And, it finally did happen…I did NOT make my study goals yesterday. In fact, I was waaaaaaay off. I did get my kanji reviews done. I started to review the vocabulary and was about halfway through it when a computer snafu undid all of my work. Argh! And, I had unwisely left my studying until late that evening…so the end result was that I didn’t finish reviewing the vocabulary and I didn’t study any new vocabulary, and I also never got around to listening to an audio lesson.
In other words, I really didn’t study much Japanese at all yesterday.
And…the world did not end.
As of this morning, I have already listened to a couple of audio lessons, I have already reviewed the Kanji, I have already reviewed the vocabulary, and I have started on the new vocabulary.
Today, having an unexpected day off work, I am going to start taking a look at the Japanese Reader Collection: Volume 1 by Clay and Yumi Boutwell. It is children’s stories, I believe in simplified form, in Kanji with translations after the Kanji. Maybe I know enough Kanji and grammar by now to make some sense of it, but, then again, maybe not! It’s worth a look to find out, though.
So, daily consistency is IMPORTANT, but, missing a day now and then won’t kill you, won’t totally derail your studies and won’t cause the end of the world. Good to know.