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.
When trying to spell out foreign words, Japanese uses some special combinations of Katakana. Your name in Japanese might use some of these!Read Lesson
A last few katakana words. They were good times. Are you ready for the next level yet?
Test yourself on the vocab you learned in the last lesson.
You've made it! You've learned all the Katakana and it's now time to prove your knowledge. Get to it!
Time to learn some words that you can use everyday! This lesson teaches you how to say hi. Try saying these phrases to everyone you know!Read Lesson
Practice the words and structures from the lesson, "Saying Hello."
You've just had a good time with your friends. How should you bid them farewell, until you see them next time?Read Lesson
Practice the words and structures in the lesson "Saying Goodbye."
We learn how to make our first sentences in Japanese! The pattern ～は～です is very handy, so get it down pat!Read Lesson
Practice the words and structures from the lesson "I...am...John."
Whenever you say another person's name, always remember to put さん on the end. We are also learning a little more about は and です.Read Lesson
Practice the vocabulary and structures in the lesson "Polite Name Calling."