Free Japanese Lessons
is the complete list of my free online Japanese lessons. If you are new to the language and don’t know where to start learning, try my Learn
to Speak Japanese page.
If you would like to learn how to write, my Japanese
Writing for Beginners is
a good place to start learning hiragana, katakana and kanji. As for listening
practice, try my Japanese
Audio Files page.
will also find many other tools on my site to help you learn.
great way to keep track of all the updates on my site is by signing up for my
free language newsletters. The Word of the Day
give you something new to study each day. The
Weekly Newsletter will provide you
with all the featured content that has appeared on my site. You can also see
what other learners have asked in my Question of the Week link. You may even
find the answer to a question of your own. I also have a
Language Forum, where you can exchange ideas with other learners or ask
addition to the newsletters, my site also has Phrase of the Day Lessons.
Phrase of the Day helps you to think in Japanese while you are doing common
tasks throughout the day. It will help you get more into the Japanese mindset
and grasp the structure of the language.
can also try out my Simple Japanese
Phrases if you are more of a beginner. They
are great to use if you happen to have a Japanese friend to practice with.
great way to help you learn a language is to make it fun. Try out my
Quizzes and Games link for lots of fun exercises that will make learning even more enjoyable. The more you keep something fun and fresh, the
more you'll want to keep doing it. Learning about culture is also an
effective way to stimulate learning. The Japanese language is closely tied with
its culture, so it is a fascinating and useful way to learn. It is really
difficult to learn a language if you don't have a grasp of the culture. You
can also try out my Reading
Practice, which contains stories about culture and life, but are written in
kanji, hiragana and katakana.
Not to worry as they also contain an English translation and an easy to read
Introduction to Japanese
to Speak Japanese - Thinking of
learning Japanese and want to know more, start here.
* Introductory Lessons
- If you are ready to learn Japanese, start here.
Lessons - Confident with the basic lessons
or want to brush up, go here.
- Verbs, adjectives, particles, pronouns, useful expressions and more.
Writing for Beginners - Introduction to Japanese writing.
* Kanji Lessons
- Are you interested in kanji? Here you will find the most commonly used kanji
* Hiragana Lessons
- Here you will find all 46 hiragana and how to write them.
with Japanese Culture - Lessons to practice hiragana with Japanese
- Here you will find all 46 katakana and how to write them.
Comprehension and Pronunciation
Files - Use them on a regular basis to improve your speech.
Language Videos - Free instructional
videos to improve your comprehension.
Japanese Phrases - Try these simple phrases whenever you
have a chance.
Phrase of the Day
- Think in
Japanese when you do these daily actions.
of the Day - Learn a new Japanese word every day.
- Short Japanese essays about daily life and culture.
* Question of the Week
- Useful questions about the Japanese language from viewers.
Quizzes and Games
* Articles about Japanese
Language and Culture
Japanese Language Newsletters
* Weekly Japanese
* Daily Japanese Word of the Day