Japanese For Beginners

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This course is designed for beginners that want to learn Japanese for fun or improve their professional language skills.

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About This CourseBeginner

This beginner’s Japanese course will provide you with high quality and in-depth language lessons which most courses fail to encompass as they only focus on one aspect of learning Japanese. This course takes into consideration everything that includes grammar, listening, speaking, writing and reading.

Here’s what will be covered in this course:

  • Fundamentals of Japanese
  • Hajimemashite
  • Using Numbers
  • Dates and Birthdays
  • Conversational Japanese
  • Understanding Places and Location
  • Navigating Social Scenarios
  • Describing Objects
  • Commonplace terms and phrases

Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to speak Japanese well enough to carry on a conversation.

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About the Instructor:

N. Fujitani

Certified Japanese language instructor with 2+ years of teaching experience. Her fun, interactive lessons have helped learners from China, France, Germany, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, and so on.

Her cheerful smile, her sense of humor, and the dedication she has towards her students makes her one of the best teachers you could ever ask for!

Course Handbook

Japanese for Beginners Practice Pack

Course Curriculum

Course Sections

Lecture 1 – Before You Begin

Lecture 2 – The One Thing You Should Take Advantage Of

Lecture 3 – Studying Vocabulary

Lecture 4 – Studying the 46 Hiragana Characters

Lecture 5 – Probably the Most Important Lessons in This Course

Lecture 6 – Hitoyasumi, Because Studying Can Be Tiring

Lecture 7 – Hajimemashite

Lecture 8 – May I Have Your Name?

Lecture 9 – Vocabulary: Nationality

Lecture 10 – My Nationality

Lecture 11 – Your Country Is…?

Lecture 12 – Vocabulary: Occupation

Lecture 13 – My Occupation Step 1

Lecture 14 – My Occupation Step 2

Lecture 15 – What’s Your Occupation?

Lecture 16 – Grammar: What is “wa” and “desu”

Lecture 17 – Yes & No

Lecture 18 – Hiragana Practice: A, I, U, E, O

Lecture 19 – Hiragana Reading: A, I, U, E, O

Lecture 20 – Hitoyasumi: Names in Japan

Lecture 21 – Numbers 1 – 10

Lecture 22 – Numbers 11 – 99

Lecture 23 – Describing Age

Lecture 24 – My Age

Lecture 25 – Hiragana Practice: Ka, Ki, Ku, Ke, Ko

Lecture 26 – Hiragana Reading: Ka, Ki, Ku, Ke, Ko

Lecture 27 – Months

Lecture 28 – Days of the Month Part 1

Lecture 29 – Days of the Month Part 2

Lecture 30 – My Birthday

Lecture 31 – When’s Your Birthday?

Lecture 32 – Grammar: An Introduction to Particles and a Review of ‘No’

Lecture 33 – Grammar: A Question on… Questions

Lecture 34 – Activity: Guess Who?

Lecture 35 – Hiragana Practice: Sa, Shi, Su, Se, So

Lecture 36 – Hiragana Reading: Sa, Shi, Su, Se, So

Lecture 37 – Vocabulary: Hobbies

Lecture 38 – My Hobby Is…

Lecture 39 – I Actually Have More Than One Hobby!

Lecture 40 – What’s Your Hobby?

Lecture 41 – Hiragana Practice: Ta, Chi, Tsu, Te, To

Lecture 42 – Hiragana Reading: Ta, Chi, Tsu, Te, To

Lecture 43 – Hitoyasumi: The Secrets to bowing

Lecture 44 – Vocabulary: Places

Lecture 45 – The Museum is Here

Lecture 46 – Where?

Lecture 47 – To Be Polite…

Lecture 48 – Hiragana Practice: Na, Ni, Nu, Ne, No

Lecture 49 – Hiragana Practice: Na, Ni, Nu, Ne, No

Lecture 50 – Vocabulary: Department Store

Lecture 51 – Floor Names

Lecture 52 – Cameras are on the 3rd Floor

Lecture 53 – What Floor?

Lecture 54 – Hiragana Practice: Ha, Hi, Fu, He, Ho

Lecture 55 – Hiragana Practice: Ha, Hi, Fu, He, Ho

Lecture 56 – This Is A Camera

Lecture 57 – What Is This?

Lecture 58 – It’s Not Just A Camera, It’s A Camera By Canon

Lecture 59 – What Brand Is This? Where Was It Made?

Lecture 60 – This Is A Camera By by Canon VS This Camera is a Camera Made By Canon

Lecture 61 – Hiragana Practice: Ma, Mi, Mu, Me, Mo

Lecture 62 – Hiragana Reading: Ma, Mi, Mu, Me, Mo

Lecture 63 – Numbers 100-9999

Lecture 64 – Numbers 10000+

Lecture 65 – Prices

Lecture 66 – How Much Is This?

Lecture 67 – Please, Give me This!

Lecture 68 – Conversation Practice… Practice Shopping In Japanese!

Lecture 69 – Please, Give Me This Also!

Lecture 70 – Conversation Practice… Practice Shopping In Japanese Part 2!

Lecture 71 – Grammar: Two New Particles, ‘wo’ and ‘mo’

Lecture 72 – Hmm… I Guess I’m Not Going To Buy This…

Lecture 73 – Activity: At a Japanese Department Store

Lecture 74 – Hiragana Practice: Ya, Yu, Yo

Lecture 75 – Hiragana Reading: Ya, Yu, Yo

Lecture 76 – Vocabulary: Cafe

Lecture 77 – 1 Coffee, 2 Coffees, 3 Coffees…

Lecture 78 – Making Your Order

Lecture 79 – Hiragana Practice: Ra, Ri, Ru, Re, Ro

Lecture 80 – Hiragana Reading: Ra, Ri, Ru, Re, Ro

Lecture 81: Hitoyasumi: Eating in Japan

Lecture 82 – This is ‘Camera’ in Japanese

Lecture 83 – Activity: Show Off Your Language Skills!

Lecture 84 – How Do You Say “Water” in Japanese

Lecture 85 – Activity: Ask for Translations!

Lecture 86: Hiragana Practice: Wa, Wo, N

Lecture 87: Hiragana Reading: Wa, Wo, N

Studying Vocabulary: Additional Resources

Reviews

4.8
11 student reviews
  1. Malika Bousbaine says:

    great course
    I am glad I have taken this course. She made it interested and the exercises help consolidate what has been learned.

  2. Joanna Kubica says:

    Very well constructed course
    Super easy to navigate. Lessons are short and not overwhelming. I am very satisfied with this course.

  3. Stephanie Morris says:

    Great course!
    I loved this course. So easy to follow. I'm looking forward to trying out my new skills in Japan.