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Home > Resources > Learning A Foreign Language Resources > Japanese Language Resources

Japanese Language Resources

Library Resources

Title: 250 essential kanji for everyday use, volume two = Seikatsu no naka no kanji
Location: Kapiolani CC: Japan Collection (2nd floor)
Call Number: PL528 .T862 1998

Title: An introduction to Japanese linguistics
Location: Kapiolani CC: General (2nd floor)
Call Number: PL523 .T74 2007

Title: Handbook of Japanese grammar
Location: Kapiolani CC: Japan Collection (2nd floor)
Call Number: PL685 T36 1994

Title: Japanese characters : illustrated
Location: Kapiolani CC: Reference (1st floor)
Call Number: PL528 .J37 1999

Title: Japanese for busy people I
Location: Kapiolani CC: General (2nd floor)
Call Number: PL539.5.E5 .J28 1995

Title: Japanese Kanji Power: a workbook for mastering Japanese characters
Location: Kapiolani CC: Japan Collection (2nd floor)
Call Number: PL528 .M55 2010

Title: The Kanji dictionary = Kanji jukugo jiten
Location: Kapiolani CC: Reference (1st floor)
Call Number: PL679 .S63 1996

Title: The Kodansha English-Japanese dictionary = [Kodansha Ei-Wa jiten (romanized form)]
Location: Kapiolani CC: Reference (1st floor)
Call Number: PL679 .K54 1989

Title: Kodansha’s romanized Japanese-English dictionary
Location: Kapiolani CC: Japan Collection (2nd floor)
Call Number: PL679 V36 1993

Title: The modern English-Nihongo dictionary = Nihongo gakushu Ei-Nichi jiten
Location: Kapiolani CC: Reference (1st floor)
Call Number: PL679 .M48 1997

Title: Shinpan Neruson Kan-Ei jiten = The new Nelson Japanese-English character dictionary : based on the classic edition by Andrew N. Nelson
Location: Kapiolani CC: Reference (1st floor)
Call Number: PL677.5 .S54 1997

Title: Using Japanese slang
Location: Kapiolani CC: Japan Collection (2nd floor)
Call Number: PL696 K37 1995

ebrary Online Books: You will need UH Number and Last Name to login.

Title: The acquisition of Japanese as a second language
ebrary Link

Podcasts (Links to iTunes)

JapanesePod101.com | Learn Japanese (Audio and Video): JapanesePod101.com is an innovative and fun way of learning the Japanese language and culture at your own convenience and pace. Their language system consists of free daily podcast audio lessons, a premium learning center, and a vibrant user community.

Lean Japanese @ Japancast.net : Learn Japanese with free Japanese lessons in podcast format. They use examples from anime and everyday conversation to teach you Japanese what is useful for everyday life.

Japanese Class (iPod video) : Kyoto Center for Japanese Linguistic Studies - Kyoto Japanese Language School presents "Japanese Class" a Japanese language educational video podcast.

SurvivalPhrase - Japanese : Is an innovative and fun way of learning the Japanese language and culture at your own convenience and pace. Their language system consists of free podcast audio lessons, accompanying PDF guides and a vibrant user community.

Learn Japanese with Beb and Alex : Learn Japanese the entertaining way, a little edgy, different, with humor flavored with a little Osaka dialect

Web Resources

About.com: Japanese Language Japanese Lessons

All About Teaching English In Japan: We've put together some basic lessons on: sentence construction, particles, verb & adjective conjugations plus study tips & tests.

BBC Languages: A Fan In Japan

Charles Kelly's Online Japanese Language Study Materials: These are free-to-use online materials that I have developed to help people study Japanese.

Chiron's Survival Japanese Course: This course is designed for beginners who wish to learn basic Japanese.

Japanese for Young People I: Most of the exercises on this page require a Japanese keyboard or Japanese word-processing capability.

Japanese Language Education System for Speech on an On-demand Network (LESSON/J): The contents are the quizzes using Java applets for learners of Japanese to train themselves for hearing spoken sentences, words, syllables, special morae and accent. Let's try to examine your hearing level for Japanese speech uttered by a professional announcer.

Japanese language learning tools on Web: a listing of may useful websites

The Japanese Page: features audio, video, lessons and download resources.

The Japanese Writing Tutor: This page is meant to help students of Japanese practice their writing skills. By following along with the motion of several animated GIF files, you can hone your writing skills, making your katakana, hiragana, and kanji more legible.

Japanese-Online.com: since 1996has been providing free learning services to people who wish to study the Japanese language. We also now provide a means for Japanese learners to find and talk to one another, as well as seek language exchange relationships with Japanese speakers. Japanese speakers seeking language exchange partners are also invited so you will soon find people to study with!

Japanese-Studies.com: For these lessons your computer must be capable of displaying Japanese characters.

Jôyô96.org: teaching Kana and the Japanese Ministry of Education's Jôyô Kanji since 1996. A strategy based on sound research can mobilize and compel Kanji to contribute to conversational skills. See The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power, and start enjoying Kanji today.

Kanji

Kanji Game: a free program for studying Japanese characters. Learn Hiragana, Katakana, compounds, and vocabulary.

Kanji Networks: An Etymological Dictionary of Chinese Characters as used in Japan, Lawrence J. Howell's and Hikaru Morimoto's kanji dictionary, with hypothetical phonosemantic "etymologies," is searchable by character, radical index, ON and KUN index.

Kanji Practice: is a site which helps learners of Japanese to master reading and writing kanji. Kanji are grouped in sets of 50, following the order used by learners of Japanese at Dartmouth College.

The Kanji Site: Covers Hiragana, katakana, kanji skills

My Japanese Lessons: Japanese lessons and Quizzes

Nihongo o Naru Learn Japanese: This section is intended to break Japanese down into manageable sections starting from the very basics.

Your Dictionary.com: Japanese Dictionaries

SOS Workshop: Introduction to a Foreign Language

Shawn Ford and other Language Instructors will give you some valuable tips on how to be successful on taking a foreign language class

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