Our beginner lessons will begin to teach the basics of Japanese grammar. You will learn the third writing system used, Kanji .You will learn and write the most common Kanji used. You will continue to build your Japanese vocabulary. By the end, you will be able to read simple Japanese text.
Learn how to provide shortened answers with そうです and stay in the conversation with そうですか.Read Lesson
Practice the phrases and vocab from the lesson, Is That So?
John arrives at school and meets one of the teachers.Read Lesson
Practice the vocabulary and situations presented in ジョンさん Arrives at School.
Test your knowledge of how to use the ～は～です pattern with nouns, い adjectives, and な adjectives; how to make questions; and what to say in basic conversational situations.
Let’s learn the first set of numbers 1 to 10. Watch out, though, the number 4 can be deadly.Read Lesson
Drill the numbers one through ten! Don't let them suck your blood!
Onwards and upwards! The numbers 11 to 99 - even if you take off your shoes, you won’t have enough toes to count that high. Hopefully.Read Lesson
Practice the vocabulary from the lesson Not Enough Fingers.
It's time for some big numbers: ひゃく, せん, まん.Read Lesson
Practice with numbers! Small, medium, and large numbers.
In Japanese, there are counting units that differ depending on what is being counted!Read Lesson