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Benjamin Barrett's Japanese Lesson Pages | English
Learn to read and write the hiragana while picking up vocabulary.
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Charles Kelly's Japanese Language Study Website | English
Quizzes on hiragana, katakana, kanji, newspaper words, JLPT vocabulary study etc. Section in romaji for computers without Japanese character support.
(Hits: 3,889 Listed: 10/23/2003)
CosCom Japanese on the Web | English
Web versions of language textbooks, reference books. Books and web translations available.
(Hits: 3,890 Listed: 04/01/2002)
CyberTutorials | English
Japanese Language Learning CyberTutorials marketed by Butler Consulting, Inc. on Macintosh CD-ROMS. Lessons on the website.
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Dictation Quizzes for Japanese Speech | English | Japanese
Online listening quizzes. Many levels.
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Drill the Kanji | English
Java-based program for Kanji flashcards and multiple choice tests. Study by meaning, on-readings and kun-readings. Grouped by JLPT levels.
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e-japanese | English | Japanese
Includes: (1) Digital Assisted Language Learning (DALL) platform for Japanese language learning and pedagogy, (2) guide about how to study Japanese language online, (3) how to make and view Japanese PDF file, (4) Power Tool series for Japanese learning, (5) how to use Japanese with English Windows OS. Resources aimed at intermediate and advanced, e.g. how to install Asian fonts, how to input furigana (Rubi). Created by Young Joon Moon, chief editor of Research-J
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eLanguageSchool.net - Japan | English
Free online lessons: text-based basic vocabulary, phrases, grammar. Site has similar offerings for other languages as well.
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Exercise in Japanese Counters | English
Freeware for Macs. Maintained by Purdue University.
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Genki: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese | English
Presented by The Japan Times.
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Human Japanese Forum | English
Free discussion forum about Japanese grammar. Peer answers, also input by members of the Human Japanese Support Team (see www.humanjapanese.com/support.htm). Presented by Pioneer Concepts, which has a CD-ROM text.
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ii-Kanji - Learn Kanji on a Keitai | English
Learn kanji and Japanese vocabulary on Internet-connected mobile phones or PDAs (requires Japanese fonts)
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Japanese Language Now - Rocket Japanese portal | English
Collection of articles about Japanese language and Japanese language learning. Targeted to the beginning Japanese language learner. Includes review of, and links to, Rocket Japanese language software
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Japanese Language Reading Tutorial System | English | Japanese
Dictionary, website links, and quizzes. Reading Resource Bank has a large collection of reading materials (important vocabulary is highlighted and explained in the margin).
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Japanese Online | English
Free online Japanese language and math lessons.
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Japanese Words & Phrases | English
Easy Japanese for children. Originally developed by Japanese person for English-speaking penpal. Personal site.
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Jappleng University | English
A not-for-profit online education platform providing lessons on Japanese language and culture. Information on various cultural topics. Membership based access to additional features.
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jp-lesson | English | Japanese
One-on-one Japanese lessons given online. Pay by the lesson.
(Hits: 3,891 Listed: 10/26/2004)
Kanji alive | English | Japanese
Searchable, web-based tool to help students read and write Japanese kanji. Free, cross-platform, and does not require Japanese fonts. Project at University of Chicago.
(Hits: 3,892 Listed: 06/06/2004)
Kanji Cafe | English
Japanese vocabulary study tool. Create and manage vocabulary lists online.
(Hits: 3,889 Listed: 10/26/2004)
Kanji Worksheet and Interactive Kanji Quiz | English
Kanji quizzes at various levels.
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Learn Japanese Language | English
Online and video lessons for speaking, reading, and writing Japanese language - Kanji, Hiragana, and Katakana symbols
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Learn Japanese Online for Free | English
Site about online japanese learning, including Learn Japanese lessons and course for JLPT. Descriptive and informative techniques about how to study. Includes various alphabetical sets like hiragana, katakana and more
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Learn Japanese-now.com | English
Compares online language courses. Focuses on programs that aim at fast results.
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LESSON/J | English
Japanese Language Education System for Speech on an On-demand Network provides dictation quizzes for Japanese speech.
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Lingualift | English
Online language learning approach using memory optimization techniques. Available for Japanese and other languages
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My Japanese Lessons | English
Interactive quizzes and reviews of hiragana, katakana, and kanji characters, arranged from beginning to intermediate level. Links to penpal groups and language study resources. Flash cards.
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News in Slow Japanese | English
Articles in intermediate to advanced-level Japanese are read at slow and regular speed. Each article has transcripts with popup definitions and readings. Site is updated regularly with current topics. Articles often tie in with real YouTube news clips. Free site.
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NIFONGO - Language Guide | English
Site provides dictionary of Japanese language particles, basic Japanese language grammar analysis and guide.
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Nihongo Juku | Japanese
Study blog for intermediate and advanced students of Japanese. Entries provide listening and reading practice with written explanations of common errors and new vocabulary. Japanese language-only except for new vocabulary.
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Nihongo Master | English
Online social language learning site that aims to teach Japanese in a fun way. Includes freely available tools such as an online dictionary, kanji lookup, and more. Company founded in 2011 with full services from Jan 2013.
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Nihongo Master | English
Online Japanese language lessons, study tools and online community blogs, interest groups, and other activities. Free dictionary.
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Rocket Languages - Japanese | English
Several products for online Japanese study, including free introductory course. User community.
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Teach Yourself Japanese | English
Includes hiragana, katakana, grammar, punctuation, greetings and pronunciation guide of Japanese words. Free message board available to post questions and/or answers.
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theJapaneseTutor.com | English
Dedicated to Japanese language and culture. Includes grammar lessons and quizzes, interactive flashcards and quizzes for kana and kanji. Pages on culture topics. Blogsite.
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TravLang Foreign Languages for Travelers | English
Mini-course of useful travel phrases: numbers, shopping/dining, travel, directions, etc. Multilingual site allows user to select own language as well as target language.
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