Introductory

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.


Lesson

Let's Go to ララ Land: Katakana ラ to ロ

ラ, リ, ル, レ, ロ! Say that five times fast. Don't forget to practice your pronunciation of these katakana!

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Drills

Drill: Katakana ラ to ロ

Practice the katakana ラ to ロ and the new vocabulary.

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Quiz

Quiz: ラ to ロ

A quiz for the katakana ラ to ロ.

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Katakana ヤ, ユ, and ヨ, Also Featuring: Yōon I

ヨ! Many katakana words use ヤ, ユ, and ヨ in yōon combinations.

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Drills

Katakana ヤ to ヨ and Yōon I

Familiarize yourself with ヤ, ユ, and よ and dive into this long practice session.

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Quiz

Quiz: ヤ,ユ, ヨ and Yōon I

Big quiz! It's review time.

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Yōon with Katakana: The Sequel

In this lesson we see how to form yōon with the katakana シ, ジ, and チ.

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Drills

Katakana Yōon Part Deux

Finish these yōon off and keep moving!

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Quiz

Quiz: Yōon II

After that last quiz, this should be a walk in the park!

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Lesson

The Final Katakana: ワ, ヲ and ン

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.

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Drills

The End of the Line: ワ, ヲ and ン

Finish strong with these last few katakana.

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Quiz

Quiz: ワ, ヲ and ン

This is it! Finish it!

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