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Over time some topics have been discussed so many times that older forum members tend to assume that it is common knowledge what a word or acronym refers to.
- Anki: a spaced repetition system (SRS)
- Cloze deletion: See also Cloze test
- Extensive reading 
- Heisig method: the memory technique taught in the Remembering the Kanji 1
- i+1, i+2, i+N, etc.: Stands for “input plus one”; originally referred to comprehensible input, from Stephen Krashen's input hypothesis. Often used in relation to the minimum information principle.
- IKnow: old name for smart.fm. A platform for online learning of any subject
- Incremental Reading 
- Kanji Chain Method: a memory technique for learning on-readings of kanji
- Kanji Town Method: a memory technique for learning on-readings of kanji. An adaption of the memory palace technique (based on the method of loci)
- Lang-8: a website for learning and writing foreign languages
- Listening-Reading 
- Movie Method: a variation of the kanji town method using movies instead of locations
- o+1: “Output plus one”; refers to comprehensible output, from Merrill Swain's output hypothesis.
- RTK Lite: the reduced list of RTK. Only contains the one thousand most common kanji
- Shadowing 
- Smart.fm: a platform for online learning of any subject
- Subs2SRS: a utility that creates import files for Anki from video files
- Tae Kim: Tae Kim's Japanese Guide to Japanese Grammar
- Timeboxing: A time management technique.
- AAP: All About Particles 
- AJATT: All Japanese All the Time 
- BJT: Business Japanese Proficiency Test (ビジネス日本語能力テスト) 
- C2k, C6k - Refers to the Core 2000 and Core 6000 sentences from iKnow/smart.fm, approximately 6000 total sentences with native audio and translations that have been made into shared Anki decks.
- DOJG: Also DOBJG, DOIJG, DOAJG. Refers to the 3 volumes (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced) of the Dictionary of Japanese Grammar series, by Makino & Tsutsui.
- EJV: Essential Japanese Verbs 
- JBiz: Alternate name for BJT
- JMW: Japanese the Manga Way
- JLPT: Japanese Language Proficiency Test (日本語能力試験) 
- JSPfEC: Japanese Sentence Patterns for Effective Communication
- KanKen: Japanese Kanji Aptitude Test (日本漢字能力検定試験) 
- KiC: Kanji in Context 
- KM: Kanzen Master 
- KO2001: Kanji Odyssey 2001 
- L1, L2, etc.: Used to refer to a learner's first, or native language(s), and their second, or target language (e.g. L1 = English, L2 = Japanese, for a native English speaker learning Japanese).
- RevTK: Reviewing the Kanji 
- RTH: Remembering the Hanzi
- RTK: Remembering the Kanji
- RTK1: Remembering the Kanji 1: A Complete Course on How Not to Forget the Meaning and Writing of Japanese Characters
- RTK2: Remembering the Kanji 2: A Systematic Guide to Reading Japanese Characters
- RTK3: Remembering the Kanji 3: Writing and Reading Japanese Characters for Upper-Level Proficiency
- SRS: Spaced Repetition System/Software 
- TTS: Text-to-speech
- UBJG: Understanding Basic Japanese Grammar