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.
We learn the negative form for verbs as well as get to know the particle を in a new pattern.Read Lesson
Change the ～ます to ～ません and use を with a few verbs.
Amanda runs into a friend she hasn't seen in a while, and they catch up over some coffee.Read Lesson
Run some drills based on the vocabulary and conversational situations in the previous lesson, アマンダさん Runs Into A Friend.
Test a little of this, a little of that, and some more of THAT, not to mention your ability to make negative sentence structures. Just keep that attitude positive!
We go back to the present and future with verbs, meet the particle が, and start using なに in questions with verbs.Read Lesson
Practice more with simple verbs and verb patterns.
Five more kanji to get under your belt.Read Lesson
Practice the kanji covered in the previous lesson.
Did you have your raw egg and fermented soy beans over rice for breakfast this morning?Read Lesson
Some people think it smells like feet, but it is "not toe"!
In this lesson we will cover a special verb, the verb します: "to do."Read Lesson