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Introductory Japanese II

This guide is suggested for students of JPN 1112 or those interested in learning Japanese.


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Newspapers

Keeping current of Japan's news and events is one way to immerse yourself within the culture.

Ashahi Newspapers (English)
Daily Yomiuri (English)   
The Japan Times (English)   
Mainichi Newspapers (English)    
MIT Japanese Language News and Magazines
The Sekai Nippo (Japanese)

Language

Enhance your writing skills by selecting from one of these many language sites for katakana and kanji.

Katakana Help

Japanese Writing Tutor
Foreign Languages for Travelers
GenkiEnglish: Talking Katakana Hiragana Chart
GenkiEnglish: Katakana Game
Hiragana Timer
Katakana Timer
Language Guide: Katakana
Linda's Kana Flash Screens
KanaSensei

Kanji Help

Kanji Site-f
Nihongo-Pro Kanji Explorer: JLPT N5
KanjiPal: Free Kanji Games
Real Kanji
Java Kanji Flashcards 500
MIT Japanese 1 Kanji Study Material

Tools

Jim Breen's Japanese-English Online Dictionary
Japanese Language : Penn State University
Japanese Language Learning Tools on Web
Language Guide: Japanese Vocabulary Guide
CosCom Japanese Language Service: Learn Japanese on the Web

Fun Stuff
GenkiEnglish: Cool Phrases in Japanese
Writing Names in Japanese
On-line Learning and Teaching with The Japanese Writing System
Kanji Numbers(YouTube)
Learn Japanese by Singing
Nihongo Japanese Jeopardy
Quizlet: Japanese

Television & Radio

Challenge yourself both visually and aurally by selecting a site to follow Japan's news.


1179 AM Web Radio
CNN
NNN News on Demand 
National Radio Locator-Japan
Tokyo Broadcasting System
Yomiuri News LIVE

Culture     

Learn more about Japan.

AJALT Almanac
House of Councillors
Japan Echo (Interactive Journal)
Japanese Old Photographs in Bakumatsu-Meiji Period

Hands-on Experience

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Last Modified: Monday, January 13th, 2014