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CCSF Language Center
Japanese Links


Click here for the Spring 2013 Learning Center (R207) Japanese tutoring schedule.

Computing in Japanese | Dictionaries | Internet Resources | Language Learning | Media | Search Engines
Computing in Japanese
Search Engine
Dictionaries
Media
Language Learning
  • The Language Mixxer is a free educational website for language exchange (i.e., locating a Japanese conversation partner to exchange Japanese for English) via Skype. Ask your instructor to sign up your class!

  • Genki Self-Study Room offers a variety of helpful materials, including flash cards, games, and listening quizzes, to support learners of Japanese.

  • The Learning Supplements site offers helpful activities for beginning- and intermediate-level learners of Japanese. Try out “counters.”

  • Click here to practice learning hiragana and katakana.

  • Check out Forvo for help with pronunciation.

  • At Gahoh learn to write hiragana, katakana, and kanji with the help of QuickTime movies.

  • Complete a crossword puzzle for beginning- and intermediate-level learners of Japanese.

  • A compilation of Japanese language learning tools, including dictionaries, kanji tools, and more.

  • JP Net, a Japanese language and culture network from MIT.

  • Kanji Furigana (Hiragana) for Japanese Learners converts kanji to hiragana.

  • A kana chart with hiragana, katakana, and kanji.

  • Learn kanji at this site recommended by kanji learners at CCSF.

  • Lessons with sound files to improve your pronunciation.

  • The Purdue University Japanese program site is temporarily unavailable.

  • Ultimate Katakana and Hiragana Challenges. Test your knowledge with these fast-moving games. Compete with players from throughout the world.

  • Internet Resources

Some good starting points for topics concerning Japanese language and culture:

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