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.
ラ, リ, ル, レ, ロ! Say that five times fast. Don't forget to practice your pronunciation of these katakana!Read Lesson
Practice the katakana ラ to ロ and the new vocabulary.
A quiz for the katakana ラ to ロ.
ヨ! Many katakana words use ヤ, ユ, and ヨ in yōon combinations.Read Lesson
Familiarize yourself with ヤ, ユ, and よ and dive into this long practice session.
Big quiz! It's review time.
In this lesson we see how to form yōon with the katakana シ, ジ, and チ.Read Lesson
Finish these yōon off and keep moving!
After that last quiz, this should be a walk in the park!
Don't say goodbye to katakana! You will have to use all of the katakana that you have learned in the future as you continue learning Japanese.Read Lesson
Finish strong with these last few katakana.
This is it! Finish it!