want to help me make a difference to the language learning community, and in turn help people to learn languages, then feel free to support me. The more support I get, the more time and effort I can put into exclusive content here on Patreon as well as posts on my blog and videos on my YouTube channel. 

I also want to take this opportunity to say thank you to all of you who have already donated on my website. Your support has allowed me to keep the site up in times of hardship and allows me to create more content.

心の底から感謝しています。

Together, let's make a difference to the language learning community! :)
Tiers
Early Access to Content
$1 or more per month 53 patrons
Get early access to blog posts, YouTube videos and other useful resources.


+ Access to all my Anki Decks, Including Subs2SRS decks.

Japanese Progress and Life Updates
$3 or more per month 3 patrons
At least once a month I will create a video or a blog post related to my current Japanese progress and life updates. This will include stuff like my current study setup, thoughts on language learning, Anki stats, me speaking Japanese, overcoming the struggles of learning Japanese etc.


Plus previous rewards

Bonus Content
$5 or more per month 26 patrons
At least once a month I will create a video or a blog post related to language learning, or AJATT, exclusively for my Patreons. This could be anything from my current thoughts on certain aspects of language learning to tips and tricks that you can implement to help you out on your language learning journey.


 Plus previous rewards 

Shoutouts in Videos and Blog Posts
$15 or more per month 1 patron
I will show my love for you by personally thanking you in every video and blog post I make that gets uploaded to my YouTube channel or website. If you wish, I will include links to your social media in video descriptions or at the bottom of my blog posts and these will stay there even if you decide to stop supporting me in the future.


 Plus previous rewards 

I will send you my used media
$30 or more per month 0 of 1 patrons
I have plenty of Japanese books that I have read that just end up lying around doing nothing. If you sign up to this tier then I will send you 1 random Japanese book or manga, that I've read, per month.


 Plus previous rewards 

Goals
$177 of $500 per month
I'll put in even more time into creating useful content and blog posts. I also want to work on a fully fledged guide or course for people learning with AJATT and similar methods. If I reach this goal then I will go about creating this for my patreons.
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Hi there, my name is Matthew Hawkins. I am an undergraduate software engineer from the UK. I acquired “fluent” Japanese in 18 months while studying Software Engineering full-time at University.

I started learning Japanese around June of 2015 but I knew nothing about language learning at the time and was unsure as to how to go about this mammoth of a task. 

After spending about a month researching the different aspects of the Japanese language, and language learning in general, I stumbled across a blog known as  All Japanese All The Time (or AJATT). Using the philosophies of AJATT I ended up reaching "fluency" in 18 months, without stepping foot in JapanHere's a video of me speaking Japanese. I am by no means perfect, or anywhere close to a native level speaker, but I'm continuing to use AJATT as a base along with everything else I've learned to constantly improve my Japanese to a higher level of fluency while also sharing what I learn with you guys along the way.

Since I started learning I've been tracking my progress and creating content on YouTube and on my website: https://www.britvsjapan.com/ to help others learn languages faster and in a more enjoyable manner.

I've noticed that a lot of other content on the internet isn't that good at getting people to fluency and I want to change that. I want to create useful blog posts to help people learn languages and use what I know about search engine optimization to spread this content to a wider audience so that more people can actually learn how to learn languages.

My goal is to turn my website into a resource that has everything one needs to go from knowing nothing to knowing everything they need to do to reach “fluency” in the quickest time that is reasonably possible by sharing everything I know so far.

If you want to help me make a difference to the language learning community, and in turn help people to learn languages, then feel free to support me. The more support I get, the more time and effort I can put into exclusive content here on Patreon as well as posts on my blog and videos on my YouTube channel. 

I also want to take this opportunity to say thank you to all of you who have already donated on my website. Your support has allowed me to keep the site up in times of hardship and allows me to create more content.

心の底から感謝しています。

Together, let's make a difference to the language learning community! :)

Recent posts by Matt

Tiers
Early Access to Content
$1 or more per month 53 patrons
Get early access to blog posts, YouTube videos and other useful resources.


+ Access to all my Anki Decks, Including Subs2SRS decks.

Japanese Progress and Life Updates
$3 or more per month 3 patrons
At least once a month I will create a video or a blog post related to my current Japanese progress and life updates. This will include stuff like my current study setup, thoughts on language learning, Anki stats, me speaking Japanese, overcoming the struggles of learning Japanese etc.


Plus previous rewards

Bonus Content
$5 or more per month 26 patrons
At least once a month I will create a video or a blog post related to language learning, or AJATT, exclusively for my Patreons. This could be anything from my current thoughts on certain aspects of language learning to tips and tricks that you can implement to help you out on your language learning journey.


 Plus previous rewards 

Shoutouts in Videos and Blog Posts
$15 or more per month 1 patron
I will show my love for you by personally thanking you in every video and blog post I make that gets uploaded to my YouTube channel or website. If you wish, I will include links to your social media in video descriptions or at the bottom of my blog posts and these will stay there even if you decide to stop supporting me in the future.


 Plus previous rewards 

I will send you my used media
$30 or more per month 0 of 1 patrons
I have plenty of Japanese books that I have read that just end up lying around doing nothing. If you sign up to this tier then I will send you 1 random Japanese book or manga, that I've read, per month.


 Plus previous rewards