If you're new to learning Japanese, start with our introductory level. You'll learn the two writing systems, Hiragana and Katakana. You will learn proper Japanese pronunciation. You will learn how to read them as well as how to write each character. You'll also learn simple greetings and how to ask questions.
Watch out for シ and ソ! They like to impersonate each other.Read Lesson
Drill サ to ソ. Be a katakana master!
How well do you know サ to ソ?
Add dakuten to change the "s" sound to "z". It's as easy as that.Read Lesson
Just add those dakuten and rock and roll with practicing ザ to ゾ.
Does it sound like a bee is in here?
Remember, it's "chi", not "ti." And look carefully for the difference between "tsu" and "shi"!Read Lesson
Practice タ to ト and some vocabulary to boot!
Time to tango with タ to ト.
Dakuten is easy, right? Here we learn ダ to ド in katakana.Read Lesson
Practice the katakana ダ to ド.
Time for another quiz!