... such as textbooks or even modern audio courses? If you do, it's never too late to switch to something more effective and enjoyable.
While audio is a decent method to study language, not all audio lessons are created equal. So what's wrong with traditional language schools, most audio lessons, podcasts and textbooks?
Hiro Tashiro - translator; a native japanese speaker and the author of the audio course.
Alex Maslakov - programmer; built the website and responsible for programming stuff and marketing.
Yes, Hiro is.
Yes, within 2 weeks, if you feel like you've leaned zero Japanese.
Basically, listen to the course. Listen, listen and listen. The longer and more often, the better. Recommended minimum:
2 times per day over the course of a week or two.
Also, answer the questions you're asked, whether it be mentally or out-loud. The latter is better.
At the moment one.