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Or sounding Japanese when you speak

So you want to improve your spoken Japanese? Fine. But first we need to clear two things up.

There's a difference between what you say and how you say it.

When people find themselves stuck speaking Japanese, the first thing they think is, "I can't speak Japanese." Maybe. But maybe it was just because you didn't have anything to say.

This section will explain the peculiarities of Japanese pronunciation and give you tips on sounding more like a native speaker.

It will not, however, help you with what to say.

You are not a bad person if you have a accent when you speak Japanese.

This is news to some people, I know. But there are more important things to worry about than sounding like a samurai when you speak. Seriously.  

Like thinking about what you want to say.