Extended "pitch accent" series by Dogen

Hi all,

In the past, we had some heated argument on LingQ about the (ir)relevance of “pitch accent” in Japanese.

Here´s some new background info by Dogen, who has specialized on this subject:

“You’re actually going to be really surprised—once you can hear pitch, you’ll notice how bad your pitch is” (Dogen)

See also MattvsJapan´s video on why learners of Japanese can´t hear pitch accent and what they can do about it: